Doctors for Acid Peptic Disorders in Anand Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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ACID PEPTIC DISORDERS
Symptoms of acid peptic disorder or ulcer may include burning pain in upper/middle stomach after meals, heartburn, bloating, vomiting, in general. Severe symptoms may include black stool, blood vomiting, sudden loss of weight, and severe pain in abdomen.
HOW IS ACID PEPTIC DISORDERS DIAGNOSED?
Acid peptic disorders are diagnosed by conducting stool and blood test, barium radiography, breath test and endoscopy.
HOW IS ACID PEPTIC DISORDERS TREATED?
The treatment for younger patients is generally with medication of antacids or antagonists which help in decreasing the amount of acid in the stomach. Other treatment includes changes in diet and eradication of H pylori. A surgery may be suggestive for patients with failure to medical treatment or which result in complications of excessive pain, bleeding, obstruction and perforation.
DID YOU KNOW?
Acid peptic disorder can be prevented with changes in diet and lifestyle. Good amount of exercise, control of consumption of alcohol, decrease intake of tea and caffeine and various other changes will help in maintaining healthy function of the stomach.