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Stomach Duodenal Ulcer
I have a lot of belching and farting
I also have stomach and duodenum ulcers and gastritis
How to fix that?
Possibly: See a gastroenterologist or your primary care doctor and have it evaluated. ...Read more
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
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
I was diagnosed with a large duodenal ulcer that deformed the stomach outlet I continue to have pain and pressure a year later could it be recurrent?
Yes: Recurrent symptoms require endoscopic evaluation to be done/ repeated. ...Read more
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
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
Are extreme bloating and a burning feeling in the center of your abdomen symptoms of a duodenal ulcer?
Egd post-duodenal ulcer dx. Nothing in duodemun. Showed red spots in stomach and irregular z-line. What might cause this? Could it be an ulcer?
Gastric: Ulcers of the three you list are more likely to be malignant. ...Read more
36 yr old male w/ pressure in upper abdomen right below the sternum. The ER doc said it could be a peptic ulcer. Taking Prilosec & galviscon. 1 wk later still pressure & feels better lying flat.
I have crohn's and peptic ulcer. I have had nausea, vomiting, abnormal bowl movements, upper abdomen pain. Can't get ahold of doc. Can u give me relie?
Burning pain, nausea: Gnawing pain, discomfort that persists, nausea, general malaise....Pain may be in mid upper abdomen, but also could radiate toward the sides, and even thru to the back. If take simple over the counter antacids and it goes away, fine. But if it persists, and you have to keep taking them daily, not fine. Get thee to the doc. ...Read more
Ulcer: A duodenal ulcer is an ulcer located in the first part of the small intestine, right after the stomach. This can be caused by many things, most commonly from NSAID use (e.g. Advil, (ibuprofen) motrin, aspirin) and bacterial infections (e.g. Helicobacter pylori). These are treated by endoscopy and acid blocking medications. ...Read more
Surgery: Perforated doudenal ulcer is a surgical emergency and needs surgical intervention, as the ulcer can burn through the wall of the stomach and it is life threatening and needs surgical intervention and fluid replacement. ...Read more