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Ulceration (Definition)

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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I got stomach ulcer what I do?

I got stomach ulcer what I do?

See doctor.: Have you seen a doctor or a GI specialist and have you been scoped. If not you need to see one and get a definitive diagnosis then you can be treated. It looks like you have been taking OTC H2 blockers. So see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cure a stomach ulcer?

What can cure a stomach ulcer?

Find the cause: The most common cause of stomach ulcers are certain medication such as aspirin & NSAIDs. If discontinuation is not an option, taking an acid suppressant such as Prilosec can help. ...Read more

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How can I treat a stomach ulcer?

How can I treat a stomach ulcer?

If you have a: Diagnosed ulcer you may wish to avoid alcohol & tobacco as well as coffee, black tea, soda, Peppermint/spearmint tea, citrus juices, foods with cream/whole milk, tomato products, peppers, hot chilies or heavy seasonings. See your medical provider for actual treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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How can you cure a stomach ulcer?

How can you cure a stomach ulcer?

PPI's and avoidance: Ulcers if bleeding can be treated if they are cauterized during endoscopy. But basic way to treat ulcer is with meds called ppi's- this is nexium, protonix, dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) prevacid, prilosec...Etc. This keeps the acid down and allows ulcer time to heal. Avoiding things that make ulcer worse also helps-like alcohol, nsaids or Aspirin or steroids or smoking etc. If assoc w h.Pylori-treating this helps. ...Read more

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I have a stomach ulcer what can't I eat?

I have a stomach ulcer what can't I eat?

Acidic/fatty foods: In researching this question I found many lists of food to avoid that were completely undocumented & questionable- for example, most lists said to avoid cabbage, which is the food most proven to help heal ulcers! We don't have much science to answer this, but most find it beneficial to avoid acidic foods like citrus & coffee, alcohol & fatty foods. If spicy foods irritate then avoid. See comment:. ...Read more

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What to do at this point with a stomach ulcer?

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What to do at this point with a stomach ulcer?

Stomach ulcer: Gastroenterology consult for evaluation & treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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What's the procedure like to treat a stomach ulcer?

What's the procedure like to treat a stomach ulcer?

Medications: Usually can be treated with medications unless they are bleeding when an upper endoscope (egd) can help. ...Read more

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What are some of the best cures for a stomach ulcer?

Acid reducing meds: Also known as proton pump inhibitors like Omeprazole etc. Are recommended for the treatment of ulcers. Otc antacids may help with short term symptom relief but will not heal ulcers.
If h. Pylori bacterium is present you will need antibiotics as well. Avoid any nsaids, or Aspirin and make sure you eat light avoiding heavy, spicy and acidic foods, including citrus, sodas, caffeine, alcohol & smoking. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of someone who has a stomach ulcer?

What are symptoms of someone who has a stomach ulcer?

Pain, dyspepsia: Pain after food, dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting, heart burn, blood in vomit, blood in stool, anemia, obstructive gastropathy. ...Read more

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How would I be able to tell if I have a stomach ulcer?

Look for the signs: Many patients describe it as a burning or gnawing feeling between the bellybutton and the chest.
The stomach upset caused by ulcers typically lasts anywhere from a few minutes to several hours and may be temporarily relieved by taking antacids.
Foods that are high in acid, such as citrus fruits, tomatoes, and coffee, may exacerbate ulcer pain; alcohol can also make ulcers hurt more. See your doc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a stomach ulcer? & if I have these symptoms, what should I do?

Pain. Blood. See doc: Ulcers uncommon in your age group unless you have been taking non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs. Generally symptoms are a "gnawing" deep pain in the mid/upper abdomen which often is partially relieved with food, but might actually get worse. Sometimes you can have nausea and vomit blood or have blood in the stool. If you think you have an ulcer you should see your doc. ...Read more

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Is milk good for a stomach ulcer?

Is milk good for a stomach ulcer?

Yes it is!: Milk provides a coating and relief of your discomfort. For palliative treatment, antacids (liquids) are also helpful. Your physician or a specialist (ie. Gastroenterologist) should diagnose you for the most appropriate treatment. There are many over-the-counter and prescription medications available to reduce acid production that is irritating. Meet with your md for the proper treatment! ...Read more

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Does a stomach ulcer cause diarrhoea?

Can uncommonly: Ulcers usually don't cause diarrhea. Most ulcers not due to excess acid. Rare kind has too much acid production, associated with diarrhea. ...Read more

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What is a remedy for a stomach ulcer?

What is a remedy for a stomach ulcer?

If you have a: Documented gastric ulcer - would recommend use of traditional approaches over remedies. Take care. ...Read more

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How to determine if my stomach ulcer is healing?

Feel better: Usually if your pain is getting better, your stomach ulcer is healing. Same thing for a broken leg, if it is not painful anymore, most likely it is healed. Repeat imaging or further testing is not necessary if you are feeling better. ...Read more

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Could stomach ulcer be cured by taking medication?

Could stomach ulcer be cured by taking medication?

Yes: Most stomach ulcers can be cured medically taking pills, but you need to see a doctor to see if indeed you have the ulcer, and if you have, what caused the ulcer. Depending on the cause, the treatment may be different. Thus you need physician's evaluation and guidance for the treatment. ...Read more

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Helo is it ok to take laxo if you have a slight stomach ulcer and esophigitis thanx?

Helo is it ok to take laxo if you have a slight stomach ulcer and esophigitis thanx?

Yes: Yes, there should be no interaction. Taking liquid antacids that contain magnesium (maalox, mylanta, etc.) can help the esophagitis, and is a mild laxative also. ...Read more

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What is the best stomach ulcer treatment?

What is the best stomach ulcer treatment?

Depends on H.pylori: If helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with your ulcer, then treatment of it is requisite. Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are a number of antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating the infection. After completion of antibiotics, check stool to document clearance of the bug. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for stomach ulcer?

Acid blockers: Also known as proton pump inhibitors like Omeprazole etc. Are recommended for the treatment of ulcers. Otc antacids may help with short term symptom relief but will not heal ulcers.
If h. Pylori bacterium is present you will need antibiotics as well. Avoid any nsaids, or Aspirin and make sure you eat light avoiding heavy, spicy and acidic foods, including citrus, sodas, caffeine, alcohol & smoking. ...Read more

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IS there any home treatment for stomach ulcer?

Yes indeed: Take an antacid regularly (not only for pain or other symptoms). Also, probably acid blocking medications are available in pharmacies, probably without prescription (cimetidine, omeprazole, and several others). A druggist can help choose the best one. Also avoid alcohol entirely and any foods that trigger pain or other symptoms. You should confirm this advice with doctor who diagnosed the ulcer. ...Read more

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When should you worry that stomach pains are a stomach ulcer?

When should you worry that stomach pains are a stomach ulcer?

PUD possible?: Lots of causes of "stomach pain", but epigastric burning & pain after meals raises the probability of gastritis & ulcers. Stop any non-prescribed nsaid's (aspiriin, advil, aleve, (naproxen) motrin, etc.) & start an otc acid reducer (like Prilosec otc, Prevacid 24hr). Seek emergency care if lightheaded, worsening symptoms, vomiting coffee ground material or passing black stool or blood. Call your doctor next. ...Read more

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Can stomach ulcer cause leg pain?

No: Humans (nor animals for that matter) are not wired with the two in any link up. You can have the two at the same time, but the leg pain is more likely to create stress & aggravate your ulcer than the opposite. ...Read more

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Can a cat scan detect a stomach ulcer?

Perhaps: A CT may show an ulcer, but is not the optimal means of making the diagnosis.

Endoscopy or Barium Swallow is typically performed for ulcer. ...Read more

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Can stomach ulcer make middle back pain?

Yes: It would not be uncommon for a stomach ulcer to create referred pain to the back. ...Read more

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Can pre natal vitamins cause a stomach ulcer?

Unlikely: Prenatal vitamins to my knowledge haven't been associated with stomach ulcer formation. Having said that, many women have adverse reactions to many prenatal pills. Most commonly women complain of nausea or a bad feeling in their stomach. Pregnancy, however, can be associated with new onset or worsening heartburn. See your doctor if you're worried about an ulcer, that's a serious condition. ...Read more

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How is a duodenal ulcer different from stomach ulcer?

How is a duodenal ulcer different from stomach ulcer?

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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How do I know if I have a stomach ulcer or gallstones?

How do I know if I have a stomach ulcer or gallstones?

See your doctor 1st: 1. See your doctor 2. Let him/her examine you and come to some impression 3. Investigations will be done as needed. 4. Then he/she will advise you the treatments. ...Read more

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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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Peptic Ulcer (Definition)

A condition in which there is corrosion of the surface of the stomach and/or first part of the small intestine. Symptoms include upper abdominal pain, nausea, ...Read more