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Stomach Duodenal Ulcers
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
Patchy hyperaemia noted in stomach, a small chronic ulcer(5-6mm) noted anteriorly in duodenum.What is it and what I have to do ?
SO: You have some irritation in linning of you stomach and an ulcer. Follow th edirections of your doctor assuming you received some. ...Read more
Can ulcers in the stomach, duodenum, and/or intestines cause these locations to become permeable to any degree?
Yes: Ulcers are the result of the loss of the normal protective lining...Permeability will increase until the ulcer heals. ...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
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
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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