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Duodenal Ulcer Diarrhea
Diarrhea within 1 hour of eating. I have a duodenal ulcer. I CAN eat bread. NOT milk, fruit, veg or anything after a nap. I'm miserable. Why?
Diarrhea post food: Check for H pylori it is usually a cause of ulcers and could cause diarrhea post eating. Would also check for biliary dyskinesia and may benefit from questran (cholestyramine). There may be bacteria overgrowth that sometimes occurs in inidviduals with Gi dysfunction, may respond to course of Flagyl F/U w/ GI. ...Read more
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Peptic ulcer, diarrhea, severe headaches and blood after painful yet minimal urination. What could be the cause ?
I have diarrhea as well as I [feel] constipated. I have the going and going... my stomach hurts -- and I think it's similar to what two of my friends had recently. I don't have a history of this sort of thing, however, I have had a peptic ulcer before in
Duration is key: The most intriguing part of your question is that two of your friends had something similar recently. To me that raises the question of whether you have an infectious colitis: parasite/Giardia, bacteria, etc. You need a stool culture after evaluation with your doctor. These symptoms can also be due to irritable bowel syndrome (which is common/your friends could have this, too!) Take care:) ...Read more
Burning pain, nausea: Gnawing pain, discomfort that persists, nausea, general malaise....Pain may be in mid upper abdomen, but also could radiate toward the sides, and even thru to the back. If take simple over the counter antacids and it goes away, fine. But if it persists, and you have to keep taking them daily, not fine. Get thee to the doc. ...Read more
Ulcer: A duodenal ulcer is an ulcer located in the first part of the small intestine, right after the stomach. This can be caused by many things, most commonly from NSAID use (e.g. Advil, (ibuprofen) motrin, aspirin) and bacterial infections (e.g. Helicobacter pylori). These are treated by endoscopy and acid blocking medications. ...Read more
Kindly inform me with the best diet for duodenal ulcer patient , what is the most recomnded food in the three meals , in between and what can I avoid?
Suggestions 4 ulcer: Once you've ruled out &/or treated h.Pylori and avoided nsaid's, combine acid suppression medication with the following: minimize meal size as well as intake of alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, fatty/fried foods, fizzy drinks. Advice changes, of course, if ulcers are due to crohn's, cancer, "stress-related" (systemic disease), caustic ingestion, etc. Check with diagnosing doctor who knows you best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Duodenal Ulcers: The most common cause of duodenal ulcer is a stomach infection associated with the helicobacter pylori (h pylori) bacteria. Other risk factors for duodenal ulcers include overuse of alcohol, tobacco, and medications such as Aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids). Severe illness has also been implicated as a risk factor in the development of duodenal ulcer. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers