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Cause Of Duodenal Ulcers
Duodenal Ulcers: The most common cause of duodenal ulcer is a stomach infection associated with the helicobacter pylori (h pylori) bacteria. Other risk factors for duodenal ulcers include overuse of alcohol, tobacco, and medications such as Aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids). Severe illness has also been implicated as a risk factor in the development of duodenal ulcer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Excessive intake of tobacco with more lime for years caused erosions in my duodenum & formed ulcers which lead me to fatigue, constant low fever & pai?
Etiology: Not sure you are correct about the source of the current problems. Sounds as if you should see a gastroenterologist asap and get diagnosed and treated. Do not wait. ...Read more
Can ulcers in the stomach, duodenum, and/or intestines cause these locations to become permeable to any degree?
Yes: Ulcers are the result of the loss of the normal protective lining...Permeability will increase until the ulcer heals. ...Read more
Can a stom..Or duodenal ulcer cause prob.W/ bowel movements? Can her.Mesh rep.Be involved with ulcer form.?
Egd post-duodenal ulcer dx. Nothing in duodemun. Showed red spots in stomach and irregular z-line. What might cause this? Could it be an ulcer?
Intestinal ulcer: The duodenum is the first portion of the small intestine where the stomach empties. It is exposed to stomach acid and is at significant risk of ulcer formation. The 2 most common causes of stomach or duodenal ulcers are infection with the helicobacter pylori bacteria and the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, meloxicam, etc. ...Read more
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