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Can An Ulcer Cause Chest Pain
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
Can ulcer cause chest pain, pain dwn left hand n index r pinky fingers, dizziness, pain in leftside of neck......r its heart related?
Emergency Room: An ulcer can, but based on the symptoms you described it is best to go to the emergency room for all of these findings. Unless you have had a thorough history and exam it will be difficult to reassure you. Good luck ...Read more
Probably yes: But cardiac nature of the pain should be rule out. ...Read more
Could stomach ulcers cause chest pain and shoulder pain? I've been having random chest pain and they said I have stomach ulcers
I was diagnosed with chronic esophageal inflammation, stomach ulcer and hiatal hernia. Will that cause chest pain L side? Card. Said heart was fine
Lingering chest pain for over 3 days now. Initially called angina but tests negative except ulcer. Should I be worried?
Yest night I ve bad chest pain. Unable to roll left side. I have prolonged cough also for 3 months. Is this initial stage of ulcer? What could be
Complicated: Your signs and symptoms do not suggest ulcer? Could be many things. Sorry we are unable to diagnose online. Please see your doctor or clinic soon. Good luck. ...Read more
For a few months now I've been experiencing chest pain on the right side. I suffer from abdominal ulcers and thought that I should have a endoscopy do?
Probably not heart: Considering your age its unlikely the heart. But a full physical and and detailed history with an ekg and labs would be good to asess the problem and use for future comparison. Other non cardiac causes need to ruled out. I agree you should follow up with your GI dr and get evaluated and poss egd. ...Read more
Can a oesophageal ulcer turn in to cancer without treatment IV been having a lot of middle chest pain what are the symptoms of oesophageal cancer?
Chest pain with sweat, headache, and dizziness. Dr said it could be a ulcer in my esophagus. What can I do? I'm on meds right now
Follow instruction: I would continue med, follow your doctor instruction and follow up appropriately as you were told to do so. I t may need some time for med to work for you. ...Read more
62 year old f w/ chest pain 3 wks, chills 3 mos and sweating. Ekgs, echo and cts normal. Ulcers treated for 5 mos. Any thoughts?
Gastroenterologist: 3 weeks of chills and sweats are a concern. Apparently your heart and lungs have checked out ok. Perhaps a gastroenterologist should evaluate your esophagus. I assume you also had a complete physical exam and extensive blood and urine testing through your physician. Has a treadmill stress test been done as well to evaluate your chest discomfort or does he/she feel the chest pains are not cardiac? ...Read more
I have stomach ulcer, diagnosed 9 days ago and I am under medication (hp-pac) from 8 days. But my chest pain and stomach discomfort is not gone yet.?
Be patient.: Up until the lesion heals you will have symptoms. If you are smoking, please quit. Consult your md. ...Read more
Had chest pain for a week now. Not really sore just feels tight and uncomfortable. Not respiratory. Being tested for stomach ulcers.
Please go to the ED: You need an EKG and blood work at the very least to establish the absence of a heart condition. ...Read more
My sister (17)has, headache, tonsils, breath problem, peptic ulcer (8yrs)heavy period, chest pain, etc. Are these problems are natural? What we will do now?
Constant acid refulux for 3 years, stomach/navel burning, chest pain and loss of appetite and stool streaking with blood. Possible stomach ulcer?
Possible: See a doctor soon. Seeing red blood on your stool usually means 2 possible things: it is coming from a stomach or small intestine rapidly bleeding ulcer, or it is coming from a lower source like a hemorrhoid (if you're constipated this is likely it). Rarer inflammatory causes exist too. If you've had acid for many years you are at risk for an ulcer, you should be taking an acid-blocking medicine. ...Read more
Went to er, I have stomach ulcer and low potassium. Was prescribed Pepcid (famotidine) and potassium. Still have chest pains randomly. What could it be caused by?
Need more info: Chest pain may be due to musculo-skeletal cause, acid reflux, lung or heart disease, esophageal disease and more. It would require taking a detailed history, physical examination may be some tests. It would be prudent to see a primary care doctor for an evaluation. If you are overweight, it would help to lose weight. ...Read more
I've had a perforated ulcer and hiatal hernia both corrected in the past two years and still experience nausea, bloating, chest pains, and reflux. Will this eventually go away?
Do ulcers cause chest pain nausea inability to have bowel movement nausea and extreme abdominal pain?
Yes: Yes, all the above. Excess acid can reflux to the esophagus, burn a hole in the stomach, cause nausea, & slow down digestion (as the pancreas pumps harder to neutralize the acid). If u have an ulcer or the above symptoms, be sure to get checked out with an endoscopy (EGD, camera to stomach) by a certified endoscopist to check things out. Ulcers can perforate- a life-threatening prob that needs sur ...Read more
I have a hyatal hernia oesophageal ullcer and high blood presure could this be causing me constant middle chest pain every day?
Yes it can: If you have active ulcers, the pain can be quite bothersome. Hiatal hernia can cause reflux/esophagitis (inflammation of esophagus)/erosions/ulcers, scarring, spasm etc...Thus can cause persistent pain. Wt loss, avoid laying flat after meals, minimize spicey/fatty foods, mint/caffeine, alcohol etc. May help. Otc pepcid/prilosec etc. May help. If not, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
I have been having chest pains that reached back, ear pains sore throat that didn't cause difficulty in swallowing, with ulcer, with amoxil, (amoxicillin)pains persist?
Chest pains: Need to be seen right away for your chest pains. ...Read more
I have ulcers in my mouth and small red acnes under l the skin in my chest what it would be and may stress be a cause for it?
Stress is good: Most "stress" is helpful -- it keeps us from doing nothing and wasting our lives, and provides the discomfort we need to make us achieve and be fulfilled. The "stress" that comes from abuse or impossible situations needs to be managed, and we can learn new patterns of thinking to cope better. Acne and mouth sores are only marginally stress-related & best managed medically. Cheers. ...Read more
Many: Chest pain most commonly is musculoskeletal in children (it comes from the muscles and bones of the chest). It can also be caused by gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), pleurisy (pain from the lining of the lungs, usually from infection), or, less commonly, from the heart of large blood vessels. If the pain involves fever, weakness, or difficulty breathing, medical help should be obtained. ...Read more
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