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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. Nicholas Karyotakis
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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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My husband is 29 and has a bleeding stomach ulcer. We don't have insurance. What can we do?

My husband is 29 and has a bleeding stomach ulcer. We don't have insurance. What can we do?

Save a Life: You do everything it takes to save his life. You get the tests done to assess where and why he is bleeding. And then you get on the medications designed to help him heal and prevent him from bleeding further. And then he works on eliminating the cause of the problem so this does not re-occur. ...Read more

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How long would it take to die from an actively bleeding stomach ulcer

Depends: Can happen within an hour or two. Not all ulcers are created the same. Some ulcers erode into minor blood vessels other erode into major arteries and the bleeding can vary accordingly. ...Read more

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Can a bleeding stomach ulcer cause significant blood loss??

Can a bleeding stomach ulcer cause significant blood loss??

Life threatening: Bleeding stomach ulcers may present in different stages from superficial to full perforations when they are life threatening. ...Read more

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Is a clean base stomach ulcer considered a bleeding ulcer?

Depends: All ulcers bleed some. Many times its minimal and doesn't cause any significant symptoms. If u wr vomiting blood or passing dark tarry stool then yes that ulcer likely bled and stopped. ...Read more

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Rectal bleeding after hematoma and stomach ulcer diagnosis? It's bright red and seperated from stool

Related ?: With exceptions, bleeding that is red and not part of the stool suggests something lower like hemorrhoids or a tear in the anal lining. Bleeding up high like from the stomach has to pass through the intestines and so is usually mixed in with the stool and black. It may be tarry due to digestion. You need to see a doctor who should evaluate your bottom as this is more likely the cause. ...Read more

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Can I drink ginger ale with a stomach ulcer? Or will it make it worse / cause it to bleed?

Can I drink ginger ale with a stomach ulcer? Or will it make it worse / cause it to bleed?

Try other drink: Although real ginger can be helpful for nausea, ginger may also cause minor irritation of the stomach lining- not a good thing if there is already an ulcer. With ulcers, avoid carbonated, acidic, caffeinated, alcoholic, spicy beverages. ...Read more

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


Dr. Scott Bolhack
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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