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how do i know if i have a stomach ulcer

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain after meal: Pain after food, vomiting, blood in vomit/stool.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Takao Ohnuma
63 years experience Medical Oncology
EGD endoscopy: This can be diagnosed best by esophageal, gastric and duodenal (EGD) endoscopy. Patient with stomach ulcer may notice epigastric pain, acid regurgitat ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
55 years experience Plastic Surgery
See your doctor 1st: 1. See your doctor 2. Let him/her examine you and come to some impression 3. Investigations will be done as needed. 4. Then he/she will advise you ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Endoscopy: You would need an upper endoscopy, which is a camera that is inserted through your mouth to look directly at the stomach.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Upper endoscopy: With an upper endoscopy the doctor can directly look into your stomach and evaluate if you have any ulcers or inflammation or anything else going on i ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Upper gi: First have an endoscopy and they can check to see if bacteria are a cause. Then start a treatment plan probably a medication to block acid production ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Acidic/fatty foods: In researching this question i found many lists of food to avoid that were completely undocumented & questionable- for example, most lists said to avo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Look for the signs: Many patients describe it as a burning or gnawing feeling between the bellybutton and the chest. The stomach upset caused by ulcers typically lasts a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
35 years experience Family Medicine
OTC Prilose: This may work for you but I am not sure if you actually have an ulcer. There are a large number of things that feel like ulcers. If this continues a ... Read More

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