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A 19-year-old female asked:

what can cause an inflamed stomach (organ) to rupture?

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Dr. Joseph Ortiz
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Peptic ulcer: An inflamed stomach (gastritis) can lead to stomach rupture if it develops into a gastric ulcer that becomes perforated - a complication where by the contents of the inside of the stomach can open into the area outside of the stomach. This would be a surgical emergency.

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A 60-year-old male asked:

I have what looks like a rupture in the center of my stomach. My dr doesn't thinkso. What type of dof drdr shoold i see?

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Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Please clarify: Don't understand quite well but a ruptured stomach is serious and patients are usually sick. Perhaps you mean a hernia?

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