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Can sushi cause stomach cancer?

Can sushi cause stomach cancer?

No: The evidence linking sushi to stomach cancer is not there. It is more likely that use of high salted and smoked foods combined with h. Pylori infection leads to the increased stomach cancer rates in japan. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Why does stomach cancer cause back pain?

Why does stomach cancer cause back pain?

Abdominal pain: It a very complicated issue, but a quick answer is either from mets in the abdomen or mets in the spine. You have to have your spine checked. ...Read more

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Does coffee cause stomach cancer? Read on Web M D that it does: (

Does coffee cause stomach cancer? Read on Web M D that it does: (

Probably not: Reviews of the current scientific evidence does not show a strong link between coffee consumption and stomach, liver and pancreatic cancer. It may protect against endometrial (uterine) cancer. Coffee has a number of photochemically which may be protective. But always remember moderation is always best as excessive coffee consumption can cause gastritis, reflux and palpitations. ...Read more

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Can antacids cause stomach cancer?

Can antacids cause stomach cancer?

No: There is no research or statistics to substantiate this theory, despite the fact that lifetime use frequently occurs. ...Read more

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Could biting your nails cause stomach cancer?

Could biting your nails cause stomach cancer?

Can't see how: Unless you handle carcinogenic substances and don't wash your hands, making you ingest them indadvertedly. Not a good habit, though. Looks bad and messes up your fingers. Been there, done that. If I could get rid of it, certainly you can. ...Read more

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What causes laryngopharyngeal? Can it be from ulcer or stomach cancer?

Laryngoesoph reflux?: Its just a type of reflux where the valve at the top of the stomach fails and you regurgitate all the way up-- easy/common when laying down at night. Not helped by antacid medications, but hard to diagnose and overdiagnosed by some ents when they see red vocal cords. ...Read more

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Could gastritis cause stomach cancer?

Could gastritis cause stomach cancer?

Possibly.: Gastritis is inflammation of the lining of the stomach. Gastritis can be caused by irritation due to excessive alcohol use, chronic vomiting, stress, or the use of certain medications, such as aspirin. Gastritis may also be caused by helicobacter pylori, a bacteria that can live in the stomach. Without treatment, this infection can lead to ulcers and, in some people, stomach cancers. ...Read more

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What are early symptoms of stomach cancer? Can too much spicy food cause it

See below: Some symptoms of stomach cancer are vomiting, vomiting blood, early satiety (feeling full), stomach pain, feeling a mass, weight loss, and unexplained low grade fever. Spicy food does not cause it. ...Read more

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Does h plyori cause most stomach cancers? What are the chances of getting stomach cancer without h plyori?

Does h plyori cause most stomach cancers? What are the chances of getting stomach cancer without h plyori?

Low: Stomach cancer is now an uncommon cancer, most of these are caused by H Pylori. So the odds of getting it without this bacterial infection are extremely low but not impossible. Why do you worry about it in the first place?? ...Read more

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Does h. Pylori cause stomach cancer?

Does h. Pylori cause stomach cancer?

Yes, it can.: H. Pylori is a type of bacteria that likes to grow on the inside of the stomach. This bacteria causes irritation of the stomach wall lining. The body tries to heal, but a vicious cycle of irritation and healing gets started. Over time, the regenerating stomach lining cells become disorganized in their growth which can (not always) lead to cancer growth. H. Pylori therapy can reduce cancer risk. ...Read more

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Can smokeless tobacco cause stomach cancer?

Yes: It is highly carcinogenic and often swallowed. ...Read more

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Wanted to know if antacids cause stomach cancer?

Wanted to know if antacids cause stomach cancer?

Hmmm: Not that I know of but if someone is using lots of antacids, it means he/she has persistent symptoms of gastritis or reflux. That person could have Barrett's esophagus or H. Pilori infection, both of which can be associated with different cancers of the upper GI tract. Probably be wise to be checked. ...Read more

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Can eating too much spicy food cause stomach cancer?

Can eating too much spicy food cause stomach cancer?

NO, but bacon can: Spicy food is not known to cause stomach cancer. Processed meats such as bacon, sausages, ham, bologna ; hot dogs increase risk of stomach cancer, as does salty foods. Fruits ; veggies, esp citrus, carrots, sweet potatoes, garlic ; onions prevent stomach cancer. See
http://www. Doctoroz. Com/videos/stomach-cancer-prevention-diet. ...Read more

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Can non-hpylori chronic gastritis cause stomach cancer?

Can non-hpylori chronic gastritis cause stomach cancer?

Yes, unsure stat: Chronic h. Pylori infection/gastritis can cause a type of gastric tumor called malt--mucosa associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma, but the incidence is not known. Long term gastritis by other causes also increase risk of gastric cancer, just as in folks with chronic reflux causing esophagitis/barrett's esophagus etc. Which increases cancer risks. So, follow up with doc regularly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can laryngopharyngeal reflux be caused by stomach cancer?

Possible: If the cancer involves the distal esophageal sphincter, the valve which separates the esophagus and stomach it is possible that it could cause acid reflux. ...Read more

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Is it possible that an eating disorder, e.G bulimia, cause stomach cancer?

Is it possible that an eating disorder, e.G bulimia, cause stomach cancer?

Indirectly, possible: Bulimia results in chronic self-induced vomiting -- which can cause inflammation and damage to stomach and esophagus. If this is severe and chronic enough, cellular changes could ultimately result in cancer. Other damages -- like GI bleeding and electrolyte disturbances, etc -- might occur sooner, though. ...Read more

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Can a person have stomach cancer that cause distension just seven months after clean egd?

Unlikely: While this is very unlikely, the more I see, the more I am amazed. Some things happen that don't make sense. If you are talking about yourself, stomach cancer at age 37 is also very rare, particularly in the United States. If you are concerned however, see your primary care or GI doc that did the endoscopy for a follw-up to discuss any changes. ...Read more

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Does stomach cancer cause coffee grounds stool?

Does stomach cancer cause coffee grounds stool?

Bleeding might: Not the cancer. Bleeding from the cancer might. ...Read more

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What causes stomach cancer?

What causes stomach cancer?

Several risk factors: Stomach cancer happens when a mutation in one of the stomach's normal cells leads to cancerous transformation. Although no one knows exactly why this mutation happens, there are several risk factors for stomach cancer including asian ethnicity, smoking, a family history of stomach cancer, and infection with the bacteria h.Pylori. ...Read more

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What are the causes of stomach cancer?

What are the causes of stomach cancer?

Unknown: Stomach cancer is uncommon in the us, and more common in some asian countries. Can be an association with h. Pylori gastritis & eating more smoked foods and smoked meats possibly related. ...Read more

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What are the causes and symptoms of stomach cancer?

Ulceration: Most stomach cancers have been shown related to helicobacter pylori. It has shifted the lesion from prepyloric to cardioesphageal in nature. The organism causes ulceration which heals by bringing bone stem cells to repair damagte and then the bug toxins converts to stem cells to malignant stem cells progressing to adenocarcinoma. The lesions then bleed, ulcerate and can obstruct. ...Read more

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Please describethe stomach cancer causes and symptoms?

Please describethe stomach cancer causes and symptoms?

Unknown & few: Causes of stomach cancer is unknown, can be related to h. Pylori infection, history of eating lot of smoked & processed meats, etc. It is a rate condition in the us. Symptoms are few; anemia from stomach bleeding, stomach ulcers, lack of appetite, weight loss, etc. ...Read more

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What are the causes and risk factors for stomach cancer?

What are the causes and risk factors for stomach cancer?

Bacteria: Today a bacteria called h pylori is considered the most common cause. Others include smoking, smoked meats, and increasing risk factors include alcohol. ...Read more

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Can a hiatle hernia cause enough low level chronic undetectable inflammation to imitate stomach cancer?

Can a hiatle hernia cause enough low level chronic undetectable inflammation to imitate stomach cancer?

Doubtful: Cancer cells are generally readily distinguished from inflammatory cells by a pathologist looking at a biopsy spwcimen. The inflammation could be from a hiatal, but it would be unusual to mistake it for cancer. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is sitting in a slouched position immediately after eating bad? Can it cause reflux? Can reflux cause stomach cancer in a young person?

Is sitting in a slouched position immediately after eating bad? Can it cause reflux? Can reflux cause stomach cancer in a young person?

No: Slouching is not good for your posture but would not cause any serious illness.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What are rare causes of poor appetite in. A 22 year old? Colon. Or stomach cancer a realistic sign. Help me understand uncommon causes of poor appetite

What are rare causes of poor appetite in. A 22 year old? Colon. Or stomach cancer a realistic sign. Help me understand uncommon causes of poor appetite

Several: Numerous causes for loss of appetite several diseases, several medications from cold to cancer, some one 22 yr old with no other symptoms, only thing that causes is anxiety and depression, most common in young. You are only 22 don't think of cancers, enjoy your life. ...Read more

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Is lack of appetite the least likely cause of stomach cancer? I'm 22

Causes are: Different than symtoms - a belly ache is a symptom; rebound tenderness and a fever and high white count are signs, and an inflamed appendix is this cause. Anorexia is a symptom...It is not very specific, and not often seen as the only problem with stomach cancer, that is virtually not seen at age 22. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Stomach Cancer (Definition)

A disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the ...Read more