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Ulceration (Definition)

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


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Recurring symptoms of stomach ulcer after already treating for h. Pylori?

Recurring symptoms of stomach ulcer after already treating for h. Pylori?

Return to GI doc.: If the h pylori has been fully treated, and the symptoms recur, you must have it reevaluated by a gastroenterologist. It may not a simple ulcer, you may have a hyper acidity or something else that may require further evaluation, including upper endoscopy and biopsy. ...Read more

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Home remedies for an upset stomach due to gallstones?

Home remedies for an upset stomach due to gallstones?

Please Don't "Flush": The only home remedy that i know of is a "gallbladder flush": ingesting substances to cause significant contraction of the gb with the hope that the stones could be flushed into the intestines. Unfortunately, this is actually dangerous since the stones can get stuck in the bile duct & block the liver. Furthermore, even if successful, new ones will form. The best rx remains surgery. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for curing stomach ulcers?

Are there any home remedies for curing stomach  ulcers?

Ulcers: Stomach ulcers may be a result of Helicobacter Pylori infection. You should see a gastroenterology to confirm if indeed you have a gastric ulcer. Gi will able to provide you the appropriate treatment for your gastrointestinal condition. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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I have daily acid reflux, NEG h pylori. MD said no concern. What's best treatment to prevent ulcers, stricture and barrets esophagus ? Herbs? Diet?

I have daily acid reflux, NEG h pylori. MD said no concern. What's best treatment to prevent ulcers, stricture and barrets esophagus ? Herbs? Diet?

Acid reflux (GERD): One of the best ways to control this is the use of a class of drugs known as H2 blockers. There are several and they are readily available, some OTC. Your doctor can prescribe these for you as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the best home remedies for stomach ache, nausea, and heartburn?

What are the best home remedies for stomach ache, nausea, and heartburn?

Baking soda, ginger: Just a pinch of baking soda in a glass of water can help with heartburn and stomach ache. Ginger tea (mince up some fresh ginger root and steep it in boiled water for 5 minutes) can help with nausea. ...Read more

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What's the best alternative to Dexlansoprazole to treat a stomach antrum gastritis + duodenum tiny ulcer? Dexlansoprazole is too expensive here.

What's the best alternative to Dexlansoprazole to treat a stomach antrum gastritis + duodenum tiny ulcer?
Dexlansoprazole is too expensive here.

ProtonPump Inhibitor: Dexslansoprazole is a member of the proton pump inhibitor class of medications which effectively reduce stomach acid. Members of this class of medication with similar effect include omeprazole, lansoprazole, pantoprazole, rabiprexole. esomeprazole, and deslansoprazole. ...Read more

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What are cures for stomach ulcers?

What are cures for stomach ulcers?

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

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Have you got effective remedies for mouth ulcers?

Have you got effective remedies for mouth ulcers?

Mouth ulcers: There is a prescription called mary's magic mouthwash that sometimes helps with pain, its by prescription, so see your dentist. There is other prescriptions but only if its viral. ...Read more

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What are some at home remedies that will care a bloated stomach?

What are some at home remedies that will care a bloated stomach?

Probiotics: If you have GI symptoms and have seen your doctor, a multi-strain probiotic is a good. Recent research points to the bacteria in the gut as influencing mood and overall health so a probiotic can be helpful for all of us. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What's a good diet and medicines for treating acid relux and stomach ulcers?

What's a good diet and medicines for treating acid relux and stomach ulcers?

Many choices: First, stomach ulcers are often related to infection with H. Pylori. Conventional treatment is with antibiotics but herbs like Mastic Gum can help too. Drugs like Prilosec or Zantac (ranitidine) are usually prescribed but there are natural options like DGL & cabbage juice. See http://tinyurl.com/mp2xh62 & http://tinyurl.com/mwxb522 Dietary changes & supplements can cure reflux- see http://tinyurl.com/7t2gecq ...Read more

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How do I treat aphthous ulcers on uvula and in pharynx? any home remedies or medications?

How do I treat aphthous ulcers on uvula and in pharynx? any home remedies or medications?

Ulcers: How do you know for sure that they are aphthous ulcers? Best to see a physician or dentist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment advice. Salt water rinses may help meanwhile. ...Read more

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IS there any home treatment for stomach ulcer?

IS there any home treatment for stomach ulcer?

Yes indeed: Take an antacid regularly (not only for pain or other symptoms). Also, probably acid blocking medications are available in pharmacies, probably without prescription (cimetidine, omeprazole, and several others). A druggist can help choose the best one. Also avoid alcohol entirely and any foods that trigger pain or other symptoms. You should confirm this advice with doctor who diagnosed the ulcer. ...Read more

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History of chronic oral lichen planus & peptic ulcers from h pylori starting in 2011. Can lichen planus be in stomach & am I at high risk for cancer?

History of chronic oral lichen planus & peptic ulcers from h pylori starting in 2011. Can lichen planus be in stomach & am I at high risk for cancer?

No: Lichenpkanis is a nuisance illness that does not affect the type of epithelium in the stomach. Helicobactr, however, is both unpleasant and dangerous. Thankfully it's manageable. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Have 3 "mild" stomach ulcers. 23 days on protonix (pantoprazole) (breakfast), still heartburn in the early a.M. And some during the day. Need different medicine?

Have 3 "mild" stomach ulcers. 23 days on protonix (pantoprazole) (breakfast), still heartburn in the early a.M. And some during the day. Need different medicine?

Maybe: First of all, stop drinking alcohol. If you have small gastric ulcers, and they are not related to either h. Pylori or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, then they should respond well to a ppi, like protonix (pantoprazole). If you still have relux symptoms, speak to your physician, and ask for a change of medication or for the ability to take it twice a day before meals. ...Read more

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Taking arthritis meds increases peptic ulser pain. Already told docs about this.. Unable to sleep at night..what should be done? Any home remedies???

Taking arthritis meds increases peptic ulser pain. Already told docs about this.. Unable to sleep at night..what should be done? Any home remedies???

Insomnia and pain: You said..."Taking arthritis meds increases peptic ulcer pain. Unable to sleep at night..what should be done? Any home remedies?" Not sure if you have tried acetaminophen for pain..it can be very effective. Also home remedies like herbal tea can help you rest. ...Read more

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Will a peptic stomach ulcer caused by h.Pylori heal with 40mg per day of omeprazole? I know it wont cure the h.Pylori, but will the stomach ulcer go?

Will a peptic stomach ulcer caused by h.Pylori heal with 40mg per day of omeprazole?

I know it wont cure the h.Pylori, but will the stomach ulcer go?

Probably not: H pylori causes ulcers. If not eradicated, it will likely cause more or worsening ulcers. These ulcers can sometimes bleed severely. It's important to not only provide acid suppression (omeprazole) but to also treat the h pylori infection. ...Read more

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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


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