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Gastric Or Duodenal Ulcers Symptoms
Gastric: Ulcers of the three you list are more likely to be malignant. ...Read more
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
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
Yes: yes.. Please see your primary provider to investigate. ...Read more
Easily. An ulcer is: an erosion of tissue. Vomiting is a symptom under control from mind?brain?body; no reliable relationship between tissue erosions & symptomos, including to the point of fatal bleeding. ...Read more
Yes and No: It can see a thickening of the stomach wall that suggests gastritis, it can see some large ulcers, and it can see signs in the esophagus that suggest long standing gastroesphageal reflux disease. However, ultrasound would not be the primary method to diagnose these conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed small hiatal hernia and reflux. No ulcers or masses. Will celebrex (celecoxib) agravate reflux symptoms?
Yes but: Dr. Howe's right. You could tray taking mylanta or maalox (generic forms are disgusting!) 30 minutes before the meal you take the Celebrex (celecoxib) with and one hour after. It might help. Also high fat, high protein, low fiber diets increase reflux and so does the excess weight those diets cause. Eat more fruits & veggies in smaller portions more often, & less fat & less protein (in a low fat form). ...Read more
Location: One is in the small intestine and the other in the stomach. Duodenal ulcers are also more likely to be a consequence of hpylori. ...Read more
Gastric body-type mucosa with mild chronic, non-specific gastritis with intestinal metaplasia, negative forhelicobacter pylori.Have 5cm hitas hernia, ulc?
Might be Barrett's: Intestinal metaplasia typically refers to changes in the esophageal mucosa, and is associated with a disease called "barrett's esophagus." this is a precancerous condition, and you need to be followed by either a general surgeon who does endoscopy, or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Yes.: Prilosec is a medication known as a proton pump inhibitor. It functions by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Acid is the irritant that can cause dyspepsia or indigestion, and removing or reducing this irritant can be helpful. However, it is best to see your doctor before starting this so that other possible causes to dyspepsia can be ruled out. ...Read more
They can overlap.: Some symptoms of gastritis and gastric ulcer can be the same - abdominal pain and discomfort. Some times an ulcer can cause more severe pain and if it is causing bleeding people will have black bowel movements or "melena " as a result. Sometimes an evaluation by a physician with lab work and possibly EGD (scope to look in stomach to visualize esophagus and stomach lining) is the only way to tell ...Read more
What are the differences between duodenal and gastric ulcers in symptoms !? And which one food will releif its pain !?
I've been on Nexium (esomeprazole) for 17 years and stopped it a few weeks ago. Before i started it i had gastric and duodenal ulcers. Will these return?
Possibly: Ulcers in the duodenum and stomach are usually caused by excess acid production. Nexium (esomeprazole) lowers acid production and thus decreases ulcer formation. Stopping Nexium (esomeprazole) may cause ulcers to form due to increase acid production. After 17 years, your body may have charged and ulcers may not form after stopping nexium (esomeprazole). There is no guarantee. ...Read more
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