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Can stomach ulcer make middle back pain?

Can stomach ulcer make middle back pain?

Yes: It would not be uncommon for a stomach ulcer to create referred pain to the back. ...Read more

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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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Can peptic ulcer/gastritis cause upper right abdominal pain, upper right back pain and central back pain? gallbladder has been checked and is okay.

Can peptic ulcer/gastritis cause upper right abdominal pain, upper right back pain and central back pain? gallbladder has been checked and is okay.

Possibly : Ulcer disease can have a variable presentation and potentially cause central back pain, particularly if it is in the duodenum. Don’t hesitate to continue workup to find the source. ...Read more

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If you had a gastric ulcer due to h pylori and took 40mg omeleazole a day but no antibiotics would it still heal? But just come back?

If you had a gastric ulcer due to h pylori and took 40mg omeleazole a day but no antibiotics would it still heal? But just come back?

No: H pylori requires more intense acid suppression and usually 2 abx to eradicate. Omeprazole only suppresses the symptoms without killing the bug. ...Read more

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What is the best diet if I have a gastric ulcer?

What is the best diet if I have a gastric ulcer?

Antibiotic: Ulcers need treatment if they are caused by h. Pylori, a type of bacteria. Take care of the ulcer properly and you won't have to worry what food to eat. ...Read more

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What should I do if I am suffering from a gastric ulcer?

What should I do if I am suffering from a gastric ulcer?

Easy Dx / Rx: If you are not yet diagnosed by endoscopy or imaging, or if this is a self-diagnosis, you need to be examined and the lesion perhaps biopsied. Today's protocol treatments are a walk in the park compared with the horrible stuff that we had to use when i was in medical school. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to treat gastric ulcer , please I need ur help thank u?

How to treat gastric ulcer  , please I need ur help thank u?

No doctor?: If you can't get to a doctor, the best alternatives will be a gentle diet. Avoid acidic food, spice, salt, fatty or heavy foods. Smaller, slow meals. Chew a long time before swallowing for digestion help from saliva. Don't drink during meals or right after - before is good. Be active - but before meals, not right after. Rest & relax as possible. ...Read more

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How to prevent gastric ulcer?

Reason for question: Are u having problems now you think are due to ulcer? If so, get checked. It could be something else. Smoking, stress and large amnts of sugar or alcohol can irritate ur stomach. You may have noticed that certain foods, habits or activities make your stomach feel bad, and avoiding those things is obvious to do. Hx & exam cann tell u if meds to prevent ulcer r a good idea for u. ...Read more

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What kind of antibiotic for gastric ulcer?

Gastric ulcer: Hi, if the gastric ulcer is due to H.Pylori then there are multiple regimens available to treat it, one regimens includes Amoxicillin, clarithromycin plus a PPI, another regimen includes bismuth subsalicylate, metronidazole, and tetracycline plus a PPI. In case of resistance and treatment failure clarithromycin can be replaced by a Quinolone (Levofloxacin/Moxifloxacin). ...Read more

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Difference between gastric ulcer and gastric erosion?

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The definition: Ulcer is defined as erosion greater than half a centimeter. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for gastric ulcer nd healing time..?

Depends: Bacterial infection, medication, chemical exposure (alcohol, tobacco, etc.) can all contribute to ulcer formation and affect how it heals. Acid reducer, antibiotic, coating agent, alcohol and tobacco cessation all help. If you're not diabetic and not taking steroid or other known mucosal irritants, healing is usually expected in ~ 6 wks. Beware that some ulcers are due to tumors. ...Read more

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Is paracetamol safe to use when a person has a gastric ulcer?

Not recommended: The only arthritis drug I use in patients with ulcer is tylenol (acetaminophen). If the arthritis is advanced and painful, narcotic and acetominephorin combinations can be used. For inflammatory bowel or skin conditions, topical drugs and biologics are considered. High use of tylenol (acetaminophen) has been associated with ulcer as well. ...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


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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more