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does marijuana smoking affect peptic ulcers

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Need close follow-up: When symptoms like pain get worse, the questions include: is the disease spreading, is the medication no longer working, is there a new problem, etc. ... Read More
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Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
Ulcer: Yes, i would take Protonix (or prevacid, or nexium, (esomeprazole) or prilosec, or dexilant) and carafate. However, you should also see a gastroenter ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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Alcohol: alcohol and alcohol. And sometimes NSAIDS like Ibuprofen or Aspirin,"Stress" anxiety, fatty foods and caffeine play a role
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
48 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
NOT USUALLY: Peptic ulcer is usually assosciated with gastric hypersecretion. It responds well to acid supression therapy. Lack of response to therapy could lead ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Ulcers: Ulcers themselves may not effect stomach function at all. It may cause pain and rarely block the stomach exit. The treatment is to remove the cause of ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
34 years experience Internal Medicine
1: Low fat and bland diet provokes less acid stimulation and hence tolerated better in patients with peptic ulcers.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
37 years experience Psychiatry
Ulcer booze: Blunt answer to you = ulcer is deadly complication from drinking. Stop drinking is only way out.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
H Pylori Infection: Peptic ulcer is most commonly caused by infection with a bacteria called H Pylori.Other rare causes may be use of NSAIDs like ibuprofen,naproxen when ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Peptic ulcer: Symptoms are abdominal bloating/burning/pain , belching, feeling of fullness, loss of appetite, nausea/vomiting, unexplained weight loss.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Peptic ulcer: Symptoms are abdominal bloating/burning/pain , belching, feeling of fullness, loss of appetite, nausea/vomiting, unexplained weight loss.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
JUST AVOID: Alcohol, smoking, spicy foods. Eat small amounts more frequently, so as to not distend that irritated tissue too much.
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