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Actual doctor needed: Unfortunately there is no way to truly determine if you have a peptic ulcer without testing. This is either with endoscopy or a barium swallow. Also, sometimes gastric cancers mimic ulcers so the correct diagnosis is critical. If they erode to deeply you can actually bleed to death. So in this case a doctor is really really necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have small sliding hiatal hernia, have faced problem like poor digestion,peptic ulcer symptom, on what stage i will think its time for surgery?
I am diagnosed with peptic ulcers. The pain still on and off. Should i go for endoscopy as what the doctor recommended?
Yes: When you have peptic ulcer disease it is helpful to know what the cause is such as medication like advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin or a bacteria called h. Pylori among other rarer causes. Additionally you should confirm that the ulcer has healed by having a repeat endoscopy after taking proper medication. ...Read more
Gi test show diverticulosis and peptic ulcers. Hida showed 33%.Have diarrhea after eating and headaches. Which one could cause the diarrhea/headaches?
Not sure?: Divericulosis can sometimes cause diarrhea/constipation if they become infected(diverticulitis), but it is unlikely to cause headaches. Likewise with gallbladder dysfunction(your hida ef was 33% which is a little low and may indicate that your function is abnormal) as it can sometimes result in diarrhea after eating. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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