Treatment For Gastric Acid That Spreads To The Large Intestine?
Hey, I want to ask a few days ago I went to see a doctor about my stomach ache, he said my stomach acid had spread to the large intestine, whether my large intestine had an infection or what. And how to handle it. Thanks
Hello Erwin Liamata
Stomach acid is a substance that is normally produced by our body (stomach). Excessive stomach acid can cause inflammation or damage to the stomach, esophagus (esophagus), and also the small intestine.
It should be clarified the complaints that you feel, such as whether pain in the abdomen / upper abdomen appears 2-3 hours after eating, whether there is black bowel movements, whether there are other complaints such as nausea, vomiting, fever, liquid bowel movements ( diarrhea). Some possible causes of your complaint include:
Duodenal ulcer Infection of the stomach and intestine (gastroenteritis) Problems in digestive dyspepsia Gastroesophageal disease Gastroesophageal Reflux DiseaseGERD Gastritis Excessive gastric acid and also infection of the stomach (H. pylori) can cause damage to your stomach wall for long periods of time as well as damage to gastroenteritis. your intestinal wall. But you should consult with a specialist in internal medicine because it requires a more complete interview, physical examination, blood tests, to endoscopy to see the condition of your stomach and intestines. Some things you can do for your stomach acid complaints are:
Eat regularly, don't eat too late, and avoid consuming foods that are too spicy, fizzy, alcoholic, contain caffeine (coffee, tea) because they can increase irritation to your stomach and intestines. Avoid using painkillers or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) in the long run. length, you should consult a doctor to get a safe drug for your stomach. Eat smaller portions but often if there are complaints of nausea Avoid excessive stress Stop smoking habits Get used to waiting 2-3 hours after the last meal if you want to sleep and sleep in a higher pillow position to avoid stomach acid rising into the esophagus You can also consume drugs drugs that reduce over-the-counter stomach acid such as antacids. Hopefully this information can be useful for you.