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What are Main symptoms and sign of stomach ulcer? And what is the epidemology ?

What are Main symptoms and sign of stomach ulcer? And what is the epidemology ?

Ulcer: With stomach ulcer the pain gets worse with food, with small intestine ulcer the pain is worse while hungry and in the middle of the night. The most common causes of user is H Pylori infection, Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory medications like Motrin, Smoking and Alcohol. ...Read more

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Dr. Nicholas Karyotakis
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Stomach Ulcer (Definition)

Stomach ulcers, also called peptic ulcers, are erosions in the wall of the stomach that can result in bleeding or pain. They can be caused by ibuprofen and similar medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or by infection with a bacteria called H. pylori that ...Read more


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What is the best medication to treat gastric ulcer.. My stomach produces much Gas and upper part of it got swollen up.. Being using omeprazole?

What is the best medication to treat gastric ulcer.. My stomach produces much Gas and upper part of it got swollen up.. Being using omeprazole?

Maybe not just ulcer: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, &/or pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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Do stomach ulcers cause a lot of gas?

Do stomach ulcers cause a lot of gas?

Pain yes,gas no: The gas you produce is a combination of swallowed air and gas arising from the action of gut germs on undigested food. Beans as an example have fucose,a sugar humans don't metabolize, but germs do. Eat a lot, and germ action makes you gassy. Ulcers are just holes in the upper layers of the tissue lining the inside of the gut. ...Read more

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My doctor thought I may have a stomach ulcer so he lowered some of my crohn's meds but my stomach has sharp pain, gas it is worse. How long do I wait?

My doctor thought I may have a stomach ulcer so he lowered some of my crohn's meds but my stomach has sharp pain, gas it is worse. How long do I wait?

Crohn's meds: The only Crohn's med that I can think of that would cause stomach ulcers is prednisone. This is not a long term medicine and should be used as little as possible. When taking prednisone you should also take a strong antacid to protect your stomach, like omeprazole or lansoprazole. Contact your doctor to let him know what you're feeling. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have stomach ulcer? Stomach pain, then nausea after eatting. Could it just be gas?

How do I know if I have stomach ulcer? Stomach pain, then nausea after eatting. Could it just be gas?

Doubtful: Generally you do not get pain directly after eating with gas. Additionally, unless the gas is severe, nausea does not generally accompany gas pains. You symptoms suggest at least gerd if not an ulcer. See your doctor for evaluation and managment options. ...Read more

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Do higher amount of gas for a month & stomach pain around belly button for a week (gets relieved after motion) indicate stomach ulcer or liver tumor ?

Do higher amount of gas for a month & stomach pain around belly button for a week (gets relieved after motion) indicate stomach ulcer or liver tumor ?

Neither: Try to alter your diet to see if that brings relief. If that does not help, you should consult a doctor for the stomach pain as that may be due H pylori infection. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Does frequent gas, bloating & stomach pain (specially with Orofer XT) along with anemia (Hb 10.6) indicate stomach ulcer/tumor for 57+ female ?

Does frequent gas, bloating & stomach pain (specially with Orofer XT) along with anemia (Hb 10.6) indicate stomach ulcer/tumor for 57+ female ?

No...: Indicates......oral consumption related issue....food, med, infection like amebiasis will cause it. Reduce the dose of Orofer/change the product, get stool examined. Watch for food and water contamination. ...Read more

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I have peptic ulcer and hp positive. I kissed(mouth) my girlfriend last day & then she noticed that she has too much gas & a lttl bit pain in abdomen.

I have peptic ulcer and hp positive. I kissed(mouth) my girlfriend last day & then she noticed that she has too much gas & a lttl bit pain in abdomen.

H pylori: She may now have the same problem as you do. H pylori is an infection- thus it can be transmitted to other person. She should go to see her md and get checked. You should get treated and make sure that the h pylori is eradicated before you kiss her again on her mouth. ...Read more

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23 year old male on and off loose stool, mild abdominal pain, excessive gas, bloating, nausea. I concerned Peptic ulcer or ulcerative colitis ?!

23 year old male on and off loose stool, mild abdominal pain, excessive gas, bloating, nausea. I concerned Peptic ulcer or ulcerative colitis ?!

Vague GI complaints: This coul dbe symptoms of any number of GI disorders including peptic ulcer disease, infalmitory bowel disease, irritable bowel disease, or pancreatic insuficiency. Chronic infections could also cause this such as giardia. It would be best to have these symptoms evaluated with formal testing to arrive at a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is stomach ulcer painful?

Silent stomach ulcer: Not always. Ulcers may not hurt if they are due to ongoing use of nsaid's that patients take for their "pain killer" property. Sometimes ulcers in the elderly are without any warning symptoms until they bleed, obstruct, perforate. If you think you have an ulcer, don't wait for it to become overtly painful before you seek medical evaluation. ...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


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