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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. 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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If a cavity hurt for 7 years and all of a sudden stopped hurting, then you had it filled, will it cause bad breath and possibly stomach ulcers?

If a cavity hurt for 7 years and all of a sudden stopped hurting, then you had it filled, will it cause bad breath and possibly stomach ulcers?

Neglect: Having a cavity for 7 years without getting a filling, can lead to the nerve dying and stop hurting. However, the tooth can abcess and hurt your health. Since you have neglected you teeth and gums, you can develop gums disease and have bad breath. Your stomach ulcers are not from your cavity but from you not caring for yourself. See your md and a dentist. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure, ulcers and am diabetic. Does this have anything to do with my bad breath?

I have high blood pressure, ulcers and am diabetic. Does this have anything to do with my bad breath?

Diabetes & Ulcers: It may, diabetics are more susceptible to develop gum disease than the general population. Also, ulcers and other gut problems may cause bad breath. In addition, if you are taking medication to lower your blood pressure, you may be experiencing a slight to moderate xerostomia (dry mouth). Xerostomia increases the amount of bacterial growth causing in turn bad breath. Visit your dentist and md. ...Read more

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Can peptic ulcers can cause bad breath?

Can peptic ulcers can cause bad breath?

Yes: Poor digestion or infection with the bacterium helicobacter pylori can allow stomach contents to ferment. Sulferous by-products of this can create a detectable odor. There are other more likely causes of bad breath but this is possible. ...Read more

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Can cancer cause anything like bad breath or oral ulcer?

Can cancer cause anything like bad breath or oral ulcer?

Yes: Although ulcers in the mouth can be due to trauma or "cold sores", oral lesions presenting as ulcers may be associated with oral cancer and must be evaluated sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Is gluten bad for ulcer healing? (Stomach ulcer)

That depends: Upon whether or not you have a gluten sensitivity/allergy, celiac sprue or not. If you are someone who suffers with celiac sprue (gluten allergy) then yes, you need to avoid products containing gluten. If you have an ulcer due to Helicobacter pylori infection then you will need to heal up with treatment and time. Assuming you have had an endoscopy. Be sure to discuss with your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I accidentally took an anti inflammatory with a minor stomach ulcer. Is that bad?

Probably not: It is not likely that a single exposure to an anti inflammatory would be harmful. Monitor carefully for bleeding such as black or tarry stools and be aware of any changes in abdominal pain levels ...Read more

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Hurts really bad after i eat or drink anything. What causes a stomach ulcer?

Hurts really bad after i eat or drink anything. What causes a stomach ulcer?

Too much acid: Increase acid production related to stress can cause a stomach ulcer or skipping meals. Eating or drinking things that are stomach irritants like alcohol, spicy food, too much Aspirin or ibuprofen, smoking can all contribute to causing ulcers. ...Read more

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I have this severe pain in my mid to upper stomach and when I have it i burp constantly its so bad could it be a stomach ulcer?

I have this severe pain in my mid to upper stomach and when I have it i burp constantly its so bad could it be a stomach ulcer?

It could be: It could be an ulcer or gall bladder condition like stones or infection, or chronic gastritis, h pylori infection so have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you get a stomach ulcer twice?

Can you get a stomach ulcer twice?

Yes: If you treat the first and healed and stop taking the medications it will happen again.Crude peptic ulcer recurrence rate was 3.02% .Happy holiday. ...Read more

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How can I take care of my stomach ulcer?

Change diet: Avoid foods that can irritate your stomach like spicy foods, alcohol and caffeine. Also smoking can decrease the blood supply to your stomach and delay healing. Taking medication like antacids decrease the acid in your stomach which allows the ulcer to heal. Omeprazole or Prilosec is otc and is very effective in reducing stomach acid. ...Read more

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How does exercise effect a stomach ulcer?

How does exercise effect a stomach ulcer?

Exercise and GERD: Gi disorders are relatively common in athletes. Vigorous exercise has been shown to be associated with increased acid production and decreased blood flow to the GI tract. Gerd (reflux) occurs more frequently with exercise and can sometimes be pre-treated with medications such as h2 receptor antagonists and proton pump inhibitors. You should consult with your physician for a formal evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to cure stomach ulcer ?

Diet: Avoid foods that can irritate your stomach like spicy foods, alcohol and caffeine. Also smoking can decrease the blood supply to your stomach and delay healing. Taking medication like antacids decrease the acid in your stomach which allows the ulcer to heal. Omeprazole or Prilosec is otc and is very effective in reducing stomach acid. ...Read more

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What are mild, early symptoms of stomach ulcer?

What are mild, early symptoms of stomach ulcer?

Stomach ulcer: Can be silent. Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, black tarry stools ( emergency can be indication of serious internal bleeding) blood in stool. ...Read more

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Tell me all symptoms of a stomach ulcer in women?

Tell me all symptoms of a stomach ulcer in women?

Varied or none: Ulcers could be asymptotic or may present with abdominal pain, black or bloody stools, or throwing up blood, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite or early satiety. ...Read more

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How much time need to heal stomach ulcer totally?

Depends: Everyone is different. Time to heal depends on the size of the ulcer and if you are taking anything or doing anything that promotes stomach acid. Decreasing stomach acid allows it to heal faster and also avoiding stomach irritants like spicy food, alcohol, nsaid, aspirin, caffeine. If you have lots of stress, that can increase your stomach acid and increases healing time. ...Read more

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What are some of the usual stomach ulcer symptoms?

What are some of the usual stomach ulcer symptoms?

None or some: Typical duodenal ulcer pain can include "gnawing" discomfort in upper abdomen, maybe into back, worse hrs after eating, relieved by food, often awakening at night because of pain. Stomach ulcer may have different timing of symptoms, may have more nausea. May have vomiting; weight loss can occur-alarm symptom. However, may have no symptoms or very nonspecific symptoms. If in doubt, see md. ...Read more

Dr. Greg Rubin
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Bad Breath (Definition)

A foul odor from the mouth. Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with ...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