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Flatulence, fatigue and feeing like need to make a bowl movement. Gurgling in upper abdomen (bothsides) and constantly feeling hungry. An ulcer?

Flatulence, fatigue and feeing like need to make a bowl movement. Gurgling in upper abdomen (bothsides) and constantly feeling hungry. An ulcer?

IBS?: Hi, there are multiple possibilities from Irritable Bowel syndrome to Hyperthyroidism to Gluten and lactose sensitivity among others.
I suggest that you try a trial of Gluten free, Lactose free diet and monitor ur symptoms, you should see some improvement in a wk or so, also at the same time try to add more fiber to ur diet, do some meditation, if not better please do see ur PMD for evaluation. ...Read more

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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Flatulence, fatigue and feeing like need to make a bowl movement. Gurgling in upper abdomen (bothsides) and constantly feeling hungry. An ulcer?

Flatulence, fatigue and feeing like need to make a bowl movement. Gurgling in upper abdomen (bothsides) and constantly feeling hungry. An ulcer?

Not likely: That doesn't sound much like a stomach ulcer. With the ulcer you usually have pain in the upper abdomen that is worse when the stomach is empty. Are you having that at all? I would see your doctor if these symptoms have gone on more than 7-10 days. ...Read more

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Ever since I've started using Nexium (esomeprazole) for my stomach ulcer I've had; headaches, dizzy, weakness/twitching, fatigue, bowel/bladder/vision changes.

Ever since I've started using Nexium (esomeprazole) for my stomach ulcer I've had; headaches, dizzy, weakness/twitching, fatigue, bowel/bladder/vision changes.

See doctor: Sounds like you are having an intolerance to the nexium (esomeprazole). Please see your doctor and possibly get a medication change. You also need to be checked to make sure it is just the nexium (esomeprazole) and not something else going on. Please be seen as soon as possible ...Read more

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Plan'g pregnancy. Periods delay by 7days. Fatigue in legs. Had mouth ulcers cured. Slight pain in right abdomen on6day now ok. Am i pregnant? Or something?

Plan'g pregnancy. Periods delay by 7days. Fatigue in legs. Had mouth ulcers cured. Slight pain in right abdomen on6day now ok. Am i pregnant? Or something?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Plan'g pregnancy. Periods delay by 7days. Fatigue in legs. Mouth ulcers cured by intake of milk, vegitables. Slight pain in right abdomen on6day. Am i preg?

Plan'g pregnancy. Periods delay by 7days. Fatigue in legs. Mouth ulcers cured by intake of milk, vegitables. Slight pain in right abdomen on6day. Am i preg?

See belopw: Don't know if your pregnant you can get an over the counter test to tell. Know you need more vegies in your diet. Idf you're going to be preg you shopuld start eating more fruits and vegies good luck
oh do you have a health care person? ...Read more

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I have been very tired with nausea for more than a year. No pollupses in my colon or stomach or ulceration. Exhaustion after taking >600mg caffeine.

I have been very tired with nausea for more than a year.  No pollupses in my colon or stomach or ulceration.  Exhaustion after taking >600mg caffeine.

Sure, but...: Sure, but your nausea and fatigue may only be coincident; and not necessarily cause-and-effect or otherwise related. Of course, providing us further information about your clinical circumstances may help us provide a better tailored response. ...Read more

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During smear found have cervix ulcer/s. Suffering from feeling "unwell", tiredness, anaemia on and off for about year and half. Should i be concerned?

During smear found have cervix ulcer/s. Suffering from feeling "unwell", tiredness, anaemia on and off for about year and half. Should i be concerned?

Yes: This is not normal. Check with your doctor for a full physical exam and make sure you do not have uterine fibroids which can make you anemic and very tired as well. ...Read more

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Are stomach ulcers are dangerous?

Are stomach ulcers are dangerous?

They are only: Dangerous if they perforate the stomach wall or if they bleed profusely. Most ulcers heal with medicationlike zantac or omeprazole which reduces acid secretion and carafate (sucralfate) which coats and protects the ulcer bed. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of stomach ulcers?

What are symptoms of stomach ulcers?

Pain: Pain in the center of your stomach, empty/burning feeling, often worse at night and on an empty stomach. Can improve with eating some foods and with acid reducing drugs (tums, pepcid, (famotidine) etc). Symptoms can come and go.
Severe symptoms (see your doctor!): vomiting blood, black stool or stool that looks like tar, weight loss, nausea/vomiting. ...Read more

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What causes pre-ulcers in the stomach?

What causes pre-ulcers in the stomach?

Acid Reflux: Not sure what "pre-ulcers" are, but if you are feeling discomfort in that area, contact your physician (pcp) for a diagnosis or referral to a specialist (gastroenterologist) for the proper diagnosis. Until that time, avoid acidic foods and drinks that are acidic, such as fruit juices, coffee, soda and others with caffeine, that produce stomach acid production. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of stomach ulcers?

Sxs: Symptoms of ulcers can include pain in the upper part of the abdomen or in the chest; feeling full easily; nausea and possibly vomiting (which can contain blood). The pain can wake a person from sleep at night. The person may feel hungry often (like one hour to several hours after eating). This can be accompanied by weight loss and fatigue. If an ulcer is in the stomach, eating can make it feel. ...Read more

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What are the causes of stomach ulcers in people?

What are the causes of stomach ulcers in people?

Many causes of ulcer: A stomach ulcer is literally a hole in the stomach lining. H. Pylori bacteria & use of nsaids are independent but common risk factors, as are age, tobacco use, & prior history of ulceration. Admission to the ICU can result in stress-related ulceration within the first few days of hospitalization. Also, significant burns (curling's ulcer), head trauma (cushing's ulcer), sheering forces, cancer. ...Read more

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What should I avoid if I have ulcer of the stomach?

What should I avoid if I have ulcer of the stomach?

Drugs, alcohol...: If you have an ulcer you should avoid anti-infglammatory drugs e.g. Motrin, ibuprofen, alive and aspirin, alcohol, smoking and probably citrus fruits and drinks. If you have ulcer symptoms but are not sure if you have an ulcer make an appointment with a gastroenterologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can I feel an ulcer that is in my stomach on the outside of my stomach?

Can I feel an ulcer that is in my stomach on the outside of my stomach?

Ulcer: If you have ulceration of the lining of the stomach or duodenum, that area may be tender to touch, but you will be unable to actually palpate the ulcer itself which is protected by abdominal muscles and fat tissue. ...Read more

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How prevalent are stomach ulcers in teens?

How prevalent are stomach ulcers in teens?

I've never seen it: I am sure there are a few outs there. However, I have had a busy practice for 3 decades and never seen a confirmed case. ...Read more

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How do they test for ulcers of stomach?

Endoscopy: Has largely replaced less clear contrast barium swallows. Also, tests for helicobacter pylorii can be done. ...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


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more