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Stomach Ulser Symptoms
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Pain: Pain is the most common symptom. Burning pain is the most common peptic ulcer symptoms, felt anywhere from your navel up to your breastbone, worse when your stomach is empty, flare at night, often be temporarily relieved by eating certain foods that buffer stomach acid or by taking an acid-reducing medication, disappear and then return for a few days or weeks. ...Read more
DEPENDING ON : How many and where in the stomach they are, ulcers can go from no pain at all to painful on an empty stomach to pain when you eat. Stools will turn black if they bleed significantly enough. ...Read more
No single cause: Infection with a type of bacteria called helicobacter pylori (h. Pylori) use of painkillers called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids), such as aspirin, Naproxen Ibuprofen and many others available by prescription. Rarely excess acid production from gastrinomas, tumors of the acid producing cells of the stomach. ...Read more
Do stomach ulcers go away on their own? Especially if they don't cause many symptoms? If so how long
They can: Prior to Prilosec and zantac, some ulcers would heal on their own. However it normally takes 6 to 8 weeks. Some ulcers are cause by bacteria and others are caused by medications like motrin. We can eliminate bacteria, h.Pylori, with antibiotics. By reducing acidity with medicines like Nexium (esomeprazole) and Prilosec the body can heal these ulcers. ...Read more
I have stomach ulcers and I was wondering what are the signs and symptoms of bleeding ulcers... Cause I think mine may be bleeding?
Dark stool: The main signs are bloody vomit and dark black stools. If you see these, call your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Stomach ulcers: Can give same symptoms. So discuss with your Dr. ...Read more
Symptoms Overlap: Ulcers are associated with acidity, pain, eating difficulty, low blood levels, weight loss sometimes. Cancers can have the similar picture but do not get better with acid-blockers. Also cancers when advanced lead to nausea, vomitting, fatigue and a more severe picture. Than ulcers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the new regime for intestinal
(stomach and bowel) tuberculosis after 4 years of diagnosis many small ulcers in the stomach and bowel? The symptoms are losing weight and appetite only
I've had some stomach issues symptoms of burping lethargic I've had endoscopy result was two superficial ulcers and mild inflammation what test next?
Gastritis?: You may need treatment more than further tests. Given your diagnosis, you may wish to discuss current medications and alternatives with your doctor. ...Read more
Yea : If you take antibiotics to treat ulcer. ...Read more
I have a history of stomach ulcers in 2010! i take naproxen for my pcos symptoms! i think I have another! if needed can a ER diagnose me?
Perhaps: You should not be taking naprosyn (naproxen) if you have had an ulcer. The best study to diagnose this condition is endoscopy. A barium upper GI x-ray will also diagnose this condition. The er dr will possibly do a stool study (or rectal exam to obtain stool). Stool will be examined for "occult" blood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer