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Meds and avoidance: Very important for ulcer suffers to follow the directions of their doctor exactly. This usually includes stopping all non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication, such as Ibuprofen (advil, motrin), Naproxen (naprosyn, aleve), and aspirin. Additionally, one needs to stop all alcoholic drinks and avoid use of spicy foods, etc, lastly, take all medications recommended by your physician. ...Read more
When anyone: Coughs up blood- get to your pcp or gastroenterologist. For work up soon! ...Read more
I have pain in the upper abdomen when pressed and made appetite diminished and at the time of eating. What should I do? Its because disease ulcer?
History of ulcer, used to be on Nexium (esomeprazole). He works long hours. he has big round inflated abdomen for years, I noticing it bigger now? Help please.
Had an ulcer for years, abdomen tight and distended. Pain constant. Could this ulcer be bleeding internally without any symptoms?
Seek help: A tight and distended abdomen with pain is not something to take likely. It could be obstruction, reflux, a bleeding ulcer, gastritis etc- the list goes on. Please see your doctor asap for this- particularly with you history I would possibly consider going to the ER today. Other conditions can mimic this such as heart disease, diabetes (gastroparesis). You need a full work-up and exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get really bad pain in my upper abdomen i looked up my symptoms and it's saying an ulcer is it really dangerous if i don't get it look after?
Maybe not ulcer: Get a consultation with your doctor. This may or may not be an ulcer. The treatment is directed to the correct diagnosis. Wrong diagnosis will not be helpful to you. By the way, an ulcer is generally the result of a bacterial problem and it does not solve itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Fup with a doctor to come up with a long term treatment plan. Do you need to be tested for HPylori? Do you have a bed board? Have you made some lifestyle changes like diet and exercise to curb the ulcer? Have long have you been taking Prilosec? Do you need an EGD? Doctor can helo guide the treatment.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: See a gastroenterologist or your primary care doctor and have it evaluated. ...Read more