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
  • May be acute / chronic
  • Acute gastric problem reduces quickly
  • Chronic gastric problems lead to ulcers

  • 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
  • Constant Pain 
  • Indigestion 
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea 


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


  • 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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I am 30 yrs old. My lower back aches very severely for 5 to 7 days every month. Actually we are planning for family. What should i do now? Will this affect my pregnancy ?
Rasayi  Monday, February 02, 2015
My daughter is 10 years old from Nepal and having gastric problem.She is avoiding to eat and only wants to vomit.So that she is suffering from headache too.I gave her digene and lukewarm water too but its not worked. For 10 years old baby which medicine is preferrable for immediate result? so plz advise soon.
sulocha123  Thursday, November 13, 2014
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
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
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
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