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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics

Question: hiperacidity ,biliary gastritis

 culgirlydy - Mon Jan 22, 2007 5:51 pm

how can be hiperacidity which causes distention treated?
 Dr. Safaa Mahmoud - Sun Jan 28, 2007 5:57 pm

User avatar Hello,

Treatment of such cases (hyperacidity) depends primarily on the underlying cause.

In cases of heart burn, GERD or gastritis and gastric ulcer. Proton pump inhibitors (PPI) are commonly used to treat this conditions as they decrease the gastric acid secretion.

Prokinetic drug that strengthens the sphincter and improves the gastric emptying in cases of GERD.

In most of the cases,
Certain foods are known to aggravate the condition, and you better avoid them. These include chocolate, beverages containing caffeine, alcohol, fatty and fried foods, garlic and onions, spicy and tomato containing foods. In addition smoking is one of he precipitating factors that should be avoided.

Hope this is useful.
Keep us updated.
Best regards.

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