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Does hot sauce cause gastritis or ulcers?

Does hot sauce cause gastritis or ulcers?

No: It may cause dyspeptic symptoms but it won't cause ulcers or gastritis. ...Read more

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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Can Baclofen 20mg cause gastritis or ulcers?

Can Baclofen 20mg cause gastritis or ulcers?

Typically these are: more common with overuse of anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDS) and not for muscle relaxers. If you have a history of ulcer or gastritis, you are not recommended to take NSAIDs. Always discuss new medications with your PCP prior to starting them, and always read medication inserts to educate yourself on the risks/benefits. ...Read more

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Can gastritis and ulcers cause a tearing or ripping sensation in stomach?

Can gastritis and ulcers cause a tearing or ripping sensation in stomach?

Yes: If gastitis progresses it can ulcerate the mucosa of the stomach leading to a number of symptoms including epigastric pain and bleeding. ...Read more

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Is antral gastritis serious problem? Is this starting stage of ulcer? Is any chance there to cause cancer?

Is antral gastritis serious problem? Is this starting stage of ulcer? Is any chance there to cause cancer?

Lumphoma and cancer.: Hyperacidity and h. Pylori infection lead to ulceration of stomach and duodenum and occasionally lymphoma. Acid reflux can cause cancer of the esophageal-gastric junction. Neither should be taken lightly. Actively treat both. Antibiotics are required for h. Pylori and acid inhibitors and antacids for hyperacidity. A good balanced diet is always a good idea. No alcohol or smoking. ...Read more

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How do ulcers/gastritis (not from h. Pylori) cause indigestion?

Inflammation: When an ulcer is present in the stomach or small intestine, there is also inflammation resulting in pain and not so great functioning of your digestive tract. The treatment is usually the same, antacids and appropriate diet, unless h pylori is present (need antibiotics). ...Read more

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Can Paroxetine help to heal a gastritis and ulcer if they are caused by stress and anxiety?

Can Paroxetine help to heal a gastritis and ulcer if they are caused by stress and anxiety?

Paxil (paroxetine) can help: Gastritis can certainly be worsened by stress. Paxil (paroxetine) can help if your stress, depression, or anxiety is so severe that it is causing impairment. It is not uncommon to have stress and anxiety show up as physical signs and symptoms. Diet and exercise can help, too. Good luck! ...Read more

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Biopsy on Gastritis tissue. Neg for Pyoly h. No ulcers. It is not caused by pain meds. and I'm assuming no Cancer. What other causes are there?

Gastritis: The first question is whether the biopsy truly shows gastritis. Beyond h. pylori and medications, allergic, autoimmune and other idiopathic causes can be seen. A good pathologist and a good biopsy can often point the direction to the right kind of further investigation. Get a second opinion on the biopsy if you are still symptomatic. ...Read more

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Endoscopy showed: severe pan-gastritis, pre-pyloric ulcer and bulbar duodenitis. Does this cause excessive saliva? And how to treat?

Endoscopy showed: severe pan-gastritis, pre-pyloric ulcer and bulbar duodenitis. Does this cause excessive saliva? And how to treat?

Ulcer and more: Yes they can cause excessive saliva. These problems certainly warrant medical attention. See the doctor who did your testing or your family doctor to continue your diagnostic tests and give you proper treatment. E.G. You may have a stomach infection with h.Pylori which is treated differently than other causes of ulcer. ...Read more

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Can prednisone cause gastritis/ulcer. Took it for only 2 days and started getting stomach problems. Been off prednisone for 3 weeks, but still have it?

Can prednisone cause gastritis/ulcer. Took it for only 2 days and started getting stomach problems. Been off prednisone for 3 weeks, but still have it?

Yes...: but usually takes more than 2 days of treatment. Could aggravate prior issue, or be unrelsted. Talk to prescribing doc. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Gastritis (Definition)

The term gastritis is used to denote inflammation associated with mucosal injury in the stomach. Gastritis is commonly a result of infectious or autoimmune diseases, although it can also result from drugs, extreme stress ...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