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Duodenal Ulcer Symptoms
What's the least invasive way to test for duodenal ulcer? my symptoms point to it, but i have conditions that make sedation risky do want to avoid it.
Duodenal vs peptic ulcer symptoms. Pain is right under breastbone. Burning, gnawing, mild nausea, anorexia. Do the symptoms vary between the two?
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
What are the differences between duodenal and gastric ulcers in symptoms !? And which one food will releif its pain !?
About the same: Regardless of size or location, if you really have an ulcer (found by x-ray or endoscopy) please seek doctor's advice. Even small ulcers can bleed (sometimes massively), perforate, obstruct stomach emptying. Sometimes, an ulcer can form in a cancer so to avoid this possibility it is important to make sure at least gastric ulcer actually heals. Relief of ulcer symptoms doesn't always mean healing. ...Read more
Possibly: See a gastroenterologist or your primary care doctor and have it evaluated. ...Read more
Are extreme bloating and a burning feeling in the center of your abdomen symptoms of a duodenal ulcer?
What's considered the best remedy for one who has multiple peptic and duodenal ulcers to soothe the symptoms of acid indigestion?
See below: If you have had multiple peptic ulcers you should be worked up to see if you have a tumor that produces gastrin. The peptide causes an overproduction of acid and multiple ulcers. These tumors occur in the pancreas or duodenum and this should be checked before you take any medication. ...Read more
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
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
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