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Dr. Leila Hashemi Dr. Hashemi
Internal Medicine
17 years in practice
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What are Main symptoms and sign of stomach ulcer? And what is the epidemology ?

What are Main symptoms and sign of stomach ulcer? And what is the epidemology ?

Ulcer: With stomach ulcer the pain gets worse with food, with small intestine ulcer the pain is worse while hungry and in the middle of the night. The most common causes of user is H Pylori infection, Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory medications like Motrin, Smoking and Alcohol. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Jason Hemming Dr. Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
13 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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Please tell me all symptoms of stomach ulcers in women and teen girls?

Please tell me all symptoms of stomach ulcers in women and teen girls?

Varied or none: Pud may present with abd pain, bleeding, nausea/vomiting, early satiety, anorexia or no symptoms at all. ...Read more

Dr. Jason Hemming Dr. Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
13 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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Tell me all symptoms of a stomach ulcer in women?

Tell me all symptoms of a stomach ulcer in women?

Varied or none: Ulcers could be asymptotic or may present with abdominal pain, black or bloody stools, or throwing up blood, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite or early satiety. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
44 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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Want to know symptoms of an ulcer in the stomach in women?

Want to know symptoms of an ulcer in the stomach in women?

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

Dr. Ed Friedlander Dr. Friedlander
Pathology
40 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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What are the usual physical symptoms of stomach and/or pancreas ulcer/tumor for 50+ females ?

What are the usual physical symptoms of stomach and/or pancreas ulcer/tumor for 50+ females ?

None: Usually these things grow without causing symptoms until they're advanced. If you have symptoms of any sort that you find concerning, get seen. ...Read more

Dr. Sonia Rapaport Dr. Rapaport
Family Medicine
26 years in practice
University of Virginia School of Medicine
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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What are the symptoms of stomach ulcers?

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

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied Dr. Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
45 years in practice
University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine
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Please explain what the symptoms are of stomach ulcers?

Please explain what the symptoms are of stomach ulcers?

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

Dr. Joseph Woods Dr. Woods
Pathology
24 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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Can someone tell me the typical symptoms of stomach ulcers?

Can someone tell me the typical symptoms of stomach ulcers?

Burning pain.: Burning epigastric pain 90 min-3 hours after meals relieved by food is probably the most distinguishing symptom of peptic ulcer. Other symptoms, like weight loss, blood in stool can be seen. ...Read more

Dr. Lori Semel Dr. Semel
Pediatrics
31 years in practice
Ross University School of Medicine
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Are stomach ulcers common in teenagers ? And what are most common symptoms ?

Are stomach ulcers common in teenagers ? And what are most common symptoms ?

Ulcers: Stomach ulcers are not so common in teenagers. More likely is GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) which is a hyperacidity in the stomach which leads to a burning pain and belching which may feel like an ulcer.... ...Read more

Dr. Luis Villaplana Dr. Villaplana
Internal Medicine
31 years in practice
Ponce School of Medicine
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What's the symptoms of stomach ulcers and what to or not eat when you have them?

What's the symptoms of stomach ulcers and what to or not eat when you have them?

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

Dr. Stevan Cordas Dr. Cordas
Internal Medicine
53 years in practice
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
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I have stomach ulcers and i want to know more about it. What are the causes and symptoms?

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

Dr. Vasu Brown Dr. Brown
Wound care
30 years in practice
Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chengalpattu Medical College
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I keep getting pains in my stomach as if i'm being poked with something. Is that an ulcer symptom?

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

Dr. Jeffrey Crespin Dr. Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
24 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Laurence Badgley Dr. Badgley
General Practice
49 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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My friend has nervous stomach from time to time , was diagnoised with ulcer, using medicine but till symptoms persist,any advices please?

Helicobacter: The diagnosis of a gastric ulcer in a fifties female is not enough. Helicobacter and tumors need to be ruled out. Get a second opinion. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Teitel Dr. Teitel
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
38 years in practice
New York Medical College
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What are stomach ulcer symptoms?

What are stomach ulcer symptoms?

Abdominal Pain: Nausea, vomiting are some of the vely symptoms. Ulcers can also be relatively painless, and present just as bleeding. Stools can become black, tarry and foul smelling- reflecting the presence of blood. If this should happen, see a dr. Immediately. ...Read more

Dr. Dorothy Carin Dr. Carin
Family Medicine
21 years in practice
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
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What are symptoms of a stomach ulcer?

Pain and bleeding: A stomach ulcer is a hole in the lining of your stomach. It can bleed and cause pain in the stomach that gets better after eating, black tarry stools, decreased appetite and nausea. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Rhoads Dr. Rhoads
Family Medicine
34 years in practice
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
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What are the symptoms of stomach ulcer?

What are the symptoms of stomach ulcer?

Pain and bleeding: An ulcer can present with pain in your upper abdomen, or a burning sensation. You can also vomit blood or have black or bloody stool. However, some people have an ulcer and have no symptoms. See your doctor and get evaluated to see if you have one. If you have severe pain, dizziness and/or black or bloody stools, that is an emergency and go to the ER (never drive if dizzy or in severe pain). ...Read more

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied Dr. Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
45 years in practice
University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine
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What are the symptoms of stomach ulcer?

Let me help you: The major symptom of an ulcer is a burning or gnawing feeling in the stomach area that lasts between 30 minutes and 3 hours. This pain is often interpreted as heartburn, indigestion or hunger. The pain usually occurs in the upper abdomen, but sometimes it may occur below the breastbone. But sometimes it may occur below the breastbone. In some individuals the pain occurs immediately after eating. ...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


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