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Does Zinc Cause Ulcers
My husband has three ulcers and night sweats are they related and what causes the ulcers to prevent them....?
Ulcers & night sweat: I assume you mean he has 3 ulcers in his stomach. Peptic ulcers are now known to be caused by a germ called h pylori, which should be treated with at least 2 antibiotics and omeprazole. Night sweats are not usually a symptom of peptic ulcer, but can be a symptom in anyone who is very uncomfortable. Ulcers tend to hurt the most at night because there is nothing to buffer the normal acid. ...Read more
Skin ulcers: These are mostly due to excess friction that wears thru the skin. Tight shoes will add to the problem as well as walking barefoot. ...Read more
Tongue ulcers: Some are the result of a viral infection from the herpes simplex virus. Some are mouth ulcers (aphthous ulcers), which are of unknown origin, but are thought to occur from stress, injury (biting the tongue), acidic foods, hormonal changes, allergies, or certain systemic diseases. ...Read more
Probably not: A peptic ulcer (in the stomach or duodenum) will usually cause pain in the upper abdomen, and sometimes the pain radiates into the back. A rare but very serious complication is a perforation, which causes more generalized severe abdominal pain, but not pain that you would call an ovary pain. (but a cyst or other problem on the ovaries can occasionally cause upper abdominal pain). ...Read more
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