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Testing For Stomach Ulcers
Every time I eat, My stomach aches and twisted and rumbles! I don't have my gallbladder anymore! And I been tested for ulcers and I have none! Help!!
My doc diagnosed me with a stomach ulcer. Tested for C-reactive protein, but it was negative. Could it still be an ulcer?
Er told me i had a stomach ulcer. Wanted to c if they tested for h.Pylori, what kinda code on blood work would be for h.Pylori?
Had chest pain for a week now. Not really sore just feels tight and uncomfortable. Not respiratory. Being tested for stomach ulcers.
Peptic Ulcers: A peptic ulcer is basically a hole in the lining of the stomach, esophagus, or duodenum. It is a sore or erosion that forms when the lining of the digestive system is corroded by acidic digestive juices. Most of them are caused by bacteria and use of medications called nsaids. ...Read more
Complicated: Stomach ulcers must be followed closely as they are not as common as duodenal ulcers, have a lower likelihood of being associated with acid production, and are more likely to be cancerous. If the ulcer is in the area just as the stomach exits into the intestine, lowering acid with medication and dietary modification are the standard treatment. H pylori is a bacteria that can cause ulcers. ...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
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