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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Duodenal Stricture

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Duodenal ulcer and stricture. Abdo pain that goes to left chest and back. Nausea. Anemia. Faintness. Sweating. Runny nose when eating?

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

Stricture (Definition)

A stricture is an anatomic narrowing of any structure in the body with a lumen. Depending on the organ, the underlying causes can be traumatic, ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of duodenal cancer?

What are the symptoms of duodenal cancer?

Location: Duodenal cancers are rare ~ 1% of GI cancers. Tumors near the ampula may cause symptoms by obstructing the ducts leading to jaundice, pancreatitis and pain in other locations the lesion may cause symptoms of duodenal ulcer, i.e., pain or manifest by infiltrating surrounding organs. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a duodenal ulcer?

What are symptoms of a duodenal ulcer?

Burning pain, nausea: Gnawing pain, discomfort that persists, nausea, general malaise.... Pain may be in mid upper abdomen, but also could radiate toward the sides, and even thru to the back. If take simple over the counter antacids and it goes away, fine. But if it persists, and you have to keep taking them daily, not fine. Get thee to the doc. ...Read more

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Is eating carrot worsening symptoms of duodenal ulcer?

Is eating carrot worsening symptoms of duodenal ulcer?

No: It should not as long as your are taking medication to heal the ulcer. Avoid too much alcohol, spicy food and medications like aspirin, aleve, (naproxen) Ibuprofen ect. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of duodenal ulcer vs. A stomach ulcer?

About the same: Regardless of size or location, if you really have an ulcer (found by x-ray or endoscopy) please seek doctor's advice. Even small ulcers can bleed (sometimes massively), perforate, obstruct stomach emptying. Sometimes, an ulcer can form in a cancer so to avoid this possibility it is important to make sure at least gastric ulcer actually heals. Relief of ulcer symptoms doesn't always mean healing. ...Read more

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If my stomach or duodenum had been perforated during a procedure over a day ago, what would the symptoms be now?

If my stomach or duodenum had been perforated during a procedure over a day ago, what would the symptoms be now?

Unlikely: If you suffered a perforated stomach or duodenum > 24hrs ago, you would likely be hospitalized, in surgery or dead by now. Such perforations lead to sudden severe pain, low blood pressure, then infection, and if untreated, often death. ...Read more

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What are the differences between duodenal and gastric ulcers in symptoms!? And which one food will releif its pain!?

What are the differences between duodenal and gastric ulcers in symptoms!? And which one food will releif its pain!?

See details: The symptoms are quite similar. Epigastric pain, bloating, nausea, abdominal tenderness are possible symptoms. Food may help but consider seeing a GI specialist and starting meds to help heal the ulcer. ...Read more

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What's the least invasive way to test for duodenal ulcer? My symptoms point to it, but i have conditions that make sedation risky do want to avoid it.

Upper GI: Endoscopy, as you likely know, is the best way to diagnose duodenal ulcer. The second best way is an upper gastrointestinal (UGI) x-ray using swallowed barium sulfate as a contrast agent. The latter does not require sedation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a duodenal ulcer compared to a stomach ulcer?

Relieved by food: Burning epigastric pain 90 min-3 hours after meals relieved by food is probably the most distinguishing symptom of duodenal ulcer. Other symptoms, like weight loss, blood in stool can be seen. Apparently gastric ulcer is made worse by or unrelated to food. ...Read more

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Are extreme bloating and a burning feeling in the center of your abdomen symptoms of a duodenal ulcer?

Yes they could: These can certainly be symptoms of an ulcer. You should have a thorough exam including an endoscopy as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What's considered the best remedy for one who has multiple peptic and duodenal ulcers to soothe the symptoms of acid indigestion?

See below: If you have had multiple peptic ulcers you should be worked up to see if you have a tumor that produces gastrin. The peptide causes an overproduction of acid and multiple ulcers. These tumors occur in the pancreas or duodenum and this should be checked before you take any medication. ...Read more

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Breath test= positive sibo due to double peak hydrogen counts. Egd = duodenal lymphocytosis. Negative celiac. Should I take xifaxin if only symptoms is gas?

Breath test= positive sibo due to double peak hydrogen counts. Egd = duodenal lymphocytosis. Negative celiac. Should I take xifaxin if only symptoms is gas?

It's Worth a Try: There is very little downside in taking xifaxan, (rifaximin) since it is basically a non-absorbable antibiotic. Duodenal lymphocytosis may be a non-specific finding, and if your only symptom is excessive gas, then trying this relatively safe antibiotic might just work. ...Read more

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Symptoms: vomiting blood, 2 egds reveal hiatal hernia, severe inflammation of esophagus and duodenum. Weight loss of 15 lbs in 2 months. What's wrong?

Symptoms: vomiting blood, 2 egds reveal hiatal hernia, severe inflammation of esophagus and duodenum. Weight loss of 15 lbs in 2 months. What's wrong?

Maybe paraesophageal: This coul be due to a large hiatal hernia known as a paraesophageal hernia. This generally requires surgical repair by a surgeon with extensive experience in laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of an enlarge spleen and where would the mass be upper abdomen or lower?

What are symptoms of an enlarge spleen and where would the mass be upper abdomen or lower?

See details: You may have no symptoms or the abnormalities may just be noted on lab tests. The enlargement would be in the upper part of the left side of the abdomen but unless the spleen is significantly enlarged you may not be able to feel it. ...Read more

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I'm having a sickness in my upper abdomen, but it's not like my usual gastritis symptoms. It get's a little better after I eat. No other symptoms.

I'm having a sickness in my upper abdomen, but it's not like my usual gastritis symptoms. It get's a little better after I eat. No other symptoms.

Digestive: Could be your gallbladder,could be your stomach, small bowels did you noticed if it happen after specific kind of food or if it is related to milk or milk product
is it associated with any change of bowel habit like diarrhea or constipation or associated with too much bloating and gas
you need to see a doctor to answer all of these questions and to help you find out what exactly the problem ...Read more

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I get really bad pain in my upper abdomen I looked up my symptoms and it's saying an ulcer is it really dangerous if I don't get it look after?

I get really bad pain in my upper abdomen I looked up my symptoms and it's saying an ulcer is it really dangerous if I don't get it look after?

Maybe not ulcer: Get a consultation with your doctor. This may or may not be an ulcer. The treatment is directed to the correct diagnosis. Wrong diagnosis will not be helpful to you. By the way, an ulcer is generally the result of a bacterial problem and it does not solve itself. ...Read more

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Sometimes the left side of my upper abdomen hurts. It's probably gas. But why does wind get stuck in that area only? No other symptoms, except gas.

Sometimes the left side of my upper abdomen hurts. It's probably gas. But why does wind get stuck in that area only? No other symptoms, except gas.

Gas: Hello ~ If it is gas its probably coming from the stomach and a dilated stomach can impinge the diaphragm and give you a pain like a "stitch". The important thing is to let a doc place a hand on your stomach to make sure every thing is fine and there are no abdominal masses or any other noteworthy symptoms thanks ...Read more

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Feeling up sensation like you are full after a meal mile discomfort .no pain.located left side /upper abdomen under rip cage.any other symptoms?

Feeling up sensation like you are full after a meal mile discomfort .no pain.located left side /upper abdomen under rip cage.any other symptoms?

Cardiac/GI: At your age if you have cardiac risk factor/heart disease, you should get checked. If not and your are in good health.....try laxative/peptobismol/ Antacid. ...Read more

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I have a small lump in my upper abdomen. It is slightly left of my sternum. It is not painful, unless I manipulate it excessively. No symptoms noted.?

I have a small lump in my upper abdomen. It is slightly left of my sternum. It is not painful, unless I manipulate it excessively. No symptoms noted.?

Have it checked: From your description it seems it is in the abdominal wall. It may be a cyst, lipoma(a fatty tumor)or some other benign tumor. Consult your medical doctor, and have it examined. ...Read more

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I am feeling tightness at my upper abdomen & slight breathing problems from 2 days. Could it be a psychological symptom?

I am feeling tightness at my upper abdomen & slight breathing problems from 2 days. Could it be a psychological symptom?

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please see your doctor and then go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. ...Read more

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Cholecystectomy clips seen in right upper abdomen in lumber X-ray taken 4 years after gall bladder removal. No symptoms. Any problem?

Cholecystectomy clips seen in right upper abdomen in lumber X-ray taken 4 years after gall bladder removal. No symptoms. Any problem?

Expected finding: Clips related to prior surgeries are frequently seen on follow up imaging done for other reasons and usually of only incidental note. ...Read more

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How to get rid of gas trouble naturally? I am feeling bloated and some pain in chest and upper abdomen? No other significant symptoms.

How to get rid of gas trouble naturally? I am feeling bloated and some pain in chest and upper abdomen? No other significant symptoms.

Gas: Generally caused by swallowing air. Review all you're eating and drinking. If you are sucking on candy, chewing gum, drinking frequently, etc., you are also swallowing air and it's going to come out the other end. By cutting down on the air swallowed you cut down on the gas volume. Simethicone is a drug which breaks up gas bubbles and can help symptoms ...Read more

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Have gastritis but having a nausea around stomach, upper abdomen. No pain. Watery feeling and better after eating but still there. No other symptoms.

Have gastritis but having a nausea around stomach, upper abdomen. No pain. Watery feeling and better after eating but still there. No other symptoms.

Sure, consider...: Sure, consider there are lots of diseases of the stomach that can result in dyspepsia or pyrosis. These can be categorized as: problems with inflammation (e.g. Ulcers), with infection (e.g. H. Pylori or parasites), with motility (examples: gastroparesis, gastric outlet obstruction), with secretion (hyper or hypo-acidity), infiltrative (lymphoma, cancer), blood flow (gastropathies), functional dyspepsias, etc. ...Read more

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Nauseated and upper abdomen sore. Tired. Not pregnant and no other symptoms. Flu? Has been on and off two weeks now.

Nauseated and upper abdomen sore. Tired. Not pregnant and no other symptoms. Flu? Has been on and off two weeks now.

Too long: Your symptoms are too longlasting for a viral infection. You may have gastritis and should see your md if symptoms persist. In the meantime try a bland diet and avoid caffeine and alcohol. ...Read more

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14 year old girl burp a lot and I heard burping is a symptom of stomach cancer. So does she have stomach cancer? Upper abdomen is bloated.

14 year old girl burp a lot and I heard burping is a symptom of stomach cancer. So does she have stomach cancer? Upper abdomen is bloated.

Cancer unlikely: Burping is not related to cancer. The girl may be swallowing air due to a nervous habit. If burping is the only issue, you may leave it alone.
Get her HPV vaccine. ...Read more