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Besides ulcers, what can cause stomach lining tears?

Besides ulcers, what can cause stomach lining tears?

Trauma: Can happen from getting hit in the stomach, being in a car accident while wearing a seat belt, repetitive vomiting or retching. Sometime acid irritation or gastritis could cause streaks of damage rather than a discrete pit (ulcer). Then again there is the common cause of sword swallowing :-). ...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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In what way can I help an eyelid ulcer heal?

Need exam: An eyelid ulcer can be infected, irritated or even cancer. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could help an eyelid ulcer heal?

Basal Cell Carcinom: An ulcer on the eyelid which does not heal is malignant or cancer until proven otherwise. You should consider biopsy for sure with your local ophthalmologist or Oculoplastic surgeon.
Topical antibiotics / steroids may make condition improve, however, surgical treatment best choice of basal cell carcinomas of the eye lid. ...Read more

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Small ulcer inside eyelid after stye is gone, normal?

Small ulcer inside eyelid after stye is gone, normal?

Not usually: Sounds like you may have a persistent problem. I would recommend seeing your eye physician to assess. ...Read more

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Can someone physiologically explain how ulcerative colitis impacts digestive tract and the lining? Do the ulcers appear as shallow?

Inflamed, break: Superficial break in lining of colon, starts in rectum and move up. Ulcers usually appear shallow, but can be deeper. Very irritated bowel. Symptoms of diarrhea, pain, often with bleeding; sometimes with fever, joint, eye, skin, or liver problems. ...Read more

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2 ulcers on the tongue lining, since 45 days. Started off with a pain below tongue and during swallowing, pain occurs every month for 3 days.

2 ulcers on the tongue lining, since 45 days. Started off with a pain below tongue and during swallowing, pain occurs every month for 3 days.

Get evaluated: Pls see your dr or ENT or oromaxillary specialist to find out what this is and what is causing it to still be there for over a month. ...Read more

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Two ulcers on the tongue lining for 45 days. Pain below tongue and while swallowing, pain persists for 3 days occurs every month for past 1 year?

Two ulcers on the tongue lining for 45 days. Pain below tongue and while swallowing, pain persists for 3 days occurs every month for past 1 year?

"3-Day Rule": Impossible to tell without eval. See the dentist for evaluation. As a general rule: you should seek professional help for any unusual dental or medical issue that lasts more than three days or re-occurs more than three times over separate occasions. More than 3 days? It may be bigger than you think. ...Read more

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I've been told I have gastritis and its eroded my stomach lining and made an ulcer. I feel as though my food is getting stuck now is this normal?

I've been told I have gastritis and its eroded my stomach lining and made an ulcer. I feel as though my food is getting stuck now is this normal?

Yes: Most ulcers of the stomach are associated with edema of tissue. In prepyloric area temporary blockage of food can occur. In the GE junction blockage can occur making it difficult to swallow. Use of antiacids, H2blockers to reduce acid production and possible antibiotics to eliminate H. Pylori if necessary should be employed followed by gastroscopy bx of ulcer if immediate healing does not occur. ...Read more

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Can a Endoscopy tell how bad an ulcer is? Like I mean what lining has it damaged?

Can a Endoscopy tell how bad an ulcer is? Like I mean what lining has it damaged?

Ideal study to do so: An Endoscopy gives a Gastroenterologist a chance to view the lining of your Esophagus, Stomach, and the early section of your small intestines (the Duodenum) with a light and camera. Images can be displayed in a television in the study suite, and the lining of all those areas can be seen clearly to determine the best sites for biopsy or the need to remove suspicious lesions (i.e polyps). Be well. ...Read more

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Are gummy vitamins easier on the stomach lining than capsules and softgels if you believe you may have an ulcer?

Likely no difference: It is generally not felt to be the vehicle of a medication (pill, capsule, liquid etc) that is the culprit of the side effect of GI upset. Rather, it is generally attributable to the active ingredient, in this case vitamins. ...Read more

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Pain at the edge/lining of my tongue. Pain similar to mouth ulcers on tongue but no visible ulcers. Treatment?

Pain at the edge/lining of my tongue. Pain similar to mouth ulcers on tongue but no visible ulcers. Treatment?

Pain in tongue: There may be several differnent reasons for this pain you are feeling, some may require no tx at all, the thing to do is see your dentist or oral surgeon and have a definitive diagnosis, this will lead to the proper treatment if any is necessary. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink something acidic like orange juice after a meal if u have a stomach ulcer? Would the food act as a barrier ie protect the lining

Is it ok to drink something acidic like orange juice after a meal if u have a stomach ulcer? Would the food act as a barrier ie protect the lining

OK IF YOU ARE TREATE: Even though orange juice is very acidic and is adviced not to be consumed if you have peptic ulcer, but if you are being treated with antibiotics for h pylori which causes the ulcer and you have finished the two weeks course and are taking proton pump inhibiters to suppress the acid production in your stomach, you may be able to tolerate orange juice or you can get low acidity orange juice. ...Read more

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I noticed pale yellow color under eye lids. Was in ER 2 weeks ago for ulcer n routine blood wk was done, all normal. Wat cud this b. Shud I go to er?

Meibomian glands: These are the normal eyelid glands. When inflammed or obstructed they can ulcerate or swell ; be more visible. This requires rx if causing symptoms. ...Read more

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How do you fix eye ulcers?

How do you fix eye ulcers?

See a doc: Corneal ulcer needs an immediate treatment with antibiotics. This is an urgent matter, th eperson needs to see an ophthalmologist asap. ...Read more

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What types of eye ulcer is there?

What types of eye ulcer is there?

Many: There are ulcers of the cornea, ulcers of the conjunctiva, ulcers of the lids. Re-ask or re-phrase your question or condition. Any of them may be very serious and if concerned, see eye care professional promptly. Sorry, don't want to give you an ulcer but we are not seeing clearly or eye to eye on your question! ...Read more

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Should I wear contacts if I have an ulcer in my eye?

Should I wear contacts if I have an ulcer in my eye?

No: Please avoid contact lenses when you have an ulcer. You need to ask your eye doc for resuming your contact. ...Read more

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Sore red ulcer looking bump in lower eyeiid. What is it?

Sore red ulcer looking bump in lower eyeiid. What is it?

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if the problem is a stye or hordoleum in the lid. He may refer to an ophthalmologist if there is a suspicion that the problem is some unusual eyelid infection or a skin cancer of the lid. ...Read more

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Eye hurts and I have ulcer in my eye. What should I do to help fix it and relieve the pain?

Eye hurts and I have ulcer in my eye. What should I do to help fix it and relieve the pain?

Answer: You must be seen by an ophthalmologist for treatment. Failure to do so can severely effect your vision. As to the pain it will subside with effective treatment. ...Read more

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Few stys in my eye 3 weeks ago. I still have one in inside lower corner on lash line. Also ulcer lower inside lid.

Seek Help: A stye is usually from inflammation of an eyelash follicle or a lid-margin tear duct. These can usually be treated simply with warm compresses. When this doesn't work and/or you continue to have them you should see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause of the recurrence and/or more aggressive/invasive treatment. With recurrent lesions there is always the fear of secondary infection. ...Read more

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I just found out I have an eye ulcer on saturday what's the longest I should wait to see a eye specialist and im paying cash how much would it cost?

I just found out I have an eye ulcer on saturday what's the longest I should wait to see a eye specialist and im paying cash how much would it cost?

Don't wait: A corneal ulcer can cause permanent damage to your cornea. It can lead to more serious infection if left untreated. It can cause permanent vision loss, and more expensive cornea transplant surgery. It will likely require multiple visit to a qualified Eye MD. You can find one by searching at AAO. Org. Many doctors will have a different fee for cash paying patients. Do not delay ...Read more

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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