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Medical Tests For Stomach Ulcers
Biopsy: Only a biopsy can make the diagnosis of stomach cancer. If a stomach ulcer needs to be biopsied, a doctor needs to do an endoscopy (inserting a tube with a camera down your throat to your stomach) and then take a biopsy. Then the pathologist looks at it and see if there is cancer or not. Biopsy is the only way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am facing acidity, have got done all the required tests and it was concluded that there is no stomach ulcer, or any interstine releated problem?
Sir, i have been haven abdominal pains for mor than 1 yr now and the test resulted Ulcer and hepatitis B. Please, can garlic, ginger and honey can do?
16 year old male, non smoker, no use of pain killers, neg h.pylori test. Social drinker. Are stomach ulcers likely ?
Ulcer risk-Medline: The following factors raise your risk for peptic ulcers: Drinking too much alcohol Regular use of aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Smoking cigarettes or chewing tobacco Being very ill, such as being on a breathing machine Having radiation treatments A rare condition called Zollinger-Ellison syndrome causes stomach and duodenal ulcers. ...Read more
Have disconfort in upper abdomen, light headedness, lot of gas. Blood test this friday for ulcer. Is this serious condition?
It depends,,,,: It depends on if you've got an ulcer or not, but it doesn't seem likely you've got one as you've got discomfort and gas and an ulcer would likely be much more painful. But you'll not know unless you get your test so go get it and see what it is. Good luck. ...Read more
I've had some stomach issues symptoms of burping lethargic I've had endoscopy result was two superficial ulcers and mild inflammation what test next?
Gastritis?: You may need treatment more than further tests. Given your diagnosis, you may wish to discuss current medications and alternatives with your doctor. ...Read more