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Stomach Ulcer Coughing Up Blood
Need Treatment: Consul your doctor. Take biaxin 500 mg twice daily for 2 weeks. Phenergan (promethazine) dm cough syrup, one teaspoonful 3 times a day till the cough goes away. Allegra 180 mg one tablet at night for 3 weeks. Continue with your present medication for bp. For constipation, take 4 tablets ( all 4 at once) at night and you will have good bm next morning. ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Gi bleeding confirmed but discharged w/out testing besides blood. Red count up pressing stomach pain, sharp. Bloat after eating. Bloody mucus n stool
Need more informatio: I will advice that you follow up with your doctor or a gastroenterologist. We don't know if you had upper GI bleeding or lower GI bleeding, and if it is true bleeding in UGI and had black tarry stools or had upper GI bleeding causing vomiting blood.You may need endoscopy and/or colonoscopy or both and may be more tests to find out the cause and location of your GI bleeding. ...Read more
Stomach rumbles, acid reflux/regurgitation, belching, heartburn, thick mucus in throat, slight nausea when I wake up. going on for 3 months. cancer??
Burped and it's burned. Spit out blood streaked spit for 10 minutes afterwards. Chest pain.Is this GI or lung related? Could it be blood clot in lung?
Probably GI: given that it began after a burp and burning. Burping may be associated reflux of stomach acid up into the esophagus, causing burning due to the irritation of the delicate lining of the esophagus. This irritation & resulting inflammation can result in bleeding. GI bleeds can be very serious and even life threatening. A blood clot in lung usually causes rapid heart rate and shortness of breath. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Duodenal ulcer and stricture. Abdo pain that goes to left chest and back.Nausea. Anemia. Faintness.Sweating. Runny nose when eating?
Runny nose: I will answer the runny nose part, that has no relation to the other symptoms. Runny nose after eating is called vasomotor rhinitis and can be treated with an antihistamine or anticholinergic nasal spray. Oral antihistamines do not affect it. Ask your doctor for a prescription instead of walking around with tissues all the time. ...Read more
See your (GI) doc: Spitting up blood is never normal. If your acid reflux is not controlled with the medications you indicated, see a gastroenterologist. You have to make sure the blood is coming from the digestive system (stomach, esophagus) or is it coming from the respiratory system? Then the cause of the bleeding has to be determined in order to find a treatment. Reflux rarely causes such severe symptoms. ...Read more
Whats gastroesophageal reflux disease? Is a cough, sore throat, spitting up little blood (not sure if still doing it) and burping a lot symptoms?
Upset stomach, gas, nausea after eating anything. Coughing up black tonsil stones every few weeks. What is wrong?
Get checked. : Coughing up phlegm for sometimes may be an ongoing allergies issues or viral infection. Upset stomach and other factors may be part of that illness but it should not be ongoing. It is good to have some blood test to see how is your immune system and how bad is the infection. Increase water intake and take some vitamins. And it is important to see your doctor. ...Read more
From the sinus: Some individuals can have a bloody nasal discharge from a sinus infection, if some of it is swallowed it may be coughed up too. If the symptom persists, use a saline sinus wash. ...Read more
Woke up sore throat. Nasty snot blowing nose. Stomach upset. Just ill feeling. This be a stomach bug or viral?
Viral: Probably viral and should subside on its own. ...Read more
When anyone: Coughs up blood- get to your pcp or gastroenterologist. For work up soon! ...Read more
Bad gastric reflux. Wake up coughing and coughing and gagging. At work I cough and gag, what to do?
My 16 year old is having liquid bile like diarrea, stomach discomfort, belching over and over, passing gas, and acid reflux? Gall bladder
Nope: The hallmark of gb disease is severe attacks of upper-middle or upper-right abdominal pain. Your son should be seen by his pediatrician to work-up possible causes of his diarrhea. This can include dietary issues, infections, irritable bowel, or even inflammatory bowel disease (rarely). If they can't get to the bottom of it, they will likely refer him to a GI specialist. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood vomiting. Endoscopy showed no cancer, but stomach ulcer and esauphagus veins inflammation and possible liver problem. What could it be? 67 y/o
Could be cirrhosis : Your symptoms and tests are worrisome for cirrhosis of the liver. That can be very serious once these complications develop and you should be sure you are in the hands of a competent gastroenterologist for a firm diagnosis and treatment. If you are drinking alcohol, you should stop immediately. ...Read more
He had history of gastric ulcer when he was in 5th grade. Now, he defecated once with painless, bright red blood. He also has cough for 5 days?
Doctor, I have blood in saliva in morning from throat. I don't have cough or any pain in lungs. But I have stomach ulcers. Please help me....
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I went t a&e tonight they done blood tests to rule out blood clots etc. Wuld they have checked the bld test fr a stomach ulcer?
What happens if someone throws up blood and goes to the hospital where they find out they have a stomach ulcer due to stress, what happens next?
Treat the ulcer : If a bleeding stomach ulcer is discovered at endoscopy, the bleeding will be stopped during the procedure. Afterwords, the patient will be placed on medication to heal the ulcer. If helicobacter is present in the stomach, it will also need to be treated. If the ulcer is in the stomach, a repeat endoscopy will be necessary in two months. If in the duodenum, it is likely unnecessary. Good luck. ...Read more
Dr thought I may have a stomach ulcer so did an immunochemical stool blood test which was positive. I thought those didn't pick up blood from stomach?
The tests: picks up blood from ANYWHERE in the Gastrointestinal tract and a POSITIVE TEST absolutely indicates that a more complete evaluation is necessary! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Am waiting to have gallbladder removed & also have stomach ulcer Have been really sick lately & today had a black smelly stool & blood when wiped?
Er told me i had a stomach ulcer. Wanted to c if they tested for h.Pylori, what kinda code on blood work would be for h.Pylori?
I've just been to the toilet and bright red blood was on the toilet paper and my stools were black with streaks of blood. I have a stomach ulcer?
It's possible: Black stools may indicated blood from the upper GI tract such as your stomach. Gastritis can be caused by alcohol (as you mention) and also caffeine, ibuprofen, aspirin, advil, naprosyn (naproxen) and other medications. Please see your doctor to discuss your symptoms soon. If you have any dizziness, shortness of breath, or chest pain please go to the ER right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My boyfriend had a stomach ulcer not that long ago and now he has blood in stool and after working all day there was blood residue on his boxers?
See Doctor: Ulcers can only be diagnosed by an endoscopy and should heal in a few months with medication. Dark blood in stool could indicate that the ulcer is bleeding. Bright red blood in stool could indicate colon cancer, inflammatory bowel diseases (ex crohns or ulcerated colitis) or medical problems. See a doctor immediately to determine the source of the bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood test ruled out h.Ployri bacteria, I have been on omeprazole for 8 weeks, what are the chance I have stomach ulcer? I do not take nsaids.
Can't calculate: Since ulcers are definitively diagnosed by direct visualization, it's hard to quantify the probability of an ulcer. But if you have symptoms suggestive of an ulcer, not improving with medical therapy, that's probably the time to see an gastroenterology specialist for a definitive diagnosis. Good luck and feel better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does triple therapy mean you have stomach ulcer and if yes can this case a rise in ALT and AST blood result, itching and hot feet?
WHY DOES A STOMACH ULCER CAUSE NAUSEA AFTER EATING. I DID HAVE WEAK POSTIVE OCCULT BLOOD TEST. SHOULD I WORRY. MY HGB IS STABLE. SHOULD I WORRY?
Constant acid refulux for 3 years , stomach/navel burning , chest pain and loss of appetite and stool streaking with blood. Possible stomach ulcer?
Possible: See a doctor soon. Seeing red blood on your stool usually means 2 possible things: it is coming from a stomach or small intestine rapidly bleeding ulcer, or it is coming from a lower source like a hemorrhoid (if you're constipated this is likely it). Rarer inflammatory causes exist too. If you've had acid for many years you are at risk for an ulcer, you should be taking an acid-blocking medicine. ...Read more
Stomach ulcer like symptoms past 3 years when i eat or don't eat. Blood work normal but CT scan came back w/ multiple enlarged periaortic lymph nodes?
Enlarged lymph nodes: There are many causes for enlarged para aortic lymph nodes. Depending on the size and location different etiologies should be considered. The possibility of malignant lymph nodes must be considered. Correlation with blood tests, physical exam and possible biopsy or pet scan should be considered. ...Read more
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
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