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Can someone tell me the typical symptoms of stomach ulcers?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Burning pain.: Burning epigastric pain 90 min-3 hours after meals relieved by food is probably the most distinguishing symptom of peptic ulcer. Other symptoms, like weight loss, blood in stool can be seen.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Pls tell us signs and symptoms of stomach ulcers?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
Varied or none: Pud may present with abd pain, bleeding, nausea/vomiting, early satiety, anorexia or no symptoms at all.
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A 31-year-old male asked:

What's the symptoms of stomach ulcers and what to or not eat when you have them?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
DEPENDING ON : How many and where in the stomach they are, ulcers can go from no pain at all to painful on an empty stomach to pain when you eat. Stools will turn black if they bleed significantly enough.
A 36-year-old member asked:

How do tests tell if you have stomach ulcers?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Endoscopy: Has largely replaced less clear contrast barium swallows. Also, tests for helicobacter pylorii can be done.

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