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Burst Stomach Ulcer
Ulcer: With stomach ulcer the pain gets worse with food, with small intestine ulcer the pain is worse while hungry and in the middle of the night. The most common causes of user is H Pylori infection, Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory medications like Motrin, Smoking and Alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stomach ulcers, also called peptic ulcers, are erosions in the wall of the stomach that can result in bleeding or pain. They can be caused by ibuprofen and similar medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or by infection with a bacteria called H. pylori that ...Read more
I'm a very active 31yr male i had a total gastrectomy 2yr ago due too a burst stomach ulcer, im on 12 wk B12 jabs i don't feel it's enough, r 4wkly safe?
Yes , is enough: After total gastrectomy , B12 is not absorbed by mouth , has to be given by injection , liver will store it for months, you doctor is monitoring you blood B12 levels, every 12 wks is fine. If you take every 4 wks excess is eliminated from body with any harm. ...Read more
Silent stomach ulcer: Not always. Ulcers may not hurt if they are due to ongoing use of nsaid's that patients take for their "pain killer" property. Sometimes ulcers in the elderly are without any warning symptoms until they bleed, obstruct, perforate. If you think you have an ulcer, don't wait for it to become overtly painful before you seek medical evaluation. ...Read more