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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Edmison
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: Most colon anastomotic ulcers are chronic due to poor blood supply to that area. Usually not serious. If you have crohns, the ulcer could represent ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Be careful: If you smoke or take a lot of medication such as Ibuprofen (nsaids), then stop those things too. Make sure to stay in touch with your surgeon as well.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
32 years experience Bariatrics
It's too long: It's likely that you have an underlying cause of the ulcer that needs to be addressed. Cigarette smoking, alcohol, anti inflammatory medications are ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
Anastomotic ulcer: Yes. A blockage or narrowing of your gastro jejunal anastomosis can occur if you have an anastomotic ulcer. The ulcer needs to be aggressively treated ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
H Pylori eradication: Peptic ulcers are commonly caused by helicobacter pylori infection, a tough bacteria that can survive in the acidic environment of the stomach. Gettin ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Check out this link.: Best wishes! http://health.Howstuffworks.Com/wellness/natural-medicine/herbal-remedies/herbal-remedies-for-ulcers.Htm.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, antibioti: Most corneal ulcers come about from overwear or abuse of contact lenses. Treatment is to first see an ophthalmologist and get the condtion diagnoses ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Alkalinize mouth: Decrease acids that you eat or drink. Stop coffee, tea, sodas. Drink only water. Get some antacid liquid like maalox or mylanta and use a tablespoon o ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Wong
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Serious Problem: The only treatment for corneal ulcer is copious use of antibiotic known to be effective against the particular type of bacteria causing the infection. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
PPIs: Proton pump inhibitors or h2 receptor antagonists. However, if you have been infected with helicobacter pylori you will need treatment for this. See y ... Read More

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