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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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No: Sounds like Peptic Ulcer disease. Get treated for H. Pylori See gastroenterologist who did the egd

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Intestinal ulcer: The duodenum is the first portion of the small intestine where the stomach empties. It is exposed to stomach acid and is at significant risk of ulcer ... Read More
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Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
A Duodenal Ulcer: is an ulceration not in the stomach (as most are), but rather in the first portion of the small intestine. Although less common than peptic or gastric ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Duodenal ulcer heal: Complex issue. 1. What is the cause of the ulcer 2. Where exactly in duo is it. 3. What other illness do you have. 4. What treatments are being given ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: Duodenal ulcers do not heal on their own as these are caused by h pylori infection and need antibiotics and acid suppression therapy to heal.In rare c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
HPylori?: The majority of duodenal ulcers occur in the setting of hpyloriminfection, so that needs to be eradicated. In addition one should be on a ppi and avoi ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Most commonly: Related to acid insult and treated with proton pump inhibitors or h2 blockers.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cuts down stom acid: It is an effective medicine in treating inflammation and pain in the stomach. It is in a class of drugs known as an H2 blocker and has been used for ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Very complex: The pathophysiology of stress-related ulcers is complex. Infection with h pylori is by now a well-known factor. Chronic stress can lead to changes i ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The symptoms are quite similar. Epigastric pain, bloating, nausea, abdominal tenderness are possible symptoms. Food may help but consider seeing a GI ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Currently ongoing: Active means that it is actually ongoing at this time. As opposed to a resolved, or healed ulcer. The difference can be seen on direct visualization ... Read More
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