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why do you think that your tummy will bleed
Which antibiotics are you on
and what are you taking for your gastritis?
The antibiotics begin with e
And form the Gastritis they begin with. I
you are only on erythromycine for the gastritis?
Yes two both
usually they give you 2-3
Will it go?
will it go where
are you taking anything else like maalox?
will i be ok to go on hoilday
These are the recommened treatmnets for h.pylori
Omeprazole 40 mg QD + clarithromycin 500 mg TID x 2 wks, then omeprazole 20 mg QD x 2 wks
Ranitidine bismuth citrate (RBC) 400 mg BID + clarithromycin 500 mg TID x 2 wks, then RBC 400 mg BID x 2 wks
Bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto Bismol®) 525 mg QID + metronidazole 250 mg QID + tetracycline 500 mg QID* x 2 wks + H2 receptor antagonist therapy as directed x 4 wks
Lansoprazole 30 mg BID + amoxicillin 1 g BID + clarithromycin 500 mg TID x 10 days
Lansoprazole 30 mg TID + amoxicillin 1 g TID x 2 wks**
Rantidine bismuth citrate 400 mg BID + clarithromycin 500 mg BID x 2 wks, then RBC 400 mg BID x 2 wks
Omeprazole 20 mg BID + clarithromycin 500 mg BID + amoxicillin 1 g BID x 10 days
Lansoprazole 30 mg BID + clarithromycin 500 mg BID + amoxicillin 1 g BID x 10 days
My doctor said that is all i need
so you really need more antibiotics if you want to eradicate it
that is not the recommended treatment
Will i be ok?
Yes, you will be 'ok' but it may not work
you can take maalox or mylanta for pain
Still ok to go on holiday?
yes, you can go on holiday
or motrin, ok?
and check in with your doc when you get back about the other treatments I suggested
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My stomach won't bleed will it
don't drink alcohol or take motrin
I'm just scared that it will happen
hey, you can always write to me
It just hurts
take maalox and mylanta
that will help. I promise
maalox OR mylanta
Is it normal for it to hurt?
yes, it can hurt if it is still irritated
it can take months to resolve
Oh ok, can you feel it if my stomach is swollen?
yes, if can be swollen if you have air in there
Cause I one put of my stomach hurts a little more
that is not surprising if your stomach is inflammed
Also when I get a lot of gas and wind it makes me have a bm is that normal
you may want to try simethicone for the excess gas
Is it normal?
So every think sound normal to you?
So you don't think my stomach will bleed that is all I'm scared about.
Can you answer my question first
What is that?
Yes you have
Can you answer my question plz
I think that there is always a possibility of bleeding, but in your case, being 26 years old without any other medical problems, it is highly unlikely
you need to eat a bland diet, no tomatoes, spicy food, acidic food, alcohol or motrin
I have mitral valve prolapse
I mean, no diabetes, kidney failure, lupus, etc
Does it normal cause bleeding
what causes bleding
What I have wrong with me?
does gastritis cause bleeding? yes it can
What happens if it dose?
I'm going on holiday.
then unless you have black or bloody stool, then don't worry about it
and if you do, go to A&E
See that is scared me
I DON'T THINK YOU WILL BLEED
GO ON YOUR HOLIDAY AND HAVE FUN
I feel I could cry
You will be fine
Have you thought about seeing someone for health anxiety
I am an ER doctor
If I thought this was an emergency, I would tell you to go to A&E now
If I thought you should not go on holiday, I would tell you not to go
the fact, that I, as an ER doctor, is telling you that your chance of bleeding is very very small and go have fun, should mean something to you
people pay me $300 in the states to tell them that
if you are still anxious about this, then you need to talk to a counselor
Ok you think I'm begin silly
I think that you need a vacation ;-)
Ok and the medicine will help
go have fun. you are 26 years old.
yes, it will
please have a good time and come back and tell me all about it
I am not going on vacation this year- I have to take my boards again!
Oh ok thank you
You think I am over the top
I think that you are stressing yourself out
What for no reason
I just get scared, cause I don't want it to happen
well, I would like to win the lottery, but that won't happen either
Is it uncommon for bleeding to happen
for you, YES
I have to jet. Gotta pick up my kids.
Have a great vacation and have FUN