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Gastric Stomach Ulcers
Iv had pain in stomach and back for a long time just had camera into stomach they say I have duodenitis gastric stomach and ulcer this is really worry?
Peptic ulcers: If you follow the recommendation of your physician this is not necessarily serious. You should avoid nsaids (ibuprofen, aspirin, naprosyn and any medications containing these drugs). Tylenol is safe as long as you do not exceed the recommended dose. Alcohol and caffeine products should be avoided. Foods with high acidic content such as tomato products and citrus can worsen your symptoms. ...Read more
We don't have the: background information. Suggest that you discuss this further with your physician. ...Read more
See details: Gastric acid is a normal substance secreted to help digest food. An ulcer is an erosion or damage to the wall of the stomach. ...Read more
No, but not uncommon: Follow up with surgeon. Tested for h .Pylori? Can cause ulcers. Marginal ulcers usually on the intestinal side of the anastomosis (seam) not rare. Needs follow up, especially if interfering with oral intake, or if vomiting ( a big deal). See your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently ended 2 week course of antibiotic for h. Pylori and gastric ulcer. Why does coffee still aggravate my stomach?
H pylori => ulcer: 2 week course of antibiotics only gets rid of h pylori if taken as directed. But that may not be enough time for stomach lining to heal, which is why coffee & other foods may still aggravate your stomach. Ask your doc if a short course of proton pump inhibitor like Omeprazole or Pantoprazole would be ok to tie you over until you're completely healed (which is never quickly enough). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gastric: Ulcers of the three you list are more likely to be malignant. ...Read more
Had gastric band 7yrs ago, can u get ulcers? Burning feeling in stomach, weight gain, feel dizzy/faint.Female 55yrs old. Incontinence
If they have a gastric ulcer or one in the duodenum, can they have pernicious anemia due to the stomach of duodenum being destroyed somewhere?
Possibly.: Pa is associated with antibodies that attack cells in the stomach. Besides interfering with B12 absorption, the stomach can develop atrophic gastritis, an inflammation of the stomach that results in the loss of all glandular tissue and scarring of the stomach. But ulcers are not a sign of this, and definitely not duodenal ulcers. The B12 problems come first, other stomach issues later. ...Read more
I had gastric bypass surgery can I get a ulcer in the bypassed stomach or just pouch or sm. intestine? I have a jejunal ulcer but pain under left ribs
Yes: i very often recommend taking anti acid the first 6 months after surgery ...Read more
Hi ive had a number of stomach complaints and am due to have a camera down my throat last week my doctor sent me to hospital with gastric ulcer pains ?
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