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Is colon anastomotic ulcer treatible?

Is colon anastomotic ulcer treatible?

Depends: Most colon anastomotic ulcers are chronic due to poor blood supply to that area. Usually not serious. If you have crohns, the ulcer could represent recurrent disease and escalating treatment should be considered. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more


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I had the gastric bypass 2007 and I have a anastomotic ulcer. I'm taking raniidine 150 and sucralfate 1 mg 3x/day. Suggestions?

I had the gastric bypass 2007 and I have a anastomotic ulcer. I'm taking raniidine 150 and sucralfate 1 mg 3x/day. Suggestions?

Be careful: If you smoke or take a lot of medication such as Ibuprofen (nsaids), then stop those things too. Make sure to stay in touch with your surgeon as well. ...Read more

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I had the gastric bypass 2007 and I have a anastomotic ulcer. I 'm taking raniidine 150 and sucralfate 1 mg 3x/day. I in pain and 8yrs is too long?

I had the gastric bypass 2007 and I have a anastomotic ulcer. I 'm taking raniidine 150 and sucralfate 1 mg 3x/day. I in pain and 8yrs is too long?

It's too long: It's likely that you have an underlying cause of the ulcer that needs to be addressed. Cigarette smoking, alcohol, anti inflammatory medications are often the cause, but there are many other possibilities. See your bariatric specialist. ...Read more

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5 yrs. Postop gastric bypass, not able to have solid food 3 months, now passing old stool and have anastomotic ulcer. Blockage possible?

Anastomotic ulcer: Yes. A blockage or narrowing of your gastro jejunal anastomosis can occur if you have an anastomotic ulcer. The ulcer needs to be aggressively treated with proton pump inhibitors and carafate (sucralfate). Also make sure you are not taking any nsaids or smoking. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for ulcer?

H Pylori eradication: Peptic ulcers are commonly caused by helicobacter pylori infection, a tough bacteria that can survive in the acidic environment of the stomach. Getting tested for and treated for this condition is important in peptic ulcers. H. Pylori is not the cause. Stomach acid suppression with proton pump inhibitors may also be effective depending on the type, location, and severity of he ulcer. ...Read more

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What's the homemade treatment for ulcers?

Check out this link.: Best wishes! Http://health. Howstuffworks. Com/wellness/natural-medicine/herbal-remedies/herbal-remedies-for-ulcers. Htm.

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What is the treatment for corneal ulcer?

What is the treatment for corneal ulcer?

Diagnosis, antibioti: Most corneal ulcers come about from overwear or abuse of contact lenses. Treatment is to first see an ophthalmologist and get the condtion diagnoses (remove your contacts whenever the eye gets red or painful). You will be started on antibiotics to treat the infection and allow healing. Most do well but a few have rare infections that require more invasive treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of aphthus. Oral ulcer?

What is the treatment of aphthus. Oral ulcer?

Alkalinize mouth: Decrease acids that you eat or drink. Stop coffee, tea, sodas. Drink only water. Get some antacid liquid like maalox or mylanta and use a tablespoon of it swishing and rinsing for 1 minute after each meal and before bed. Decreasing acidity in the mouth helps to heal and prevent these ulcers. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a corneal ulcer?

What is the best treatment for a corneal ulcer?

Serious Problem: The only treatment for corneal ulcer is copious use of antibiotic known to be effective against the particular type of bacteria causing the infection.

This is a real concern. See your eye doctor at once. ...Read more

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Are there any alternatives to sucralfate for ulcer treatment?

Are there any alternatives to sucralfate for ulcer treatment?

PPIs: Proton pump inhibitors or h2 receptor antagonists. However, if you have been infected with helicobacter pylori you will need treatment for this. See you doctor or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover after treatment for a corneal ulcer?

Depends: Treatment for an ulcer is complete when the corneal epithelium (surface cells) cover over the ulceration and the infection is resolved. Frequently the degree of infection and ulceration dictates the timeframe. I would expect to be treated a minimum of 7-10 days, and out of contact lenses for 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Are oral corticosteroids used as a common treatment for corneal ulcers?

Are oral corticosteroids used as a common treatment for corneal ulcers?

Oral steroids: Due to possible systemic side effects and other available therapies, oral steroids are not commonly used in the treatment of infectious corneal ulcers. If the corneal ulcer is inflammatory in nature, oral steroids are commonly utilized. You need to see an eye doctor as soon as possible for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for quick healing of diabetic neuropathic ulcer?

What is a good treatment for quick healing of diabetic neuropathic ulcer?

Diabetic Ulcer: Offloading is the most helpful treatment for a neuropathic ulcer. Having said that, the treatment should be performed by a physician with experience in treating diabetic foot wounds. Diabetic wounds can be complicated and having them treated sooner rather than later can make a huge difference in the patient's life. ...Read more

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Can you please suggest treatment for quick healing of diabetic neuropathic ulcer?

Can you please suggest treatment for quick healing of diabetic neuropathic ulcer?

Rx Diabetic Ulcer: There are two main causes of diabetic foot ulcers: neuropathy and arterial. These have different forms of treatment. Unfortunately, both can be involved in the same ulceration so attention by a trained health professional is vital. Contact your primary care physician, wound center, or podiatrist for further workup and attention. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for antral gastritis? Is this the starting stage of ulcer?

What is the treatment for antral gastritis? Is this the starting stage of ulcer?

Check out these: Links. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/gastritis/ds00488.. http://m.activebeat. Co/your-health/10-signs-you-may-have-an-ulcer/? utm_source=google;utm_campaign=adwords;utm_medium=cpc;utm_keyword=ulcer%20symptoms. Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/367795-herbal-medicines-for-severe-gastritis/#page=1. ...Read more

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About every month I get ulcer on soft palate and tung it is painful and effect speach and eating what is the causes and the treatment?

Canker sores: Canker sores are not pleasant and can be painful and uncomfortable. Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (the cause is not known) and recurrent aphthous ulcers are usually self-limiting. Your dentist may prescribe an antimicrobial mouth rinse corticosteroid ointment to control the pain and irritation. ...Read more

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If I've previously had an ulcer, and I am displaying all the symptoms, could it be coming back? Would it be a horrible idea to put myself back on the treatment I was previously on?

If I've previously had an ulcer, and I am displaying all the symptoms, could it be coming back? Would it be a horrible idea to put myself back on the treatment I was previously on?

Possible: Yes, it can occur again. The most common cause of ulcer is h. Pylori bacteria, which requires antibiotic therapy and acid suppression. Antiinflammatory meds can also cause it. Gastric ulcers (stomach) can be concerning if not proven to be completely healed on follow-up endoscopy. You can take the acid blocking meds but you should definitely see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for an ulcer of the ankle?

Go to the dr: Don't play with ulcers urself. Firt find etiology. Is it a venous or arterial ulcer for example. Any comorbidites factors? Circulatory status needs to be assessed, presence of infection determined etc
Then treatment plans can be initiated. ...Read more

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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


Anastomosis (Definition)

Literaly, two openings / streams come together. When two blood vessels join, or a surgeon joins two separated loops of bowel, an anastomosis ...Read more