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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


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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 , 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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Ulcer (Definition)

Ulcer is the medical term for erosion of a normal barrier (the lining on top) exposing the surface that is normally beneath this barrier. Ulcers can occurs at sites like the skin, the ...Read more


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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having ...Read more