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How do you get an ulcer

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Joyce
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
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Apthous : Ask your dr for apthasol, a paste that may lessen length of sore.No cure.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Oral Ulcers: Could be infection vs irritation vs allergic to food/medication. It also depends on travel history, sexual history, occupational history. All of these ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See a GI Dr.: To get fully treated, see a GI dr. Get placed on rx ppi medications, get a full exam and instructions on a proper diet. Avoid all your trigger foods, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olaf Johansen
35 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Very rare: If you have a jejunal ulcer which is very rare there is usually some other underlying condition causing this. Eg crohns or, zollinger ellison syndrome ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
More than youths: Elderly, compared with young people, have additional risk for ulcers: 1) higher incidence of helicobacter pylori; 2) greater sensitivity to nsaid's; ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
In the olden times: The diet was the only answer. Dairy and especially milk, liquid antacids and avoidance of spiced foods. We now know that ca++ stinulates gastrin, a ho ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: By definition! because in a diabetic, foot ulcers have multiple causes including abnormal foot pressure, neuropathy, vascular insufficiency, poor ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
What kind of ulcer?: Pressure ulcers (decubitus ulcers, "bedsores") occur from pressure which decreases blood flow, often with other factors like poor nutrition, poor hygi ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Peptic : Peptic ulcer disease is a condition that is predominantly caused by bacteria called helicobacter pylori. This bacterium is commonly found in people (5 ... Read More

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