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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


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Will a peptic stomach ulcer caused by h.Pylori heal with 40mg per day of omeprazole? I know it wont cure the h.Pylori, but will the stomach ulcer go?

Will a peptic stomach ulcer caused by h.Pylori heal with 40mg per day of omeprazole?

I know it wont cure the h.Pylori, but will the stomach ulcer go?

Probably not: H pylori causes ulcers. If not eradicated, it will likely cause more or worsening ulcers. These ulcers can sometimes bleed severely. It's important to not only provide acid suppression (omeprazole) but to also treat the h pylori infection. ...Read more

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Pain down the center form my stomach. I just drank fizzy drink.Could this b my ulcers Also I am quite weak too I have had this be4 is it my ulcers?

Pain down the center form my stomach. I just drank fizzy drink.Could this b my ulcers Also I am quite weak too I have had this be4 is it my ulcers?

Sound like it: fizzy drinks cause both physical and chemical irritation to an ulcer. the weakness can also be concerning for a bleed so it really needs to be checked out ...Read more

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What happens if you drink vodka with stomach ulcers?

What happens if you drink vodka with stomach ulcers?

Maybe: If you're being treated aggressively your stomach might not make much if any acid in response to alcohol. Most ulcers heal in a few weeks and proper treatment can keep them from recurring. Vodka shouldn't be any worse than gin or other liquors. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink vodka if you also have stomach ulcers?

Is it bad to drink vodka if you also have stomach ulcers?

Yes: Thought vodka in itself does not cause ulcers it can delay healing and cause ulcer to hurt. Vodka, in general, is not good for anything. There may be some benefit to moderate (1-2 oz daily) alcohol consumption but this seems limited to wine or non-distilled alcohols. ...Read more

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What can I drink to get my caffiene if I have an ulcer and coffee hurts my stomach?

What can I drink to get my caffiene if I have an ulcer and coffee hurts my stomach?

Nothing: Any form of caffeine is going to be bad for you right now, as once it hits your system to give you the caffeine buzz you are wanting, it also will increase the acid output of your stomach and irritate your ulcer. You have to go totally caffeine free until your ulcer totally heals up and your doctor tells you it's safe to consume some again, but even then, you will need to keep it light. ...Read more

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Every time i eat or drink i get horrible stomach pains. Was treated for ulcer but it didn't help?

Every time i eat or drink i get horrible stomach pains. Was treated for ulcer but it didn't help?

Possible re-ulcer?: Pain is a warning sign, so your symptoms signal a problem. How serious the problem ; what organ(s) is(are) involved will be determined by appropriate medical evaluation--see your doctor. In the meantime, if you're taking nsaid's (aleve, advil) discontinue them now, since you may be describing early signs of an ulcer recurrence. No alcohol too please, ; consider restarting acid blocker medication. ...Read more

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Does drinking two glasses of wine a day cause stomach ulcers?

Does drinking two glasses of wine a day cause stomach ulcers?

Not really: Moderate wine, alcohol consumption does not help an ulcer condition but it does not cause it either... Alcohol in heavy chronic use may cause multiple digestive problems including gastritis, reflux and liver problems but other factors will need to co-exist to create an ulcer. For example the helicobacter pylori bacterium in the stomach lining, or use of non-steroidal ani-inflammatories or aspirin. ...Read more

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Hurts really bad after i eat or drink anything. What causes a stomach ulcer?

Hurts really bad after i eat or drink anything. What causes a stomach ulcer?

Too much acid: Increase acid production related to stress can cause a stomach ulcer or skipping meals. Eating or drinking things that are stomach irritants like alcohol, spicy food, too much Aspirin or ibuprofen, smoking can all contribute to causing ulcers. ...Read more

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If someone gets a stomach ulcer from just heavy drinking, would abstaining from alcohol and a PPI resolve it?

If someone gets a stomach ulcer from just heavy drinking, would abstaining from alcohol and a PPI resolve it?

Anxiety, Depression: I commend you for abstaining from Alcohol, thus Caring for your HEALTH! Thank you for informing about Exercise stress test, Holter monitor, and ECG. If these tests are within normal limits, it is likely that you have unresolved feelings in relationships ,work or finances. Stress can contribute to Ulcer. See a Psychiatrist for • Diagnosis • Continued abstinence from Alcohol • Therapy • AA Meetings ...Read more

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I have a stomach ulcer and i like to drink. Is there a medication that can coat my stomach before i drink alcohol?

I have a stomach ulcer and i like to drink. Is there a medication that can coat my stomach before i drink alcohol?

You seriously need: Help. Do you want to die? What you are proposing is crazy (and this is coming from a shrink). Please get help. Alcoholics anonymous is free, confidential and a great source of support. At this point, would also encourage you to let your gastroenterologist know what you are doing. An addiction medicine specialist is also very important. ...Read more

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What can you eat or drink with a stomach ulcer?

Lots: You can maintain a normal low fat diet, and drink water, juice, milk, and soy or almond milks. Be careful with fizzy drinks and avoid alcohol. The size of the meal may be a challenge to your ulcer symptoms, start small and increase as tolerated. Coffee and tea in moderation are usually fine if combined with a small meal. ...Read more

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What does excessive drinking do to stomach ulcers?

What does excessive drinking do to stomach ulcers?

Bad things: Even moderate alcohol consumption will probably cause some symptomatic distress and might cause further damage to your stomach. Excessive amounts will definitely make the ulcer worse over time. Talk with your doctor and do everything you can do to avoid excessive drinking. It's important! ...Read more

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Each month I have a period i get horrible pain in my stomach like ulcer pain that gets worse by eating, drinking, or taking any type of medication. ?

Stress: Please check your stresslevel during your periods. Do you take non-steroidal pain medicatons such as ibuprogen during your periods? These may cause stomach pains also please check and make sure you dont have ulcers. ...Read more

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Could i drink beer if i diagnosed with stomach ulcer?

Could i drink beer if i diagnosed with stomach ulcer?

Recommend against it: Check this great Mayo Clinic Article: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peptic-ulcer/basics/lifestyle-home-remedies/con-20028643 ...Read more

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Could a burning stomach sensation when drinking alcohol be caused by non ulcer dyspepsia?

Could a burning stomach sensation when drinking alcohol be caused by non ulcer dyspepsia?

Alcohol: If I understand your question correctly - you do not have to have an ulcer to experience pain when ingesting alcohol. If I misunderstood what you were asking - please consider re-asking with clarification. take care ...Read more

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What is the best thing to drink and eat with a peptic ulcer if vomiting and servere stomach pain?

What is the best thing to drink and eat  with a peptic ulcer if vomiting and servere stomach pain?

Ulcer diet: hello ~ in the 50s and 60s before the advent of tagamet (cimetidine) we used to push the " MILK DIET", and this was milk thought then to neutralise the HCl in the stomach. Well of course milk is too little but we now use very fancy drugs to reduce acid. But there are still "ulcer diets" you can get by Google. BUT anything bland,not spicy, no alcohol, shd do it ! ...Read more

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If you have peptic ulcers how much alcohol is ok to drink?

If you have peptic ulcers how much alcohol is ok to drink?

Ulcer booze: Blunt answer to you = ulcer is deadly complication from drinking. Stop drinking is only way out. ...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


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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