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What is the best way to heal a peptic ulser?

What is the best way to heal a peptic ulser?

Consult with GI spec: Ulcers have been shown to be due to bacterial infection. A thorough consult with a gastroenterologist is in order. ...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


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Is honey good for peptic ulser??what can I do to relieve pain? What kind of diet should be followed?? What should be avoided?..thank you!

Is honey good for peptic ulser??what can I do to relieve pain? What kind of diet should be followed?? What should be avoided?..thank you!

No.: Honey will neither harm nor help peptic ulcer disease. If you have been diagnosed as having an ulcer, you should be on ulcer medication and perhaps medication to treat bacteria in the stomach if present. If you or having pains that you believe are peptic ulcer disease, I would first try antacids such as Tums (calcium carbonate) on an as needed basis, to see if they help temporarily. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes peptic ulcer?

What causes peptic ulcer?

H. Pylori: The majority of peptic ulcers are caused by an infection with the h. Pylori bacteria. Any doctor can test for this easily with a blood test. ...Read more

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What is the effests of xycam 20mg on a developing peptic ulcer?

What is the effests of xycam 20mg on a developing peptic ulcer?

Could make it worse: Peptic ulceration and gastro-intestinal bleeding have been reported with xycam. I would advise any person with a developing peptic ulcer to get the ulcer treated and healed before considering taking xycam, and then only after clearance from their doctor. ...Read more

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What is a peptic ulcer?

What is a peptic ulcer?

Acid related ulcer: This term generally refers to stomach or duodenal ulcers. The 2 most common causes of stomach or duodenal ulcers are infection with the helicobacter pylori bacteria and the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, meloxicam, etc. ...Read more

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Is peptic ulcer painful?

Is peptic ulcer painful?

Can be: Can give you pain/ stomach upset, bleeding, anemia. Please see your doctor. You may need to see a gastroenterologist for further evaluation- i.E an endoscopy. ...Read more

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What are the tests for peptic ulcer?

What are the tests for peptic ulcer?

Endoscopy: Has largely replaced less clear contrast barium swallows. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a peptic ulcer?

Take antiacid: take an antiacid from the PPI family (omeprazole, pantoprazole, etc). avoid NSAIDs (ibuprofen, aleve, (naproxen) etc). Get tested for a bacteria called H.Pylori which can cause ulcers. ...Read more

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What happens if I develop a peptic ulcer?

What happens if I develop a peptic ulcer?

It depends: You may have pain, nausea, vomiting, bleeding or no symptoms. The 2 most common causes of peptic ulcers are infection with the helicobacter pylori bacteria and the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, meloxicam, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
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Peptic Ulcer (Definition)

Peptic ulcer is a condition in which there is corrosion of the surface of the stomach and/or first part of the small intestine. Symptoms include upper abdominal pain, nausea, ...Read more