How To Deal With Heartburn After Drinking Coffee?
Hello … When I was pregnant I often drank coffee when I gave birth after I had stomach ulcers if I was relieved I could not move as usual because the pain was overwhelming … I had to check my blood, how come … Please explain …
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Gastritis is an inflammatory process in the mucosal and submucosal lining of the stomach as a mucosal protection mechanism if there is accumulation
bacteria or other irritants. The inflammatory process can be acute, chronic, diffuse, or local. Complaints of gastritis such as pain and burning heat
upper abdomen. Complaints subside or worsen when followed by eating, nausea, vomiting and bloating.
The diagnosis is made based on symptoms such as the above and physical examination where there is tenderness in the area of the gut. Then to assess the severity of the wound in the gastric mucosa, an endoscopy examination can be performed by a specialist in internal medicine. Blood tests in cases like this do not help much, except if there are complaints of gastric bleeding that is marked by symptoms of black bowel movements so that severe complications of anemia are also suspected.
Treatment using drugs that work as a protector of the gastric mucosa or suppress the production of stomach acid. In addition, to prevent recurrence and reduce the severity, avoidance of risk factors for triggers is needed, including:
1. Eating patterns that are not good such as eating late, spicy foods, eating large portions
2. Drink coffee and tea often
3. Bacterial or parasitic infections
4. Long-term use of analgesic drugs and steroids
5. Smoking and alcohol consumption
6. Psychic stress
Carry out further consultations with a specialist in internal medicine if symptoms do not improve or suspected complications in the form of gastrointestinal bleeding, gastric ulcer, or anemia.
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