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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
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
Hard to say: It's hard to say - show the wound to your doctor and see if it's a good choice. Good luck. ...Read more
Sickle cell pain: The vaso-occlusive crisis is caused by sickle-shaped red blood cells that obstruct capillaries and restrict blood flow to an organ, resulting in ischemia, pain, necrosis and often organ damage. Damage to the liver causes jaundice.The pathogenesis of chronic ulcers in scd is complex: mechanical obstruction, venous incompetence, in situ thrombosis, arteriovenous shunting, decreased local oxygen. ...Read more
Yes: Aspirin interferes with the inherent natural defense of the stomach to protect itself from the corrosive acid which it produces for breakdown of food. Usually chronic and prolonged use of aspirin can cause an ulcer but so can acute high doses as in an overdose. I would advise against it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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