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can you feel an ulcer
A 35-year-old member asked:
45 years experience Dentistry
Where?: Stomach is usually excessive acid or sometimes a bacterial or lack of problem.
Mouth ulcers usually are from trauma or herpetic virus.
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
Acid: "peptic" ulcers, most commonly referred to as gastric or stomach ulcers are mostly a result of an imbalance of acid to normal acid protection. The sto ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
27 years experience General Practice
Treating Ulcers: That would depend on what kind and what caused the ulcer. Many ulcers are in fact caused by an infection with helicobacter pylori or "h. Pylori". This ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Long time, can recur: Ulcers of stomach, duodenum can be recurrent, can be chronic. Commonest causes are from infection with h. Pylori bacteria, use of Aspirin or nsaids, ... Read More
38 years experience General Surgery
Where?: Where are the ulcers that you are asking about? There are too many possibilities without more information.
A 48-year-old member asked:
39 years experience Phlebology
No inflow: Venous stasis is caused by valve problems that allow blood from deep high-pressure veins to enter low-pressure veins just under the skin. These veins ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
22 years experience Podiatry
Yes: You need to eliminate the cause of the ulcer, which is usually a result of pressure and/or lack of blood flow, edema.
A 35-year-old male asked:
51 years experience Family Medicine
Biopsy: If they are biopsied for sign of cancer or infection those issues can be addressed. If uninfected & not malignant, acid suppression therapy & diet can ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
60 years experience Family Medicine
Ulcers: The usual test done to diagnose ulcers of the GI tract is gastro endoscopy where your Gastroenterologist looks directly into your stomach
A 42-year-old female asked:
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
PPI, H2B.: Proton pump inhibitors (prilosec, prevacid, etc), or h2 blockers (e.g. Zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid) usually do the trick. See your family physician to ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
32 years experience Family Medicine
Pls be specific: Where is the ulcer, has it been diagnosed by a doctor, the cure for ulcer will depend on the cause of the ulcer.
A 24-year-old female asked:
29 years experience Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: Ulcers can occur anywhere & everywhere. I suspect that you may be referring to a peptic ulcer which can cause abdominal (stomach) pain. Best to go see ... Read More
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