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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 think I have a stomach aulcer?

I think I have a stomach aulcer?

See your doc: Maybe you do, maybe you don't. Need to get seen and evaluated: history, physical, labs, maybe additional tests such as radiology, sono, and/or endoscopy. ...Read more

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I think I have a stomach ulcer. What are the symptoms of having a stomach ulcer?

Sx of stamach ulcer: Dull, burning pain in the stomach area, aggrevated by food (so not want to eat). Sometime, associated with nausea, vomiting, or bloating. ...Read more

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What causes an ulcer in the stomach to bleed?

What causes an ulcer in the stomach to bleed?

Acid: Stomach acid erodes the lining of the stomach, exposing the underlying vessels which can bleed. This is why acid reduction is a mainstay of ulcer therapy. ...Read more

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How do people get an ulcer in there stomach ?

How do people get an ulcer in there stomach ?

Many: Reasons, habits like drinking, smoking, stress, poor sleep and then there are genetic condotions. ...Read more

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What should I avoid if I have ulcer of the stomach?

What should I avoid if I have ulcer of the stomach?

Drugs, alcohol...: If you have an ulcer you should avoid anti-infglammatory drugs e.g. Motrin, ibuprofen, alive and aspirin, alcohol, smoking and probably citrus fruits and drinks. If you have ulcer symptoms but are not sure if you have an ulcer make an appointment with a gastroenterologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do you know if you have an ulcer in your stomach?

How do you know if you have an ulcer in your stomach?

Stomach pain : Discomfort in the upper stomach after eating, burning sensation, bloating, sometimes with nausea. In some cases "hunger pains" early in the morning or need to eat snacks throughout the day. In the case of a bleeding ulcer a main warning sign is black and tarry stool or throwing up blood either red or rusty or "coffee grounds". If this happens see a doctor or go to an emergency room immediately. ...Read more