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Pyloric Channel Ulcer
32 years old male. Taking sucralafate 1mg twice daily. After EGD, found LA class II reflux, pyloric channel ulcer, antral gastritis. Recommendations?
GERD/GASTRITIS/PUD: GERD/GASTRITIS CAN CAUSE BARRETS ESOPHAGUS AND POTENTIALLY CANCER: You need a history and physical. Labs including Hpylori Ab Ig G and M. Stool for hpylori x 3. I usually start with PROTONIX (pantoprazole) 40mg If symptoms persist ZANTAC 300mg qhs may be added. While work up is in progress Stay Gluten Free. Check if biopsy for H. pylori was done. If necessary get a second opinion. Carafate alone is not enough ...Read more
Excessive saliva from pre-pyloric ulcer. Doctors gave meds but saliva doesn't decrease and has sour taste and can't sleep from it, how to treat?
Endoscopy showed: severe pan-gastritis, pre-pyloric ulcer and bulbar duodenitis. Does this cause excessive saliva? And how to treat?
Ulcer and more: Yes they can cause excessive saliva. These problems certainly warrant medical attention. See the doctor who did your testing or your family doctor to continue your diagnostic tests and give you proper treatment. E.G. You may have a stomach infection with h.Pylori which is treated differently than other causes of ulcer. ...Read more
I diagnosed gastroparesis, pyloric stenosis &nsaid induced ulcers. Had appendix/ gallbladder removed 7 days ago. New pain upper RT side abdomen why?
Does Xanax (alprazolam) worsen an H. Pyloric bacterial infection if you take it off & on to help as a sleep aid? I've been told it X helps & that it causes ulcers
Nothing to do with i: Xanax (alprazolam) is a short acting benzodiazepines. It is good for anxiety. It can make you tired. There are better meds for sleep aids and has nothing to do with stomach ulcers. You may get them because you are very anxious about something. There are excellent treatments for stomach ulcers if you indeed have them. ...Read more
Had a egd done dr said he found extra channel to small intestine he said probably from a ulcer i'm confused?
A double pylorus: I suspect you have a "double pylorus". The pylorus is the part of the stomach leading to the first part of the small intestine (duodenal bulb). A double pylorus most commonly occurs as a result of a complication of an ulcer--the ulcer penetrates into the duodenal bulb creating a second opening to the small bowel. Less commonly a double pylorus is congenital meaning you were born with it. ...Read more