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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

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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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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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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