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Nursing diagnosis for peptic ulcer disease

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Hp -Pud-CA in some: H. pylori infection can lead to chronic gastritis, atrophy of mucosa, and fibrosis with intestinal metaplasia, this change increase risk of Cancer, i... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Varies: Ulcers can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, bleeding, anemia or weight loss. Ironically, most ulcers are probably asymptomatic.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Peptic Ulcer Disease: A peptic ulcer is a sore in the inner lining of the stomach or upper small intestine (duodenum). Ulcers develop when the intestine or stomach's prote... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Other than what?: The mainstay of ulcer treatment for the past 2 decades had been acid suppression with proton pump inhibitors such as prilosec, prevacid, nexium, dexil... Read More
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Please see: Please see your gastroenterologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the correct answer.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Pain, nausea: Most ulcers are probably asymptomatic but common symptoms include mid upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, and black tarry stools.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Define recent: Pylera is a combo pill used to treat helicobacter pylori which causes ulcers. Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) is a proton-pump inhibitor in the same class ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Weight loss and PUD: Involuntary weight loss is always considered a clinical "red flag." that being said, it is not a surprise that peptic ulcer disease patients may expe... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Someone taking NSAID: The 2 most common causes of stomach or duodenal ulcers are infection with the helicobacter pylori bacteria and the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammat... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garrett Caldwell
Dr. Garrett Caldwellanswered
Family Medicine 9 years experience
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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
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 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Peptic ulcer: Triple therapy is used for the eradication of h pylori disease she may need to have a repeat course sometimes first course does not work. I f she stil... Read More

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