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What is gastric ulcer?

What is gastric ulcer?

GASTRIC ULCER: Gastric ulcer is an ulcer in stomach.It is caused by an imbalance of pepsin and stomach acid and gastric lining.Can be caused by Aspirin or drugs like ibuprophen, h pylori infection, chronic gastritis, smoking and cancer.It causes pain which may be relieved with antiacids.It is diagnosed by endoscopy and treated with antibiotics if h pylori is positive along with acid supression, or just acid supressi. ...Read more

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Stomach Ulcer (Definition)

Stomach ulcer is also known as Peptic ulcer. Stomach ulcers, also called peptic ulcers, are erosions in the wall of the stomach that can result in bleeding or pain. They can be caused by ibuprofen and similar medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or by infection with a bacteria called H. pylori that ...Read more

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What is the medication for gastric ulcer?

What is the medication for gastric ulcer?

Ranitidine omeprazol: There are three treatments for gastric ulcer. Blocking acid using a histamine blocker such as ranitidine (zantac), Famotidine (pepcid) or a proton pump inhibitor like Omeprazole (prilosec) which are stronger acid blockers and the third is to buffer the acid which is there via antacids (maalox, mylanta, tums, etc) gastric ulcers can actually be healed in 6-8 weeks with acid blockers and diet. ...Read more

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Treating Peptic Ulcers (Checklist)

Get checked by a gastroenterologist
Monthly
Do not self medicate
Once
Avoid foods that cause dyspepsia
Once
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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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What is the definition or description of: gastric ulcer?

Gastric ulcer: Painful sores found in the lining of the stomach or intestine, also called peptic ulcer. ...Read more

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Treating Peptic Ulcers (Checklist)

See your gastroenterologist
Once
Take prescribed medications carefully
Once
Avoid OTC pain medicines
Once
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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 is the best way to detect a gastric ulcer?

EGD: A scope into the stomach to directly visualize the stomach lining is the best way to detect an ulcer. Many physicians will opt to try a course of treatment first. ...Read more

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Treating Peptic Ulcers (Checklist)

Avoid irritants
once
take your meds regularly
once
maintain ideal weight
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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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Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more

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Ulcer (Definition)

Ulcer is the medical term for erosion of a normal barrier (the lining on top) exposing the surface that is normally beneath this barrier. Ulcers can occurs at sites like the skin, the ...Read more

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