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I have a lot of stomach pain when I eat and recently blood in my stool, do I have ulcers?

I have a lot of stomach pain when I eat and recently blood in my stool, do I have ulcers?

Possibly: This situation requires immediate attention. See your doctor asap. If you have none, consider an er visit. An ulcer will not cause red blood in the stool. That is a lower GI problem. Ulcers cause black or tarry stools. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

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


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What kinds of food to eat if you have stomach ulcers?

What kinds of food to eat if you have stomach ulcers?

Avoid things: That can worsen GERD like acidic foods, spicy foods, peppermint, alcohol and nicotine containing products. But the most important thing is to take your prescribed medications that are meant to heal your ulcers. Also avoid nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs unless your doctors specifically says it's ok. ...Read more

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Please answer! What kinda food to eat if you have stomach ulcers?

Please answer! What kinda food to eat if you have stomach ulcers?

Stomach Ulcers: First of all, visit with your primary care physician for proper diagnosis and/or referral to a specialist (ie. Gastroenterologist). Avoid acidic and spicy foods and drinks, including coffee, sodas, fruit juices and any others that contain caffeine. Also, the "energy-producing" drinks must be on that list since they have large doses of caffeine as stimulants. Go to your md and feel better! ...Read more

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What's the symptoms of stomach ulcers and what to or not eat when you have them?

What's the symptoms of stomach ulcers and what to or not eat when you have them?

DEPENDING ON: How many and where in the stomach they are, ulcers can go from no pain at all to painful on an empty stomach to pain when you eat.
Stools will turn black if they bleed significantly enough. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing pain in my stomach, anytime I eat it's painful, it's as if there's a ulcer in my stomach, what should I do?

Time to see your PCP: There are multiple possible reasons from gallbladder disease to ulcer type inflammation. The next step is to see your pcp. If you want to try Omeprazole 20 mg a day for a few days until you get in to see them, feel free to give it a try. But even if the pain goes away on the omeprazole, keep the appointment. ...Read more

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My husband was told he has stomach ulcers and everything he eats seems to hurt him what can he eat that won't upset the ulcers?

My husband was told he has stomach ulcers and everything he eats seems to hurt him what can he eat that won't upset the ulcers?

Here's what he can't: Have him cut back on spicy, greasy food, mints, chocolate, alcohol, tobacco, aspirin/Advil/Aleve/other NSAID's, caffeine in any form. Make sure he takes his acid reducer medicine as prescribed, treats H.pylori bacteria if found, and follows up with his Gastroenterologist to ensure the completeness of stomach ulcer healing. ...Read more

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I have a stomach ulcer what can't I eat?

I have a stomach ulcer what can't I eat?

Acidic/fatty foods: In researching this question I found many lists of food to avoid that were completely undocumented & questionable- for example, most lists said to avoid cabbage, which is the food most proven to help heal ulcers! We don't have much science to answer this, but most find it beneficial to avoid acidic foods like citrus & coffee, alcohol & fatty foods. If spicy foods irritate then avoid. See comment:. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to eat when you have gastritis or stomach ulcers?

What is the best thing to eat when you have gastritis or stomach ulcers?

Cabbage and aloe: Cabbage and cabbage juice has been found to have remarkable effects in helping ulcers to heal. A nice discussion of this can be found at http://www. Naturalnews. Com/027454_cabbage_ulcers. Html
aloe vera juice is also very helpful.
In general fresh fruits & vegetables (other than citrus) tend to be helpful- esp. Apples, kale, kelp & green tea. See http://www. Ulcer-cure. Com/treatments/ulcer-diet. Php. ...Read more

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My boyfriends stomach has been burning, he feels as if he can barely eat or not eat at all and of you tap on his stomach it hurt. Ulcer?

Possibly yes: It definitely could be an ulcer or at least irritation (gastritis). He should get evaluated asap to make sure it's not bleeding or about to do so. ...Read more

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Which type of foods should I eat for a stomach ulcer or gastritis?

Which type of foods should I eat for a stomach ulcer or gastritis?

Need to determine: Cause. Gastritis and stomach ulcer may be due to helicobacter infection, Aspirin and other drugs, vascular problems, alcohol etc. Please see your doctor for an evaluation and treat the cause. ...Read more

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I have peptic ulcers in the stomach is it okay to eat nuts like, pecan, peanuts?

I have peptic ulcers in the stomach is it okay to eat nuts like, pecan, peanuts?

Yes: Nuts should be fine as long as they do not cause any pain. Try a few at a time and check for symptoms. ...Read more

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25.Every time I eat my stomach burns. People say its ulcers and that it comes from stress. Is this a possibility?

25.Every time I eat my stomach burns. People say its ulcers and that it comes from stress. Is this a possibility?

Yes, but......: Yes, but it could be a lot of things. Unless the "people" telling you this are doctors who have examined you, trust no one. Go see a real doctor and see what's going on with your tummy. Your primary doctor, a GI specialist or even a local free clinic is a good place to start. Don't wait - go in now. Good luck. ...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 should I eat if I have a stomach ulcer and what is the best thing to do to make it go away?

No food restrictions: If you have a stomach ulcer its important to know if you have an infection with h. Pylori. This can be determined with a breath test, stool test or endoscopy with biopsy. If positive for infection treatment is advised. A potent acid inhibitor e.g. Prilosec or one of its brethren is necessary to help heal the ulcer. Also, if the ulcer was drug induced then stop taking the offending drug. ...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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Hi I've got an stomach ulcer and its been 3 weeks what food is good to eat now and what food should I avoid?

Hi I've got an stomach ulcer and its been 3 weeks what food is good to eat now and what food should I avoid?

Ulcer: There is no particular diet that is necessary for an ulcer. You should definitely avoid aspirin and NSAIDs. From a food point-of-view, , you should avoid any food which you notice gives you troubles. You should quit smoking, and avoid alcohol at least until you've verified the ulcer is healed. Be sure to take your medicine and to follow up with your doctor as advised. Good luck. ...Read more

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How are stomach ulcers actually cured. I've been puking and constant pain. Had a aunt die from one rupturing, I'm scared just to eat.

How are stomach ulcers actually cured. I've been puking and constant pain. Had a aunt die from one rupturing, I'm scared just to eat.

It depends: It depends on the potential cause, size, location and other factors (infectious vs non-infectious causes). You need to see your primary doctor ASAP, who will determine if you need any diagnostic testing in addition to medical treatment. You may also end up needing a GI referral, depending on the findings and recommendation of your doctor. ...Read more

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Burning in stomach for years only sometimes with certainthings other times I can eat anything and im okdoc said if ulcer I be in extreme pain. True?

True: Heartburn can happen when you feel more stomach symptoms at times than other times. The ulcer would be more consistent, and requires medical care for diagnosis, and best outcome. ...Read more

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2much acid in my stomach & I have cut out dairy over 3 months. I am still having bloating, nauseous issues no matter what I eat. Ulcer? Dr is clueless

2much acid in my stomach & I have cut out dairy over 3 months. I am still having bloating, nauseous issues no matter what I eat. Ulcer? Dr is clueless

Many possibilities: Initial work up could include testing for H. Pylori (the bacteria that causes ulcers), Celiac disease (gut sensitivity to gluten), Food Allergies. Consulting a good gastroenterologist should be part of the plan and how an ulcer could be diagnosed. In the meantime, 'clean' eating (limiting processed foods) and 'probiotics' would be a reasonable plan. ...Read more

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I get the feeling like im full every time I eat I have had stomach ulcers once before I have bad dull sharp pains in stomach it hurts really Bad and when I eat at times my pain sharpens its very painful?

I get the feeling like im full every time I eat I have had stomach ulcers once before I have bad dull sharp pains in stomach it hurts really Bad and when I eat at times my pain sharpens its very painful?

See your doctor>exam: Based on the limited amount of information provided it would not be possible to give you specific advise other than you should consult your physician who will take a detailed medical history and ask you specific questions to narrow down the possible causes for your condition. This, coupled with your physical exam, should lead to a diagnosis or further tests (such as endoscopy and lab tests). ...Read more

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I have peptic ulcer and when I eat food, and I feel my stomach, I feel something moving in there. Why is it like that?

I have peptic ulcer and when I eat food, and I feel my stomach, I feel something moving in there. Why is it like that?

Nerves: The ulcerative area is sensitive and the nerves may be easily irritated without the normal protective lining of the Stomach/intestine where your ulcer is. That sensitivity is being referred to your brain as "something moving" when you eat and the area gets acid irritating it. ...Read more

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Every time I eat, My stomach aches and twisted and rumbles! I don't have my gallbladder anymore! And I been tested for ulcers and I have none! Help!!

Every time I eat, My stomach aches and twisted and rumbles! I don't have my gallbladder anymore! And I been tested for ulcers and I have none! Help!!

GB removal.: When the gallbladder is removed, we become intolerant of fats in the diet (long story), so after more fatty meals we can feel bloated and cramps and get diarrhea. The key would generally be to reduce the amount of fats in your diet. ...Read more

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Past 1 week I've upper abdominal pain&more hungry. If I eat food, pain eases. After one hour the pain comes again. I've history of ulcer before. Is it same?

Hmmmm: Sound like peptic ulcer disease. You should try to visit your GI doc again soon. In the meantime avoid acid foods product, carbonated drink. ...Read more

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I have stomach ulcers after gastric bypass and I have no desire to eat is that normal?

I have stomach ulcers after gastric bypass and I have no desire to eat is that normal?

No, but not uncommon: Follow up with surgeon. Tested for h. Pylori? Can cause ulcers. Marginal ulcers usually on the intestinal side of the anastomosis (seam) not rare. Needs follow up, especially if interfering with oral intake, or if vomiting (a big deal).
See your doc. ...Read more

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Mornings I'm often nauseous & gnawing pain in my stomach. It usually gets better if I throw up or force myself to eat. Could it be an ulcer?

Mornings I'm often nauseous & gnawing pain in my stomach. It usually gets better if I throw up or force myself to eat. Could it be an ulcer?

Avoid induced emesis: Distinguish pregnancy, inflammatory (ulcer, small bowel disease, gallbladder/ biliary problem, pancreatitis, uti), structural (partial obstruction, extrinsic impression against the gut (adhesions, superior mesenteric artery syndrome), functional (gastroparesis, irritable bowel), anxiety, much more. A thorough exam and some directed imaging studies & labs should provide your answer. ...Read more

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Do I have an ulcer? Everytime I eat my stomach hurts. At times I have no appetite to eat. I get nauseous and my hives have been getting worse.

Do I have an ulcer? Everytime I eat my stomach hurts. At times I have no appetite to eat. I get nauseous and my hives have been getting worse.

Possible relation: Between hives and stonach aches/heartburn, some hypothesize that helicobacter pylori infection which causes GERD or peptic ulcer is a hidden cause for chronic hives, see your doctor to start your management, might refer you to an Allergist/Gastroenterologist, goodluck ...Read more

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I have burning backpain especiaaly when I eat hot or spicy food. The pain started from the stomach then it is now based on my back. Could it be ulcers?

I have burning backpain especiaaly when I eat hot or spicy food. The pain started from the stomach then it is now based on my back. Could it be ulcers?

Yes: It sound as if you are experiencing gastric irritation. This may be do to peptic ulcer disease or to gastroesophogeal reflux disease. Often peptic ulcer disease will result in pain of the mid-portion area of the back area. There is no associated radiation of that pain into the legs. ...Read more

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Ulcer (Definition)

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