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Whats d best meds to use for stomach ulcers during pregnancy. I am 5weeks and my ulcer jus came back. Pain is unbearable at tyms.

Whats d best meds to use for stomach ulcers during pregnancy. I am 5weeks and my ulcer jus came back. Pain is unbearable at tyms.

Pregnancy Test: Please do a pregnancy test first. You can start using Tums (calcium carbonate) in the meantime. What medications have you been taking for the stomach ulcers till now? Maybe you will be able to continue all of them. Need more info from you. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What is the difference between pregnancy symptoms and ulcer symptoms? How can you tell?

What is the difference between pregnancy symptoms and ulcer symptoms? How can you tell?

See below.: Ulcer generally presents with upper abdominal pain which can either get better or worse with food. Pregnancy often presents with absent periods and : nausea or vomiting breast enlargement and tenderness increased urinary frequency without pain fatigue. ...Read more

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How does a stomach ulcer complicate pregnancy?

How does a stomach ulcer complicate pregnancy?

Can be serious: Peptic ulcer disease can be a serious. The ulcer can lead to maternal blood loss, perforation, etc. Gastritis (irritation of the stomach lining) and heatburn are common in pregnancy. If you have a known ulcer you should see your ob/gyn to assist with treatment with antiacids and in some cases antibiotics for an infection known as helicobacter pylori. These conditions are all managable. ...Read more

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Can ulcer cause vomiting in pregnancy?

Can ulcer cause vomiting in pregnancy?

ANY: Inflammatory process of the stomach, whether ulcerative or not, can cause nausea and vomiting. Ulcers bleed, so it is possible for you to know if you vomit coffee ground looking stuff. Either way, please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is aphthous mouth ulcers bad in pregnancy?

Is aphthous mouth ulcers bad in pregnancy?

Not enough info: Aphthous ulcers will not harm the baby. But are you sure they are aphthous ulcers. Might be good idea for your dentist to have a look. ...Read more

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Are haemorrhoids associated with stomach ulcer and pregnancy in women?

Are haemorrhoids associated with stomach ulcer and pregnancy in women?

See below: Pregnancy can cause increased pressures resulting in enlarged hemorrhoid veins. Hemorrhoids are not related to stomach ulcers. ...Read more

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NY wife is 20th week in her pregnancy she still has nausea and now she has got mouth ulcers on toungue what can we do?

NY wife is 20th week in her pregnancy she still has nausea and now she has got mouth ulcers on toungue what can we do?

Ask her OB?: Many pregnant women find that taking (eating, drinking) ginger helps tremendously with nausea: ginger in tea, ginger root, however you want to take it. Mouth ulcers (and really all such questions) can ONLY be addressed by a doctor who can see and examine the patient, you should take these to the OB doctor not online. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Bolhack
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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


Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more