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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience 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

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Varies: Ulcers can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, bleeding, anemia or weight loss. Ironically, most ulcers are probably asymptomatic.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Pain, nausea: Most ulcers are probably asymptomatic but common symptoms include mid upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, and black tarry stools.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garrett Caldwell
8 years experience 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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
34 years experience 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 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
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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