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what are the symptoms of an ulcer

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain after eating: Usually the stomach pain will occur sometime after eating. Pain will get worse with eating onions, tomatoes, garlic. Pain will get better with antia ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain when hungry: Many people have no pain with ulcers but it is described as a gnawing pain in the upper abdomen , worse when hungry and relieved with eating.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Pain, bleeding, etc: Where is ulcer? If you have ulcer on your foot, your foot might hurt, turn red, have foul smelling pus draining, and feel hot to touch. Same goes for ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: First burning sensations.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Stomach ulcer: You can experience pain with eating and start to develop black, tarry stools.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: If you are taking pantoprazole and having stomach pains from it then this is a side effect and you should try another medication. It is always best no ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Same as in men!: Soreness below the sternum, to burning pain, which will increase with spicy or acidic foods. Drinking fluids dampens symptoms, but hunger will increa ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Ask your doc: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Ulcer Treatment: I would speak with your pediatrician. You want to make sure that this was caused by excessive aspirin and not h. pylori.
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Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
I presume you mean: stomach or gastric ulcer (there can be ulcerations of skin wounds, in the mouth, etc)? Burning pain in the lower chest or upper abdomen, often relieve ... Read More
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