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I have a lot of belching and farting I also have stomach and duodenum ulcers and gastritis How to fix that?

I have a lot of belching and farting
I also have stomach and duodenum ulcers and gastritis
How to fix that?

Check for h. pylori,: You should see a doctor and get checked for a bacteria called H. Pylori. This baceteria can cause stomach ulcers = if you have it you will need to take antibiotics to treat it. YOu can also start taking peptobismol. For the gas, try activated charcoal. ...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 it a duodenal or stomach ulcer --whichis more serious?

Is it a duodenal or stomach ulcer --whichis more serious?

Probably stomach: The most commonly ulcerated area in the upper GI tract is in the first part of the small intestine called the duodenum. This pouch empties the stomach and where most ulcers occurs. Stomach ulcers are less common, and if do not heal properly, need to reevaluate. Could be gastric cancer, lymphoma and other possibilities. See the gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What's the best alternative to Dexlansoprazole to treat a stomach antrum gastritis + duodenum tiny ulcer? Dexlansoprazole is too expensive here.

What's the best alternative to Dexlansoprazole to treat a stomach antrum gastritis + duodenum tiny ulcer?
Dexlansoprazole is too expensive here.

ProtonPump Inhibitor: Dexslansoprazole is a member of the proton pump inhibitor class of medications which effectively reduce stomach acid. Members of this class of medication with similar effect include omeprazole, lansoprazole, pantoprazole, rabiprexole. esomeprazole, and deslansoprazole. ...Read more

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How is a duodenal ulcer different from stomach ulcer?

How is a duodenal ulcer different from stomach ulcer?

Location: One is in the small intestine and the other in the stomach. Duodenal ulcers are also more likely to be a consequence of hpylori. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of duodenal ulcer vs. A stomach ulcer?

What are the symptoms of duodenal ulcer vs. A stomach ulcer?

About the same: Regardless of size or location, if you really have an ulcer (found by x-ray or endoscopy) please seek doctor's advice. Even small ulcers can bleed (sometimes massively), perforate, obstruct stomach emptying. Sometimes, an ulcer can form in a cancer so to avoid this possibility it is important to make sure at least gastric ulcer actually heals. Relief of ulcer symptoms doesn't always mean healing. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a duodenal ulcer compared to a stomach ulcer?

Relieved by food: Burning epigastric pain 90 min-3 hours after meals relieved by food is probably the most distinguishing symptom of duodenal ulcer. Other symptoms, like weight loss, blood in stool can be seen. Apparently gastric ulcer is made worse by or unrelated to food. ...Read more

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Are extreme bloating and a burning feeling in the center of your abdomen symptoms of a duodenal ulcer?

Are extreme bloating and a burning feeling in the center of your abdomen symptoms of a duodenal ulcer?

Yes they could: These can certainly be symptoms of an ulcer. You should have a thorough exam including an endoscopy as soon as possible. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more


Dr. Philip Woodworth
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Duodenal Ulcer (Definition)

Duodenal ulcers are areas of damage to the tissue lining of the duodenum, which is the region of the digestive tract just beyond the stomach. Usually the ulcers are caused by excessive ...Read more