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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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How are stomach ulcers actually cured. I've been puking and constant pain. Had a aunt die from one rupturing,Im scared just to eat.

How are stomach ulcers actually cured. I've been puking and constant pain. Had a aunt die from one rupturing,Im scared just to eat.

It depends: It depends on the potential cause, size, location and other factors (infectious vs non-infectious causes). You need to see your primary doctor ASAP, who will determine if you need any diagnostic testing in addition to medical treatment. You may also end up needing a GI referral, depending on the findings and recommendation of your doctor. ...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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I have an hpylori stomach ulcer, how to cure it; i take Prilosec for reflux, what else should I do?

I have an hpylori stomach ulcer, how to
cure it; i take Prilosec for reflux, what
else should I do?

H Pylori: H. Pylori usually treated with a combination of three medications taken twice a day for a period of 7-14 days. Variability for duration depends upon the medications used. One of those medications could be prilosec. Also depending upon the location of the ulcer in the stomach, repeat endoscopy may be done to assure healing of the ulcer 6-8 weeks after the original diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can be done to cure stomach ulcers at home in 4 weeks?

What can be done to cure stomach ulcers at home in 4 weeks?

?: I don't understand - do you want to stay home and wait for 4 weeks for ulcers to heal? ...Read more

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Are stomach ulcers dangerous? will once cured will reappear?

Are stomach ulcers dangerous? will once cured will reappear?

Stomach ulcers: Short answer,yes they can be dangerous and even fatal. Would at some point need a GI consult with possible upper endoscopy/biopsy to determine possible wise. Heliobacterium pylori testing maybe indicated and treatment then recommended. Most ulcers heal nicely without any long term effect,but does depend on cause of ulcer. Hoped I answered your question. ...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 would be the most effective remedy for cure stomach ulcer?

What would be the most effective remedy for cure 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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Hi doctor, Now I had severe gastritis and stomach ulcer, I want to cure it. Help me please ?

Hi doctor,
Now I had severe gastritis and stomach ulcer, I want to cure it. Help me please 
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Gastritis/ Ulcer: It would be irresponsible for Healthtap doctors to recommend home 'cures' for such serious conditions. The needed information is not available. Furthermore - this portion of Healthtap is designed to provide medical education - not for patient treatment. Would encourage you to work with your medical provider on this. Take care. ...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