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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

Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...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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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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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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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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Can gastritis or an ulcer cause fever, body aches, and chills?

No: This looks rather like an infection, possibly a viral infection, rest, fluids, and pain killers, avoid NSAIDs though as you have gastritis, if no improvement or symptoms progress, see your doctor, wish you well ...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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Hot Dull throbbing pain below shoulder blades, more so on right side & laying on back. Is it related to my Hemorrhagic gastritis & peptic ulcers?

Hot Dull throbbing pain below shoulder blades, more so on right side & laying on back. Is it related to my Hemorrhagic gastritis & peptic ulcers?

Peptic ulcer: Discomfort from a penetrating duodenal ulcer may radiate to the back. You should be reexamined by your physician or gastroenterologist if you're experiencing persisting discomfort. Hemorrhagic gastritis usually causes abdominal discomfort and black bowel movements. ...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

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What can cause the sensation of burning in stomach, without acid reflux and negative for h. pylori? Could it still be ulcer or gastritis?

Dyspepsia: It could be ulcer or gastritis. Have you tried OTC meds like zantac (ranitidine) or prilosec? If these have not helped at all then you need to see a GI specialist for further testing. If you haven't tried these meds then try for 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What could cause hydronephrosis of 1 kidney without stones or uti, rbcs 0-5 in urinalysis. Hx of GI issues, gastric ulcers, chronic gastritis?

What could cause hydronephrosis of 1 kidney without stones or uti, rbcs 0-5 in urinalysis. Hx of GI issues, gastric ulcers, chronic gastritis?

You: Could very well have a "stricture" of the ureter leading from that kidney and emptying in your bladder. Peritoneal fibrosis is another condition which can cause obstructive uropathy. (Overuse of certain pain medications have been implicated) Hope this helps!
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I have gastritis and have to take cefdinir for a sinus infection. I have pain in the middle of my stomach. Can an antibiotic cause ulcers?

I have gastritis and have to take cefdinir for a sinus infection. I have pain in the middle of my stomach. Can an antibiotic cause ulcers?

Very rare: Ulcers are caused usually by helicotbacter pylori for which the treatment IS antibiotics. It is not uncommon for antibiotics to cause abdominal discomfort and sometimes pain, particularly macorlides and tetracyclines although they can all do it.
Try an antacid and bland foods to start. If symptoms persist I would see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can Gastritis cause lower stomach pain when you eat a meal? I have no ulcers, just inflammation and bleeding. Colonoscopy was good polyps removed

Can Gastritis cause lower stomach pain when you eat a meal? I have no ulcers, just inflammation and bleeding. Colonoscopy was good polyps removed

Sounds contradictory: Usually when you have a gastritis and you put food in the stomach it neutralizes the acid and the pain should lessen. I would make an appt with your GI doc again and go over your condition. ...Read more

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Chronic gastritis/ulcers/irritation not caused by H. pylori can still lead to stomach cancer. What diagnosis tests would help check for cancer in this case?

Chronic gastritis/ulcers/irritation not caused by H. pylori can still lead to stomach cancer. What diagnosis tests would help check for cancer in this case?

Stomach CA: If someone knows that you have chronic gastritis they have already been down your throat with a scope. Further recommendations for repeat scope should be driven by those with direct visualization of your stomach. That would be the only way to test for cancer. ...Read more

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How long does gastritis or ulcers last?

It depends: It will last until changes to diet is made or treated with medication or the underlying cause is treated. ...Read more

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What's the difference between severe gastritis and ulcers?

Differences: Anytime you see a word with the suffix "itis" in medicine it means inflammation of whatever came before it, so gastritis means inflammation of the lining of the stomach (gastric). An ulcer on the other hand is an erosion, a pit or depression in the wall of the stomach lining. A few decades ago an Australian doctor guessed that ulcers were caused by an infection, proved it on himself, got Nobel Pri ...Read more

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How long does it take for gastritis and/or an ulcer to heal?

Depends: It depends on many factors, most importantly what was causing the gastritis or ulcer in the first place. It also depends on medications, the presence or absence of Helicobacter pylori, and the the size and severity of the initial problem. If you are still having problems, I would talk to your doctor again. Good luck. ...Read more

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How is it guessed if a patient has gastritis or ulcer? How do symptoms differ from each other?

Severity of symptoms: Gastritis is inflammation/swelling of the stomach lining. If it is severe enough it can lead to damage of the surface leading to erosion and an ulcer crater
Ulcers are more painful and longer to heal ...Read more

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Does coffee actually make an ulcer/gastritis worse? Or just irritates it to become more painful?

Does coffee actually make an ulcer/gastritis worse? Or just irritates it to become more painful?

Coffee ulcer: In some it does. In some it does not. If it bothers you I would stop and see if better. If better start again. If worse stop. Repeat till you have convinced yourself that is does or does not affect you. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for antral gastritis? Is this the starting stage of ulcer?

What is the treatment for antral gastritis? Is this the starting stage of ulcer?

Check out these: Links. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/gastritis/ds00488.. http://m.activebeat. Co/your-health/10-signs-you-may-have-an-ulcer/? utm_source=google;utm_campaign=adwords;utm_medium=cpc;utm_keyword=ulcer%20symptoms. Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/367795-herbal-medicines-for-severe-gastritis/#page=1. ...Read more

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What are the ways of avoiding gastritis/ulcers aggravation during antiplatelet therapy?

PPI meds: If you definitely need to take anti platelet therapy as recommended by your doctor then the recommendations to avoid gastritis or GI bleed is taking proton pump inhibitors (for example omeprazole) for prevention. ...Read more

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I have had three attacks of gastritis can it be because of ulcers in my stomach?

Gastritis causes: Was the gastritis documented by endoscopy? That is really the only accurate way to diagnose it. Gastritis could be a precursor to getting an ulcer if caused by h. Pylori or nsaids. ...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


Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Gastritis (Definition)

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