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i think i may have a perforated stomach ulcar

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: If you suffered a perforated stomach or duodenum > 24hrs ago, you would likely be hospitalized, in surgery or dead by now. Such perforations lead ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: A perforated bowel usually will make you very sick - fever, vomiting and severe pain. If you have had stomach ulcers in the past I would not waste to ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Low risk: Aspirin can cause erosions in the stomach leading to ulcers. Untreated ulcers can perforate over time but this requires a great deal of neglect of wh ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely infection,: needs to be rechecked by your surgeon. This could mean an abscess is recurring.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
19 years experience Family Medicine
No set time: We are unable to say how long it takes for ulcer to perforate- most of the time if someone perforates- they did not know they had an ulcer. It is dep ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience Pediatrics
Fishbone: Yes, probably went through your system fine without blood GI tract or stool blood, abdominal pain, difficulty swallowing. Fluids will flush that thru ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Acute abdomen: Death from internal bleeding, infection, peritonitis can be seen following a perforated stomach/ulver. Sometimes the diagnosis can be missed at first ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Not risky: We know that most ulcers are not caused by door or stomach acid, but by a bacteria which leads to gastritis. Soda won't cause ulcers. I suggest you mo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Valerie Cacho
11 years experience Sleep Medicine
Yes: Dear Girish, Vomiting can increase the pressure in your stomach and if there is an ulcer the blood vessels can pop and cause you to bleed or perforat ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Yes and no: This is possible but in therapy you would be better with Celebrex (celecoxib). You physicians can evaluate you to see if you have the ulcer and it ... Read More

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