thank you for going into chat.. This is really frustrating me.
yes, I noticed it got much worse after I ate the pizza
Yes, I took it for 2 days before I had the endoscopy, and I left the bottle at work. So i start again tomorrow.
isn't gastritis a pre-curser to gastric ulcer?
It's called pantoprazole
I had blood work done yesterda
Here is what the report said so far. Fluid in the stomach, Hiatal Hernia, Erythema in the antrum compatible with non-erosive gastritis, erosions in the duodenal bulb compatible with duodenitis (biopsy)
so, is gastritis the same as gastric ulcer?
what do the findings mean? and is gastritis the same as gastric ulcer?
eating that pizza was a mistake. I am feeling like there is a hole in my stomach. Your right about the stress part. I have been under a great deal of stress. I think that contribulted greatly towards it.
Worst part is I have lost about 20 lbs. in the process of all this. I feel starved and yet I have no appetite
I have been really trying to put the weight back on, but I just have no appetite, and that is stressing me out too
if I have no appetite, what can I do to eat the right foods? and yet not feel like my stomach is starving?
my blood pressure last checked was 157/87
not good either
what can I eat that wouldn't have acid in it? Is milk ok? cereal?
I used to weigh about 130 lbs. several month ago, now I'm down to about 107. Not happy about it at all
I hope the doctor does find something wrong, so that something can be done. the emptyness is just killing me
what can I eat to put the lbs. on quicker.?
thinking of having some chocolate ice cream
I am hoping the results would be in soon so I know what the next recourse would be
I used to eat a LOT of strawberries few month back.. that had a lot of acid in it too.
how long will it take for the pills to take effect?
I just put my 92 yr old mother in a home, and that put a lot of stress on me. these last several months with her did not help at all
I took it for 2 days, then the 3rd day I did not take it because I was not allowed to eat and drink after midnight. But I left the pills at work. So tomorrow I will start up again.
I am going to look up what foods to avoid that has acid in it
hopefully the blood tests will reveal some things too
non-acidic foods to look up...
so cantaloupe and honeydew melons are out too, which I just bought
and orange juice
surprising. I was going to put some bananas in with the chocolate ice cream
between avoiding acidic foods, less stress and taking those pills, hopefully I should see some results.
understand. But I have to eat something, othewise I will be a walking stick..
you have been a great help. I am going to research the internet and find foods I can eat without acid.
might if I ask what state you are in?
you have been very helpful. I thank you very much. Yes, it is only 9:20 pm here.
we are on mountain time, but our clocks never change. So we are on same time as California for the time being until the clocks change in a few weeks
only 2.5 state do not change their clock. Arizona, Hawaii and half of Indiana
thank you. I will take the advice and avoid all acid food products.
Hello. Hopefully your online. I have some of the results from the endoscopy that was done last Friday. The biopsy results aren't back yet. But the blood work came back that showed some signs of anemia. I don't know what that has to do with weight loss.
Yesterday, for example, I was only able to finish half my dinner. My husband wanted to have some ice cream. I was actually already full, but i thought I need to eat more. Well, I could only finish half of that too, and I felt like I just had a huge buffet.
I just want to get my weight back to normal. My skin is sagging and I feel like a walking stick. Down from about 130 to 108
thanks. you've been quite helpful. I have a confession to make.. Although I am not proud to say this, and a bit embarrassing. About a year ago, unfortunately had to have top dentures. For the several months following, I had trouble eating. So I think psychologically that may have a bearing on it. And stuck with me.But it has been a long time, and I have been trying my darnest to eat whatever I can.
I think the anemia is caused by me not eating properly. Had I been eating normally and did not have the teeth issues long ago, then I would not have this problem.
But what is concerning is like I said. My stomach feels hungry, but have no appetite. I eat a portion of my plate and I feel stuffed. What do you suggest as an appetite stimulant?
By the way, the gastro person is scheduling me for a stomach CT scan. Is that really necessary ?
Just one more question. these appetite stimulants you recommend sound like prescriptions. Anything I can buy at the food store or over the counter drug store?