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Peptic ulcer

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Acid related ulcer: This term generally refers to stomach or duodenal ulcers. The 2 most common causes of stomach or duodenal ulcers are infection with the helicobacter ... Read More
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Ulcer in stomach/duo: It can be an ulcer either in the stomach or first part of small intestine, the duodenum. It can be caused by medications (typically non-steroidal med... Read More
Dr. Enrique Molina
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Take antiacid: take an antiacid from the PPI family (omeprazole, pantoprazole, etc). avoid NSAIDs (ibuprofen, aleve, (naproxen) etc). Get tested for a bacteria calle... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Mabye: Ulcers can bleed and be very serious. Please see your primary provider to be further evaluated..
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Can be: Can give you pain/ stomach upset, bleeding, anemia. Please see your doctor. You may need to see a gastroenterologist for further evaluation- i.E an e... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
Endoscopy: Has largely replaced less clear contrast barium swallows.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Peptic ulcer: Symptoms are abdominal bloating/burning/pain , belching, feeling of fullness, loss of appetite, nausea/vomiting, unexplained weight loss.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
JUST AVOID: Alcohol, smoking, spicy foods. Eat small amounts more frequently, so as to not distend that irritated tissue too much.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Varied or none: Pud may present with abd pain, bleeding, nausea/vomiting, early satiety, anorexia or no symptoms at all.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
PROTON PUMP: Inhibitors like omeprazole, zegerid, nexium, dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) prevacid, aciphex, pantoprazole(generic protonix).
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
What can you afford?: Best medicine for anyone is something that you can afford whether thru insurance or just cash pay. Next does this medicine actually do what you need i... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 28 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.
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Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 years experience
Stomach Pain: Most common symptom of peptic ulcer is having burning pain in your upper abdomen that is worse when you haven't eaten and gets temporarily better with... Read More
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