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How much time need to heal stomach ulcer totally?

How much time need to heal stomach ulcer totally?

Depends: Everyone is different. Time to heal depends on the size of the ulcer and if you are taking anything or doing anything that promotes stomach acid. Decreasing stomach acid allows it to heal faster and also avoiding stomach irritants like spicy food, alcohol, nsaid, aspirin, caffeine. If you have lots of stress, that can increase your stomach acid and increases healing time. ...Read more

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How to heal a stomach pull?

How to heal a stomach pull?

Muscle injury: The stomach is an organ, a 'pull" is when abdominal muscle/ligament/tendon is injured by overstretching. There may be minimal or quite a bit of damage to it. Inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, and swelling) occurs as a natural healing process. The key is to minimize further damage while keeping the area flexible and mobile. Ice massage (24-36 hours), motrin/advil and rest are the key. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal stomach ulcer?

How long does it take to heal stomach ulcer?

Gastric ulcer: It usually takes 6-8 weeks for ulcers to heal with therapy. ...Read more

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How long does it take for stomach/esophageal lining to heal after biopsy?

How long does it take for stomach/esophageal lining to heal after biopsy?

Depends: Usually biopsy it taken from a site that looks abnormal. Depending on the abnormality it may take variable time to heal. Normal mucosa would heal in less than a week. ...Read more

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How long does stomach ulcers take to heal?

How long does stomach ulcers take to heal?

Ulcers: How long it takes an ulcer to heal depends on whether the underlying factors which caused it are improved. Ulcers could heal in as little as a week, but if, for example, H pylori is still present or if the patient is taking NSAIDs, or if they are not put on any medicines to heal the ulcer, it could take much longer. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How long does it take for stomach ulcers to heal fully?

How long does it take for stomach ulcers to heal fully?

6 to 8 wks: Typically for gastric/duodenal ulcers, recommended treatment with an acid-blocker for about 6-8 wks for complete healing. Mild cases may need less time and severe cases may need more. Your health and nutritional status, age, and adherance to treatment all determine how quickly and complete you heal. Removing/treating the cause is very important. If u have trouble, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you heal sun burn on the stomach?

How can you heal sun burn on the stomach?

Sunburned belly: Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered. Drink h2o. ...Read more

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How long does it take to fully heal from skin ulcer?

How long does it take to fully heal from skin ulcer?

Treated, 6-8 wks...: Without treatment, can be 4-6 months or more, sometimes never... With effective treatment by a vein specialist, usually 6-8 weeks... Its the most severe form of venous disease, highly advise see a vein specialist experienced in treating ulcers asap ! ...Read more

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How long does it take for a stomach ulcer to destroy your stomach?

How long does it take for a stomach ulcer to destroy your stomach?

No set time: We are unable to say how long it takes for ulcer to perforate- most of the time if someone perforates- they did not know they had an ulcer. It is depends on the cause of the ulcer and how much exposure the lining of stomach is getting from it- like alcohol, nsaids, aspirin, steroids, etc. Also if the bacteria assoc w ulcers if present is treated and how thick the lining of your stomach is. ...Read more

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How do stomach ulcers heal? Can it heal in time? And can it create blood in your bowels?

How do stomach ulcers heal? Can it heal in time?  And can it create blood in your bowels?

Medical treatment: Depending on the cause of the stomach ulcers and their location in the stomach, most often they can heal with the help of medications to eradicate the cause, whether it be due to bacteria (h. Pylori) or too much acid secretion. Symptoms usually go away with treatment over weeks. If symptoms persist, let you doctor know. Bleeding from the ulcer can cause blood to be detected in your stools. ...Read more

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How to heal lower esophageal sphincter to make it tighter?

How to heal lower esophageal sphincter to make it tighter?

Surgery: It depends on exact pathology. Generally a gastric wrap (fundoplication) of some type. If a hiatal hernia is present it should be repaired at the same time. Procedure should be done by experienced minimally invasive surgeon. http://goo.gl/0rrqv. ...Read more

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How much time does it take to recover from a corneal ulcer (ulcerative keratitis)?

How much time does it take to recover from a corneal ulcer (ulcerative keratitis)?

Varies: based on the microbe causing the ulcer, the size, the location and depth of involvement. The range is days to several months. Also, recovery of what aspect? Treating the ulcer can be considered recovery, but if left over scar is in the center of your the cornea, the vision doesn't necessarily recover. Too many variables, best to discuss with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How long will it take pressure ulcer to heal?

How long will it take pressure ulcer to heal?

Size important: Pressure sores usually occur in debilitated patients. To get them to heal one needs to keep them clean with frequent dressing changes, improve nutrition, and keep the pressure that caused them off the area. They usually take a long time to heal, and often require surgery. ...Read more

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Can my stomach heal from gastritis? How long does it take? Does stress aggravate it?

Can my stomach heal from gastritis? How long does it take?  Does stress aggravate it?

It depends: It depends on why you have gastritis in the first place, and whether or not you're continuing behaviors (including eating and drinking certain things) that aggravate it. Stress can worsen it. To get the best advice for your specific case, please work with your own primary care physician. They are well-trained to help you with a huge variety of problems, including this. Good luck to you. ...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 you tell me how long it takes the small bowel to die off ?

Can you tell me how long it takes the small bowel to die off ?

Several hrs.: Death of small bowel is a vascular phenomenon. If blood suuply is lost from surgical compromise of blood supply or a thrombus, the bowel will die within seversl hrs. If there is a question of compromise in blood supply but bowel still looks viable by Methylene Blue injection into blood supply then one may re explore in 24 hrs. To evaluate status of bowel for resection or not. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take this mouth ulcer to heal?

Can someone tell me how long will it take this mouth ulcer to heal?

Depending on health : Well, it depends on patient's medical condition. In immune-compromised person they might never go away only subside a bit under medical treatment. In a healthy adult without treatment 7 to 14 days. Another factor is the localization of the ulcer in the mouth and its relation to removable appliances worn by the patient; if is a heavy smoker & the ulcer does not heal visit an oral surgeon asap. ...Read more

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How long does it take food to get to the stomach. To the small intestine. To the large intestine n back out?

Normal transit time: In general, we should poop as many times per day as we eat. In-to-out transit time should be 8-12 hours. Dinner today should be out in the morning for a healthy gut that is working as it should, and being treated to food it should see. Transit time may be decreased with too much red meat, sugar, wheat, potato, and pain medication. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it will take afterburn pink skin to heal completely ?

Please tell me how long it will take afterburn pink skin to heal completely ?

Might be long: Each individual is different. usually month. but some unfortunate persons might get dark brown color evolved from pink. ...Read more