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Is Stomach Ulcer Healing Even Though Burning
It could be: Several problems could cause abdominal burning sensation but the most common would be stomach irritation (gastritis) or even stomach ulcers. Less likely would be gallbladder problems or other intestinal problems. To figure out the actual cause you may need upper endoscopy (egd) which is very effective at diagnosing ulcers and gastritis and is a quick 5 minute procedure done with light IV sedation. ...Read more
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
16 year old male. My stomach very acidic which regularly does not hurt but feels somewhat like fire. Could this be asign of ulcers, reflux, or cancer?
Stomach irritation: "acidic" feeling or sharp pains below breastbone/upper midabdomen can certainly be signs of stomach or small intestine (duodenal) irritation (gastritis/duodenitis), an infection (helicobacter pylori), ulcers, and very rarely in a 16 year old, tumors or cancers. If antacids help, likely it's excess acid production, or a decrease in protective mucus (from smoking, advil/aleve, infection). See md! ...Read more
If its not gastritis or ulcer what can it be? Constant knawing below the breasted bone and sometimes stomach pains.Zantec and Prilosec hasn't helped
Wide Range Possible: Pains around the breast bone can be from your heart or gallbladder as well as from the stomach. I'd humbly suggest you see your pcp for a quick work up (or go to the er if pain is more severe). Heart atacks can sometimes seem like heartburn or indigestion. This would be the worst case scenario. Continued pain in this area needs to be evaluated rather urgently though, because of that fact. ...Read more
What can cause the sensation of burning in stomach, without acid reflux and negative for h. pylori? Could it still be ulcer or gastritis?
Just told that I have gastritis gastritis but the stomach is not acutely inflamed. Some stomach intestinal metaplasia observed. Has lasted 5 months??
Gastritis: A five month history qualifies for "chronic" gastritis, meaning that the inflammation has gone on at a smoldering low level and is not associated with an acute histology can pattern. It is a technical point, but one which is important. The metaplasia is the stomach's way of trying to react to the infection, but it needs to be monitored closely to avoid further complications. ...Read more
Stomach been very upset. No appetite. Drink or eating makes it worse. Did endoscope & saw lining of stomach all red. Could that be the cause?
Upset stomach: I think you should discuss with gastroenterologist, who did scope you. What was his/ her finding or diagnosis and what is the treatment? You still has symptoms and on no medication ! thanks. ...Read more
I had an ulcer, it healed. I'm still getting consistent nausea. All that seems to be left is a small hiatal hernia and gastritis. What gives?
Unknown: Nausea is a very nonspecific symptom. It is not related to your small hiatal hernia, but could be from the gastritis. If the ulcer recurs, ask you GI doctor about zollinger-ellison syndrome, an uncommon tumor that produces excessive amounts of gastrin, a hormone that produces acid. Also, gastroparesis is another uncommon disorder diagnosed by nuclear medicine gastric emptying study. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have periods of acid reflux, I really feel burning in stomach and the line that food passes through it but no cough &heartburn. Is it acid reflux?
It could be!: A gastroenterologist could help you sort this out. ...Read more
Burning in lower stomach area, comes and goes, no real pain but uncomfortable. Eating sometimes helps. Slowly becoming more frequent. Ulcer?
Duodenal ulcers often cause a gnawing pain in the upper stomach area several hours after a meal, and patients can often relieve the pain by eating. Many patients also have heartburn. Gastric ulcers may cause a dull, aching pain, often right after a meal.
See your physician or a GI specialist for an exam and testing. There are other considerations to consider as well. If the pain is severe: ER ...Read more
No ulcer or stomach issues but usually the meal hardly digests and for hours it seems the food's still there, stomach distended and later burping.
Stomach ulcers not responding to PPIs even after 2mths. No y.pylori and only occasional alcoholic beverage. No coffee etc. Stomach feels worse than b4?
Needs EGD: If you were diagnosed with Gastric Ulcer with EGD and H. Pylori was negative. Your GI sp. Must have given the proper Guide line. If you were given the trial of PPI for 3 months with the symptoms of GERD and negative H.Pylori Breath Test, and you are still symptomatic, In both of these scenerio, you need to see the GI sp. and get EGD . Also avoid Alcohol, NSAID, Aspirin and Smoking. Continue PPI. ...Read more
Stomach and gut burns after bowel movement plus its kind of crampy.. But not as much discomfort as before the bm jus burning is this IBS ?
Could be: Ibs is defined by abdominal pain and bloating that is improved by bowel movements. It also occurs with frequency and is chronic. Many symptoms of ibs overlap with symptoms of other more serious GI diseases. Therefore, seek medical attention to determine the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have gastric reflux and still have occasional pain under boobs at upper stomach. Just making sure it isn't something else?
Will a peptic stomach ulcer caused by h.Pylori heal with 40mg per day of omeprazole?
I know it wont cure the h.Pylori, but will the stomach ulcer go?
What would cause a burning sensation in stomach immediately after eating anything with sugar in it? Is this typical of ulcer? Could it be pancreatic?
Is it true that upper abdominal pain indicative of stomach ulcer or gallbladder problems in pregnancy?
Many things: Can cause abdominal pains. Gas, constipation, gastritis, stomach ulcer, pancreatitis, gallbladder, kidney, etc. Just because someone has discomfort does not mean that there is always a physical description as to why the discomfort is there. Sometimes pain occurs with no medical reason. ...Read more
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