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What are Main symptoms and sign of stomach ulcer? And what is the epidemology ?

What are Main symptoms and sign of stomach ulcer? And what is the epidemology ?

Ulcer: With stomach ulcer the pain gets worse with food, with small intestine ulcer the pain is worse while hungry and in the middle of the night. The most common causes of user is H Pylori infection, Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory medications like Motrin, Smoking and Alcohol. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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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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I was diagnosed with a gastrointestinal hemmorhage hypokalemia intractable abd pain and an r/o gi bleed I have three ulcers that I've had for over a ?

I was diagnosed with a gastrointestinal hemmorhage hypokalemia intractable abd pain and an r/o gi bleed  I have three ulcers that I've had for over a ?

Low K and GI bleed: 26 F Dxed with GI bleed and low K (hypokalemia). But asks no question. Comment: When you bleed into your gut the blood contains potassium and if a lot and fast this can lower blood K. Happy to do 2nd opinion to help u and team figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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I am suffering from a gastrointestinal reflux for which I have multiple ulcers on my throat and this are painful.What can be done ?

I am suffering from a gastrointestinal reflux for which I have multiple ulcers on my throat and this are painful.What can be done ?

GERD: it sounds like you have bad reflux disease and you need to see a gastroenterologist to make sure that you don't have esophageal erosions or ulcerations, an then be put on the right medications and diet. ...Read more

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I have gastritis and gastrointestinal ulcer.now I'm having a sharp pain in left lower abdominal hip bone during my ovulation and pain around my hip .

I have gastritis and gastrointestinal ulcer.now I'm having a sharp pain in left lower abdominal hip bone during my ovulation and pain around my hip .

Seek MD attention: causes of left lower belly pain include commonly kidney stones, ovarian cysts, appendicitis, infections, inguinal/femoral hernia, muscle strain, and inflammatory conditions. If persistent or worsen, would seek MD evaluation as diagnosis cannot be made without examination. Urgent MD eval if with blood, fever, worsened pain, or nausea. ...Read more

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Hi doctor I am suffering from a gastrointestinal reflux which caused ulcers on my mucuosal membrane of throat and small beads like are observed.

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I am suffering from a gastrointestinal reflux which caused ulcers on my mucuosal membrane of throat and small beads like are observed.

GERD TREATMENT: GERD SX can be vague NAUEA/BLOATING /HEART BURN. Or Severe PAIN//REFLUX/LARYNGITS/COUGH You need a history and physical. Labs including Hpylori Ab Ig G and M. Stool for hpylori x 3. I usually start with Zantac (ranitidine) 300mg/PROTONIX 40mg. If symptoms have been longer than 8-10 weeks an endoscopy is warranted to evaluate fir Barrets while work up is in progress Gluten Free Diet(gut bliss.com) ...Read more

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What is the symptom of ulcer in general?

What is the symptom of ulcer in general?

Upper abdominal pain: Epigastric pain is the most common symptom of both gastric and duodenal ulcers. It is characterized by a gnawing or burning sensation and occurs after meals—classically, shortly after meals with gastric ulcer and 2-3 hours afterward with duodenal ulcer. Food or antacids relieve the pain of duodenal ulcers but provide minimal relief of gastric ulcer pain. ...Read more

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What could be the symptoms of an ulcer in women?

Stomach ulcer: You can experience pain with eating and start to develop black, tarry stools. ...Read more

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What is tongue ulcer and its symptoms?

What is tongue ulcer and its symptoms?

Can you tell me more: A tongue ulcer could be caused from an irritation, such as from rubbing a sharp piece of a worn or broken tooth. It is usually very sore, and irritated more by hot or spicy foods. A sore tongue can also be associated with a condition called 'burning mouth syndrome.' it is a good idea to try to find out the cause of the problem. A mild medicine painted right on the area may help the discomfort. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of diabetic ulcers?

What are the symptoms of diabetic ulcers?

Diabetic ulcers: This is great question in order to make the point that you just might have no symptoms. Diabetic patients may have neurological problems and have no feeling for an ulcer that would otherwise be painful. Other symptoms could be drainage pain color swelling and systemic signs of infection such as fever and chills. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a vaginal ulcer?

What are the symptoms of a vaginal ulcer?

Pain: Ulcers in the vagina are most commonly associated with herpes and syphilis. Having said that, if you did have an ulcer, they are most always painful. They often have a pinkish circle of raised tissue and then a yellowish/whitish center, with some discharge or 'weeping' coming from the center. If you have an ulcer, i would get it checked out asap as there are medications you would need to take. ...Read more

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What's the symptoms of an esophageal ulcer?

What's the symptoms of an esophageal ulcer?

Pain: Generally ulcerated esophagus is painful, especially with swallowing food, even liquids. Pain may be in chest, referred to back or between the ribs or upper abdomen. May also have difficulty swallowing-food gets stuck going down. Can lead to weight loss. ...Read more

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I wanted to ask whether the symptoms of gall stones and ulcer are same?

I wanted to ask whether the symptoms of gall stones and ulcer are same?

No: While both maybe after meals, ulcers respond to sufficient anti ulcer therapillstonedfo not.Ruq or epigastricpain in attacks that ase associated with nausea and vomiting suggest gallbladder- get an ultrasound-if neg get an UGI endoscopy. ...Read more

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Could stress cause an ulcer in a woman in her mid 20s? What are the symptoms?

Could stress cause an ulcer in a woman in her mid 20s? What are the symptoms?

Yes: Ulcers in the twenties are common. It could be an infection, stress, genetic vulnerability, food, other illness, and so on. Go to your family physician and get a basic, thorough evaluation. If no other serious condition is found, a trial of antacids may very well clear this up. Some ulcers are bacterial in origin, and a regimen of antibiotics for a few weeks may clear that up. ...Read more

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How is it guessed if a patient has gastritis or ulcer? How do symptoms differ from each other?

How is it guessed if a patient has gastritis or ulcer? How do symptoms differ from each other?

Severity of symptoms: Gastritis is inflammation/swelling of the stomach lining. If it is severe enough it can lead to damage of the surface leading to erosion and an ulcer crater Ulcers are more painful and longer to heal ...Read more

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What are early nsaid induced ulcer symptoms? Will just stopping meds fix it or do I need to see a Dr?

What are early nsaid induced ulcer symptoms? Will just stopping meds fix it or do I need to see a Dr?

Indigestion: nausea, burning after taking NSAIDS can be a symptom of irritation. Stopping the meds or taking an antacid like Tums or Zantac (ranitidine) can help. If the symptoms don't resolve in several days best to see your primary care. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my child has oral ulcers and is neutropenic all recuring what are these symptoms of?

What do you suggest if my child has oral ulcers and is neutropenic all recuring what are these symptoms of?

Cyclic neutropenia: This reminds me of a poorly understood affliction that I don't ever see called cyclic neutropenia. I would send a kid off to see a pediatric hematologist or infectious disease specialist to get confirmation and a plan of action. ...Read more

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Had egd October 2016 said I had the start of an ulcer now am having ulcer symptoms should I have another scope to see if ulcer is back?

Had egd October 2016 said I had the start of an ulcer now am having ulcer symptoms should I have another scope to see if ulcer is back?

Depends: Hi JessiKenis, Sorry to hear that you are feeling poorly. It is not always necessary to repeat EGD for recurrent ulcer symptoms. It can be helpful to repeat, although in some cases, it is also appropriate to initiate a trial period of medical management only. There are many factors to consider and it really just depends on the unique details of the initial workup. Hope this was helpful. ...Read more

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I googled ulcer and read the symptoms but it doesn't say anything about diarrhea anywhere. do you think i could have something else? Havingstomachpain

I googled ulcer and read the symptoms but it doesn't say anything about diarrhea anywhere. do you think i could have something else?
Havingstomachpain

See below: A rare condition that causes both ulcers and diarrhea is Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. See this site for more information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/zollinger-ellison-syndrome/basics/definition/CON-20024097 ...Read more

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I been having recurrent aphtous ulcers for many years. Otherwise no other symptoms or past medical history. Pls give advice on reducing the frequency?

I been having recurrent aphtous ulcers for many years. Otherwise no other symptoms or past medical history. Pls give advice on reducing the frequency?

Check for trigger: Recurrent aphtous ulcers or canker sores can be caused by a number of triggers or initiators. These lesions are not bacterial or viral origin. Stress, trama, weakening from illness, food additives or colorings or flavoring, wine, nuts, etc. You should journal your food and drink intake, habits, and dates to determine if these occur after certain times or job or school schedules, or intake. ...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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