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How are ulcesr caused by serial Asprin and ulcers from Crohn's distinguished?

How are ulcesr caused by serial Asprin and ulcers from Crohn's distinguished?

Biopsy: there's not much lymphocytes in aspirin induced. BUT, aspirin induced would be all upper GI (stomach, maybe duodenum and/or esophagus). Crohns would be really unlikley to be ONLY there (which is not the most common place for it anyway). ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

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


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Can antibiotics caused gastritis?

Can antibiotics caused gastritis?

Gastritis: This terms means inflammation of the stomach. The most common cause is Helicobacter pylori, but certainly a variety of chemical agents could conceivably do this. My advice would be to see a doctor and be fully assessed and managed professionally. ...Read more

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Can peptic ulcers be caused by vomiting or is it the ulcers that cause the vomiting?

Can peptic ulcers be caused by vomiting or is it the ulcers that cause the vomiting?

Yes: Peptic ulcers can cause vomiting due to gastric irritation. They are frequently caused by infection with a bacteria called h pylori and should be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Can stomach ulcers be caused by frequently getting angry?

Can stomach ulcers be caused by frequently getting angry?

Ulcers: The following also raise your risk for ulcers: drinking too much alcohol, regular use of aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids), taking Aspirin or nsaids once in a while is safe for most people, smoking cigarettes or chewing tobacco, being very ill, such as being on a breathing machine having radiation treatments. ...Read more

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Can geographic tongue be caused by h pylori?

Can geographic tongue be caused by h pylori?

Inherited: Geographic tongue is inherited and controlled by genetics. The h pylori probably accentuates- makes it more obvious. It's nothing to worry about unless it shows the outline of atlantis the lost continent - just kidding. ...Read more

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Are peptic ulcers, the same as ulcerative colitis as far as treatments (cures)..And can ulcerative colitis also be caused by h pylori?

Are peptic ulcers, the same as ulcerative colitis as far as treatments (cures)..And can ulcerative colitis also be caused by h pylori?

No.: Peptic ulcers are related to acid disorder in your stomach, and are not the same as ulcerative colitis, which is inflammatory bowel disease. While peptic ulcers can be caused by h. Pylori, I have never heard uc is caused by or related to that infection. If you are having such symptoms, you need to discuss them with your own physician or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Can laryngopharyngeal reflux be caused by stomach cancer?

Can laryngopharyngeal reflux be caused by stomach cancer?

Possible: If the cancer involves the distal esophageal sphincter, the valve which separates the esophagus and stomach it is possible that it could cause acid reflux. ...Read more

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By what mechanism might an increase in gastrin cause peptic ulcer?

By what mechanism might an increase in gastrin cause peptic ulcer?

Stimulates acid: Gastrin: a hormone made in pancreas, stimulates acid production; more acid tamps down gastrin production-balancing act. Lack of acid production from meds, eg ppis (nexium (esomeprazole) etc), stomach problems (atrophic gastritis) , kidney disease will incr gastrin levels. Incr. Gastrin levels from tumors can incr. Stomach acid production, overcome body defenses, and cause ulcers. Most ulcers not from xs acid. ...Read more

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Could a burning stomach sensation when drinking alcohol be caused by non ulcer dyspepsia?

Could a burning stomach sensation when drinking alcohol be caused by non ulcer dyspepsia?

Alcohol: If I understand your question correctly - you do not have to have an ulcer to experience pain when ingesting alcohol. If I misunderstood what you were asking - please consider re-asking with clarification. take care ...Read more

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Can Baclofen 20mg cause gastritis or ulcers?

Can Baclofen 20mg cause gastritis or ulcers?

Typically these are: more common with overuse of anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDS) and not for muscle relaxers. If you have a history of ulcer or gastritis, you are not recommended to take NSAIDs. Always discuss new medications with your PCP prior to starting them, and always read medication inserts to educate yourself on the risks/benefits. ...Read more

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Could stomach ulcer be cured by taking medication ?

Could stomach ulcer be cured by taking medication ?

Yes: Most stomach ulcers can be cured medically taking pills, but you need to see a doctor to see if indeed you have the ulcer, and if you have, what caused the ulcer. Depending on the cause, the treatment may be different. Thus you need physician's evaluation and guidance for the treatment. ...Read more

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How can canker sores or mouth ulcers be caused by stress?

How can canker sores or mouth ulcers be caused by stress?

Stress & mouth sores: The reason stress can cause mouth sores is that stress can cause a decrease in your immune system. This in turn can cause different types of problems like apthous ulcers, or stress ulcers to arise in your mouth. Other lesions like herpes simplex, or canker sores on the lips also will arise because the virus causing the lesion is left unchecked by the decrease in the immune system. ...Read more

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Headache caused by ulcer, is that possible?

Headache caused by ulcer, is that possible?

No: I am assuming you mean stomach ulcers. No ulcers cause cause headaches. ...Read more

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Palpitations can be caused by chronic tonsillitis, hypothyroidism or gastroesophageal reflux?

Palpitations can be caused by chronic tonsillitis, hypothyroidism or gastroesophageal reflux?

None: None of the above. Any association with them is coincidental. However, you list panic attacks under "conditions" and there IS an association between that entity and palpitations. Trial of low dose beta blockade (like propranolol) help many with this condition - if they bother you enough to warrant use of a daily medication . ...Read more

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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


Nsaids (Definition)

Nsaid stands for non steroidal anti inflammatory agent. So the most potent anti inflammatory agents are steroids like prednisone. Nsaids are ...Read more