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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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Why does a stomach ulcer from taking to much NSAIDs cause positive occult blood test, nausea, & mild cramping. Hgb is stable. dr. said to up Prilosec?

Why does a stomach ulcer from taking to much NSAIDs cause positive occult blood test, nausea, & mild cramping. Hgb is stable. dr. said to up Prilosec?

Ulcers can bleed.: The main answer would be that ulcers can bleed. And when they bleed, the released blood travels quickly through the GI tract and mixes with your stool, so that it reveals itself in a stool occult blood test. Nausea and cramping also go along with an ulcer. ...Read more

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I have white sticked on my tongue. I can only eat small amounts, else I'll have nausea. (gastroscopy showed stomach ulcers). Can be both linked?

I have white sticked on my tongue. 
I can only eat small amounts, else I'll have nausea. (gastroscopy showed stomach ulcers).
Can be both linked?

Some thoughts: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, yeast infection causes both white patchy gunk on tongue and/or throat and some irritation anywhere along the GI tract. Requires treatment to get better. ...Read more

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Yesterday I experienced metallic test on tongue, loss appetite, nausea and stomach discomfort. are these symptom of gastritis or ulcer ?

Yesterday I experienced metallic test on tongue,  loss appetite, nausea and stomach discomfort.  are these symptom of gastritis or ulcer ?

Metallic taste: Many with low K note this problem as one of the symptoms of primary aldosteronism but usually also have high blood pressure and low K. Tell you Dr about this and see what your team thinks may be cause. ...Read more

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Chronic stomach pain , I have ulcers. All the meds are not working i'm frustrated.I lost weight, changed my diet nausea and pain are very upsetting?

Chronic stomach pain , I have ulcers. All the meds are not working i'm frustrated.I lost weight, changed my diet nausea and pain are very upsetting?

Stomach Ulcer: You said you have stomach ulcer and you are taking meds.We need more information to answer your question.Was your ulcer diagnosed by endoscopy, was h pylori test done and if you were treated with antibiotics and acid supressing therapy with pump inhibitors like Prevacid (lansoprazole) , and how long you have been treated.What was the result of biopsy, and how much weight you have lost.Then write back and we can adv. ...Read more

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When i get up from lying position i get nausea and stomach pain. When i eat i also get stomach pain. Indicative of ulcer? Omeprazole not helping.

When i get up from lying position i get nausea and stomach pain. When i eat i also get stomach pain. Indicative of ulcer? Omeprazole not helping.

Consult Gatroenterol: You need to consult your family doctor/gastroenterologist as you say you may have peptic/stomach ulcer.And from your symptoms it may be a possibility, but diagnosis can only be made by endoscopy and test for h pyori bacteria which causes the ulcers in stomach and Omeprazole alone will not be able to cure it you should also stop taking Aspirin as that also may be contributing to your symptoms. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have stomach ulcer? Stomach pain, then nausea after eatting. Could it just be gas?

How do I know if I have stomach ulcer? Stomach pain, then nausea after eatting. Could it just be gas?

Doubtful: Generally you do not get pain directly after eating with gas. Additionally, unless the gas is severe, nausea does not generally accompany gas pains. You symptoms suggest at least gerd if not an ulcer. See your doctor for evaluation and managment options. ...Read more

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I have crohn's and peptic ulcer. I have had nausea, vomiting, abnormal bowl movements, upper abdomen pain. Can't get ahold of doc. Can u give me relie?

I have crohn's and peptic ulcer. I have had nausea, vomiting, abnormal bowl movements, upper abdomen pain. Can't get ahold of doc. Can u give me relie?

Call us on HT Prime: Try clear liquids, continue the medicines you are prescribed. and avoid dehydration. If your pain and Diarrhea becomes worse then you can go to Urgent care. Calling health tap prime doctor and getting a live consultation will help you ...Read more

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Can I still get an ulcer while on a ppi past 5 years? Having gnawing pain in stomach, hoarseness, throat swelling, gas, nausea, no appetite

Gastroenterologist: evaluation is your best bet, as you might need to scoped too, PPIs alone aren't enough at times, you might need more prescription medications after evaluation and possibly something else is going on ...Read more

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Yellow stool stomach cramps and gas pain upper GI scope done I have ulcers and gastritis. No fever no nausea always hungry take protonix (pantoprazole) and carafate?

Yellow stool stomach cramps and gas pain upper GI scope done I have ulcers and gastritis. No fever no nausea always hungry take protonix (pantoprazole) and carafate?

GI care: It seams that you are being evaluated for these conditions. How long on Protonix (pantoprazole) and carafate and how much benefit? Are some of your symptoms newer since on this regimen? Bloating and yellow stool may be suggestive of a need for eval of liver, your blood work would better tell this story. Follow up with your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I have crohns, peptic ulcer. Still nauseas, chest hurts and abdominal pain. My stools go from hard constipated to soft. I was at 124lbs now 110??

I have crohns, peptic ulcer. Still nauseas, chest hurts and abdominal pain. My stools go from hard constipated to soft. I was at 124lbs now 110??

Manage stress: ulcer and crohn are powered by stress. try as much as humanly possible to manage your stress. and if you think you do have a stress, find it nobody live on the top of the earth without stress, but it varied from time to time and from person to person. make sure you are taking your ulcer medication,and your crohn medication, and you did stop smoking. place yourself on good high calories diet. ...Read more

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Could diet coke be causing my stomach problems? I feel sick after eating almost anything. I drink diet coke constantly. Could i have an ulcer?

Could diet coke be causing my stomach problems?  I feel sick after eating almost anything.  I drink diet coke constantly.  Could i have an ulcer?

Aspartame: If u have internet read about aspartame in diet soda sold in cans !!u r killing urself slowly. http://foodbabe.com/2013/01/25/coca-colas-low-calorie-beverages-will-kill-you-before-they-solve-obesity/ ...Read more

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I have been very tired with nausea for more than a year. No pollupses in my colon or stomach or ulceration. exhaustion after taking >600mg caffeine.

I have been very tired with nausea for more than a year.  No pollupses in my colon or stomach or ulceration.  exhaustion after taking >600mg caffeine.

Sure, but...: ... your nausea and fatigue may only be coincident; and not necessarily cause-and-effect or otherwise related. Of course, providing us further information about your clinical circumstances may help us provide a better tailored response. ...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)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more