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Symptoms Of Ulcers In The Upper Abdomen
See below: This potentially dangerous problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
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
Are extreme bloating and a burning feeling in the center of your abdomen symptoms of a duodenal ulcer?
Shoud see your Doc: Depends what kind of stomach pain it is and how long and if there are other sympotms?( nausea, fever, ..) is the pain like burning, stabbing..? Recommend strongly any lasting stomach pain to discuss with your primary care physician on earliset opportunity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many Possibilities: Could be anything from gas, passing a kidney stone, colitis, diverticulitis, fecal impaction or a number of other things. Best get to dr. Right away as some of these conditions can deteriorate into peritonitis. If this has been going on for a number of hours i wouldn't delay. ...Read more
What is the disorder of the gall bladder for which the symptoms are vommiting nausea and pain in epigastric region?
Visceral problems: Masses related to cancer that appear in the abdomen have to be distinguished from lesions arising in retroperitoneum behind the abdominal content i.e. renal lesions or retroperitoneal sarcomas. In the abdomen the typical lesion is of stomach or bowel origin. Here one finds masses that grow, bleed and eventually obstruct bowel. When spread, the common site is to liver to cause jaundice. ...Read more
See Your Doctor: Sorting thru the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we compile many "clues" (symptoms, examination findings, lab results, radiologic tests) to narrow down the possibilities. This requires face-to-face evaluation. That said, problems of the gallbladder, pancreas, liver, stomach, colon may all cause upper abdominal pain radiating into the back. Good luck! ...Read more
Severe ABD pain = ER: Lower abdominal pain in women might have causes such as appendicitis, bladder infection or inflammation, inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, kidney stone or infection, cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, aortic aneurysm, injury and intestinal obstruction of the GI tract just to mention a few. ...Read more
Possibly: See a gastroenterologist or your primary care doctor and have it evaluated. ...Read more
Many things: There are many things that can cause the pain you describe. Your best bet is to see your doctor for a good examination. ...Read more
Ovulation does: When a woman ovulates the follicle (cyst) that contains the egg breaks open and releases the egg. That cyst also has fluid in it and can therefore irritate the pelvic region (right or left, and sometimes both sides). That pain is exacerbated if the cyst "rupture" causes some mild bleeding. All normal. ...Read more
Many causes: Question is was this a one time issue or is this ongoing and for longer than just a few days. If it is ongoing then have a doc take a look. ...Read more
Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in the upper abdomen when pressed and made appetite diminished and at the time of eating. What should I do? Its because disease ulcer?
Yes: Fup with a doctor to come up with a long term treatment plan. Do you need to be tested for HPylori? Do you have a bed board? Have you made some lifestyle changes like diet and exercise to curb the ulcer? Have long have you been taking Prilosec? Do you need an EGD? Doctor can helo guide the treatment.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have disconfort in upper abdomen, light headedness, lot of gas. Blood test this friday for ulcer. Is this serious condition?
It depends,,,,: It depends on if you've got an ulcer or not, but it doesn't seem likely you've got one as you've got discomfort and gas and an ulcer would likely be much more painful. But you'll not know unless you get your test so go get it and see what it is. Good luck. ...Read more
I have upper abdomen (ulcer like) pain lately that isn't relieved my omeprazole or ranitidine. They used to work just fine for that kind of pain.
Consider these...: Recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Also consider dysmotility, gastropathy due to nsaid's, alcohol, h.Pylori. ...Read more
Hi I have pain in my upper abdomen swelling /tender.Took 1 zoton , relieved it .I took 1 ponstan last nite.Also lot of pain lst wk .Doc. Said ulcer?
May be ulcer, or not: Upper abdominal pain can be from "acid" pains, such as a stomach ulcer, just gastritis with no ulcer, or reflux (heartburn). Sometimes there is an ulcer in the first part of the small intestine. An infection with h. Pylori bacteria can lead to stomach ulcer pains. An acid blocker like zoton can help. Needs more evaluation by the doctor. Pancreatitis, gallstones, or various cancers can also occur. ...Read more
Went to uc for burning pain in upper abdomen/couldnt even walk without pain/advised ulcer or gastritis and put on nexium (esomeprazole). How do I know how to proceed?
Follow up: Take the medication and take note if you have a benefit, pain improves. Make a follow up appointment with your regular doc to review what happened at the uc, the results and further testing/care. If you have ulcer, the medication should help you. If the medication does not help, you may something else. Be welll. ...Read more
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
Same as in men!: Soreness below the sternum, to burning pain, which will increase with spicy or acidic foods. Drinking fluids dampens symptoms, but hunger will increase symptoms, because it stimulates acid secretion. Taking an antacid will improve sx as will zantac (ranitidine) otc, and prilosec. ...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
I keep getting pains in my stomach as if i'm being poked with something. Is that an ulcer symptom?
Stones: Poke like symptoms is either gall stone, liver sludge or kidney stone. Take super phosphazyme liquid 30 drops with liquid iodine 30 drops at night will dissolve stone. Orally take phosphatidyl choline 840mg will take away pain. You would need a liver gall bladder flush once pain resolves otherwise pain will recur within few days. ...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
My friend has nervous stomach from time to time , was diagnoised with ulcer, using medicine but till symptoms persist,any advices please?
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