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Severe Ulcer Pain
Is it an ulcer? Severe burning pain in the esophagus and stomach. Antacids (tums) taken, fallowed by ranitidine 75mg and Prilosec otc.
Differences: Anytime you see a word with the suffix "itis" in medicine it means inflammation of whatever came before it, so gastritis means inflammation of the lining of the stomach (gastric). An ulcer on the other hand is an erosion, a pit or depression in the wall of the stomach lining. A few decades ago an Australian doctor guessed that ulcers were caused by an infection, proved it on himself, got Nobel Pri ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ive had severe nausa all day long If I have coffee in morning,lunch supper or wake up in the morning Nausea maybe ulcer ,?
My wife wakes up and tells me she has severe stomach/Abdomin pain. When she stands it's a little less pain, when she sits it hurts worse. Ulcer maybe?
Needs to see doctor: Any severe abdominal pain should be evaluated by a health care professional as soon as possible. It can be difficult to distinguish an ulcer from other conditions such as gallbladder disease, pancreatic disease, appendicitis, vascular disease, or other causes. If she is actively having severe pain, would recommend going to ER for further evaluation. ...Read more
I have severe pain with a leg ulcer when i lay down.What can I take that will not damage my kidneys.?
My 21 month old has had hfmd 4 times within 6 months with each time being as severe as the last. Specifically; ulcers in the mouth. Is this normal?
Unlikely to be HFMD: Recurrent Hand Foot Mouth Disease (HFMD) is rare -and four recurrences seems even more unusual. I wonder if another disease could be at work and this should be investigated. Other diseases can cause oral ulcers including inflammatory and immunologic diseases - so I would want an ID specialist and/or a rheumatologist to weigh in on your child's case. I think you need a definitive diagnosis here. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I don't think I have stomach ulcer but I get severe and sharp pains in my stomach most often why is that?
Possible ulcer?: Pain is a warning sign, so your symptoms signal a problem. How serious the problem and what organ(s) is(are) involved will be determined by appropriate medical evaluation--see your doctor. In the meantime, if you're taking nsaid's (aleve, advil)--discontinue them now, since you may be describing early signs of an ulcer and these drugs may be a contributant. ...Read more