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How can I remedy a bleeding ulcer?

How can I remedy a bleeding ulcer?

See a doctor: I do not know how you would know if you have a bleeding ulcer. Have you seem a doctor or had endoscopy for this diagnosis? Bleeding from ulcers of the stomach can range widely, from minor to severe. Usually medical treatment to lower the stomach acid, and antibiotic treatment if a biopsy or breath test shows h. Pylori is present is a starting point. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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Can reticulocytosis cause a bleeding ulcer?

Can reticulocytosis cause a bleeding ulcer?

The opposite: Reticulocytosis by definition means increase number of red cells, most of the time because of anemia. Bleeding ulcer can cause anemia, then your retic count will be higher than normal. You should be treated for the ulcer to stop the bleeding. Contact your doctor immediately so you can be treated right away. ...Read more

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How long does a bleeding ulcer surgery take?

How long does a bleeding ulcer surgery take?

Depends: Many times surgery for a bleeding ulcer is being done as an emergency surgery. Depending on how much surgery is needed, ulcer repair or resection of the bleeding part, the operation can be 1 to 2 hours or longer. ...Read more

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Can I have a drink if I have a bleeding ulcer?

Can I have a drink if I have a bleeding ulcer?

Bad plan!: Alcohol irritates the inner lining of the stomach and increases stomach acid production. Both of these effects may tip one over the edge, leading to life-threatening bleeding. Abstain from alcohol until your ulcer is completely healed (please). ...Read more

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How to determine if I have an ulcer in my stomach or bleeding?

How to determine if I have an ulcer in my stomach or bleeding?

Depends: Peptic ulcers cause pain and indigestion feelings. They can also bleed. So patients with bleeding ulcers will have the pain in there upper abdomen and lower chest. The blood causes the stool to become darker. This can be tested in an office or hospital. If this is causing trouble seek medical attention and get it treated. ...Read more

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Help can chronic bleeding ulcer lead to increased erythropoiesis?

Help can chronic bleeding ulcer lead to increased erythropoiesis?

Erythropoiesis: Any form of blood loss will cause your body to work to create more blood cells to replenish the loss. This process is called erythropoiesis. If the bleeding is significant enough or has been going on long enough, it is possible to become iron deficient. Iron deficiency is commonly caused by using up iron stores for red blood cell production but can also be caused by nutritional deficiency. ...Read more

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What affect will drinking have on recovery from a bleeding ulcer?

Don't do it. : It will slow the healing and could possibly cause the bleeding to start back up again. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can ulcers rupture and cause internal bleeding?

Yes: Bleeding duodenal ulcers are caused by the ulcer eroding through the back wall into the gastroduodenal artery. Perforations in the front part of the duodenum or stomach usually cause free air with intense pain, but usually do not bleed significantly. ...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


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