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Can you tell me how to relieve tummy upset / stop ulcer?

Can you tell me how to relieve tummy upset / stop ulcer?

GI issues: Ginger can sometimes soothe GI distress - BUT - if you believe you have an ulcer - please get medical assessment. ...Read more

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


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Does a stomach ulcer cause pain anywhere else in your tummy area?

Does a stomach ulcer cause pain anywhere else in your tummy area?

Can be anywhere: Stomach ulcer pain is usually in the lower chest and upper abdomen area, but ulcers can be in intestines too, like duodenum and can radiate to the back and other parts of abdomen. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Can loratidine aggravate my ulcer and give me tummy pain?

Can loratidine aggravate my ulcer and give me tummy pain?

Loratidine: Loratidine should not affect your ulcer and only rarely causes stomach pain. ...Read more

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Can left sided tummy pain be due to stomach ulcer ? had it on n off since 2 years,its on upper left abdomen,eating sometimes reduces pain-tests r fine

PUD: possible. But get abdominal ultrasound as well as get H-pylori test and Hepatobiliary scan to rule out chronic cholecystitis . If all work up negative, then have cardiac work up ...Read more

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I have a stomach ulcer,I'm negative to hpylori I'm on dexilant& ranitidine when I sit for long my tummy feels like a ripping sensation is that normal?

I have a stomach ulcer,I'm negative to hpylori I'm on dexilant& ranitidine when I sit for long my tummy feels like a ripping sensation is that normal?

More information: How long ago were you diagnosed with the ulcer and how long have you been on those two medications? Sometimes it can take 4-8 weeks before feeling better while taking those drugs consistently. If it's been longer than that, you may want to see you GI doc again for reevaluation and to consider if another EGD is necessary to see if the ulcer has healed at all and if not, change your therapy. ...Read more

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Is frozen purple grape juice, apple juice and peppermint tea ok to drink for ulcer. Ipeppermint tea seems to calm tummy but some say bad for ulcer?

Probably OK: I see no problem with grape and apple juice, though i strongly recommend organic juices as both conventional grapes and apples are high in pesticides. The only reference i found re: ulcers says it should not be used in stomach ulcers because it lowers esophageal sphincter pressure, but i don't see why that would be bad for an ulcer. Many authorities claim peppermint tea is good for ulcers. ...Read more

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Gurgling tummy, nausea,hurts in different spots, gas, smelly BM. History of CDiff, diverticulitis, ulcers, hiatal hernia, sludge in gallbladder. CT ok?

Gurgling tummy, nausea,hurts in different spots, gas, smelly BM. History of CDiff, diverticulitis, ulcers, hiatal hernia, sludge in gallbladder. CT ok?

Not OK!: You report a number of medical concerns and complaints so you must, as soon as possible, make an appointment to see your primary doctor. Much of your complaints can be carefully controlled. ...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