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I diagnosed gastroparesis, pyloric stenosis &nsaid induced ulcers. Had appendix/ gallbladder removed 7 days ago. New pain upper RT side abdomen why?

I diagnosed gastroparesis, pyloric stenosis &nsaid induced ulcers. Had appendix/ gallbladder removed 7 days ago. New pain upper RT side abdomen why?

Ruq pain: You have many different gastrointestinal issues. has your gall bladder been checked? Are you taking ulcer medicine? It sounds like you have to see your gastroenterologist again. ...Read more

Dr. Nicholas Karyotakis
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Stomach Ulcer (Definition)

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


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Can you tell me how is the cure of peptic ulcer?

Can you tell me how is the cure of peptic ulcer?

Antibiotics&AcidSupr: Because most Peptic Ulcers are caused due to infection with H Pylori Bacteria Peptic ulcer is treated with a course of two different antibiotics and Acid Supression therapy. It cures the ulcer most of the time Ulcers caused by other causes are treated with stoping the drugs and acid suppression therapy ...Read more

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What can I do to ease the symptoms of a peptic ulcer?

What can I do to ease the symptoms of a peptic ulcer?

Acid reducing meds: Also known as proton pump inhibitors like Omeprazole etc. Are recommended for the treatment of ulcers. Otc antacids may help with short term symptom relief but will not heal ulcers. If h. Pylori bacterium is present you will need antibiotics as well. Avoid any nsaids, or Aspirin and make sure you eat light avoiding heavy, spicy and acidic foods, including citrus, sodas, caffeine, alcohol & smoking. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you had a duodenal peptic ulcer?

What does it mean if you had a duodenal peptic ulcer?

It will heal: Ulcers of the stomach and duodenum heal with time. Prilosec and similar meds will accelerate the healing process. Important to be sure you do not have an infection with a bacterial called h. Pylori. If so, then antibiotics will be necessary to eradicate it. Also, you should avoid taking asa or anti-inflammatory medications e.g. Ibuprofen, Motrin as these will impede the healing process. ...Read more

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How often should I take Prilosec for my peptic ulcer?

How often should I take Prilosec for my peptic ulcer?

As directed: take as directed by your physician. Usually it is prescribed once a day. It lasts 24 hours. Check with your prescribing doctor. Good health to you ...Read more

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I think my mom might have a peptic ulcer. How do we proceed?

I think my mom might have a peptic ulcer. How do we proceed?

Anti-acids: You should try otc Omeprazole or Prilosec for 2 weeks. If your pain does not get better after taking it regularly for 2 weeks, you should see your doctor. You should also avoid alcohol, NSAID like ibuprofen, aleve, (naproxen) aspirin, caffeine, spicy food, smoking. They can all aggravate an ulcer. ...Read more

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


Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more