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gastritis and peptic ulcer disease

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Gastritis: Gastritis is inflammation of stomach lining. Ulcer is erosion of the lining.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tara Pernot
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
They can overlap.: Some symptoms of gastritis and gastric ulcer can be the same - abdominal pain and discomfort. Some times an ulcer can cause more severe pain and if i ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Rebound Acid product: It is important to administer PPIs only for patients who will gain a substantial clinical benefit . Beneficial effects of PPIs for GERD and preventio ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Needs Re evaluation: Majority of patients are managed clinically with a once daily dose of a PPI. Use of twice daily dosing of PPI or the addition of a nighttime H2 block ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
That's the same: As above.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
34 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hopefully not: If you are managed with chronic acid reducing medications, you run the risk of low B12 levels in your blood. Get tested and supplement if recommended ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Edmison
18 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: Crohn's disease can affect the entire GI tract and has been known to cause both stomach ulcers and oral ulcers.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Gastric: Ulcers of the three you list are more likely to be malignant.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Rarely: Peptic ulcers and stomach cancer are both caused, in part, by helicobacter infection. A stomach cancer may present as an ulcer. A bona fide peptic alm ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Yes: they may cause an increase in gas and burping.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: yes.. Please see your primary provider to investigate.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
The simple: Answer is no! ibs is a physiological problem and does not by itself cause any of the above problems.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Reflux: Reflux is when stomach contents- either acid or base, go into the esophagus. Continued irritation of the esophagus can lead to changes in the lining o ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience in General Surgery
Possibly: Any type of chronic irritation can cause enough changes that lead to cancer. Patients with bile reflux, especially those with surgically created refl ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garrett Caldwell
8 years experience in Family Medicine
It can be: Pernicious anemia is an anemia caused by a deficiency in vitamin b12. To use b12, you must have intrinsic factor which is made by cells in your stoma ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
That depends: Upon whether or not you have a gluten sensitivity/allergy, celiac sprue or not. If you are someone who suffers with celiac sprue (gluten allergy) then ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: These are common causes of heartburn.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Duman
19 years experience in Gastroenterology
Very rarely, yes: It is very uncommon but there are certain types of stomach inflammation that are potentially pre-cancerous.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
H. Pylori: The majority of peptic ulcers are caused by an infection with the h. Pylori bacteria. Any doctor can test for this easily with a blood test.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Location: One is in the small intestine and the other in the stomach. Duodenal ulcers are also more likely to be a consequence of hpylori.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Mabye: Ulcers can bleed and be very serious. Please see your primary provider to be further evaluated..
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
37 years experience in Gastroenterology
Chronic pancreatitis: Interesting question. Chronic pancreatitis per se does not cause gastric ulcers, but the level of physiologic stress caused by the disease can certai ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in 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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