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Gastric Problems - First Aid and Emergency Treatment Guide

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First Aid-Gastric Problems

  What are Gastric Problems?

  • Occurs in stomach / oesophagus
  • Disturbance of gastric mucosa leads to acid secretion 
  • Acids contact stomach nerve endings
  • Causes pain / discomfort
 Types
  • May be acute / chronic
  • Acute gastric problem reduces quickly
  • Chronic gastric problems lead to ulcers


Causes 
  • Physical and mental stress can also cause ulceration
  • Causes of gastric mucosa inflammation:
    a. Acidic foods
    b. Alcohol
    c. Smoking
    d. Stress
    e. Drugs 

Gastric Problem Causes

Drugs which causes gastric trouble
  • Aspirin
  • Nicotine
  • Corticosteroids
  • Erythromycin
  • Beta- Blockers
 Symptoms
  • Constant Pain 
  • Indigestion 
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea 

Indigestion

Avoid 
  • Hot Spicy foods
  • Alcohol 
  • Smoking 
  • Excessive eating 
  • Large meals before bed 
  • Fatty food
  • Pulse 
  • Late nights

Avoid


Treatment
  • Acute problems resolve spontaneously 
  • Chronic problems should be treated
  • Drugs for treatment include:
    a. Antacids 
    b. H2 antagonists 
    c. Proton pump inhibitors
  • Timely meals releives pain due to ulcers
  • Consult - Gastroenterologist.

Treatment Gastric Problems

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Amee7
I am 39 yrs. old and facing gastric problem since 1 year now Gas started to comes up at the head and normal pain started in heart and head, so pls. advise
Amee7  Thursday, June 12, 2014
kistan
i am 30 years old, i used get pain often on left side neck and hand and leg. i dont know what type of disease this is? could u give suggestion regarding this?
kistan  Wednesday, June 04, 2014
9008114607
I am 30 years old and having gastric problem last one year ago silent pain in stomach and also my heart is silent pain so please advise the solution.
9008114607  Friday, May 30, 2014
naizar
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naizar  Thursday, May 29, 2014
Lakhan40
I am 50 years old and having gastric problem last 2 years. my problem start from evening when I reached at home and fresh-up and take the dinner gas has start to make and came to direct in HEART and my heart beating so fast and final went to hospital and take IV injection than relief after half an hour. so please advise me the solution
Lakhan40  Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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