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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.
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.?
Diag w ulcer 3wks ago took prevacid felt better pain came back dr chngd to Nexium no relief. Is it ulcer pain not severe but constant hpylori neg nos?
Call your doctor: Your doctor knows your history. Some people respond better to one medication that to another. Sometimes people will take two medications, for example Nexium and carafate which coats the stomach lining without being absorbed.Years ago the standard was to give a drug like zantac at bedtime accompanied by rather frequent daytime and nighttime doses of maalox alternating with mylanta. Dr will advise u. ...Read more
I recently had my braces tightened and I have severe pain in my mouth. Now, I have developed a white ulcer in my mouth and it really hurts. What should I do?
Get it checked: May have a "sticker" 1. Ask your orthodontic specialist to check your braces to make sure there are no annoying "stickers" that he/she can reshape for you. 2. Take 1 200mg ibuprofen/advil/motrin with food or lots of liquid 4x/day. 3. Rinse 3x/day with 1 tsp salt in 8oz warm water. Do not swallow. 4. Apply orthodontic wax to "sticker." 5. With q-tip dab orabase-b onto sore spot. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Diagnosed with a duodenal ulcer about a month ago. Prilosec not helping. Some days I am in severe pain and need relief now. ?
Once in a while I get moderate to severe pain on the right side of my abdomen area, but ice or cold in general seem to help a lot. Could still be something serious like appendicitis, hernia or ulcer?
No: Something serious on the right side of your abdomen wouldn't go away with ice or cold. It sounds more like a muscle pain in the abdominal wall if it happens occasionally and goes away with cold. See your PCP to know for sure what is going on but serious things don't generally go away that easily. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have what looks like an ulcer on my tonsil. It hurts when I eat. The pain isn't severe. Can it bleed? Do I need to see a doctor?
67yof w/upper abd pain to back rt side cleared pancreatitis/liver issues ER gave carafte Pepcid for ulcer still in severe pain/naus labs only ?
Do you still: Have a gallbladder? If pain persistent despite reasonable treatment, you need further evaluation, including xray/ultrasound/ct abdomen possibly. ...Read more
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