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I have a lot of stomach pain when i eat and recently blood in my stool, do I have ulcers?

I have a lot of stomach pain when i eat and recently blood in my stool, do I have ulcers?

Possibly: This situation requires immediate attention. See your doctor asap. If you have none, consider an er visit. An ulcer will not cause red blood in the stool. That is a lower GI problem. Ulcers cause black or tarry stools. ...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


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Pain under right ribs /shoulder x 6 months, pain increases with food esp fat, 3 ultrasounds neg for gall bladder, no ulcers, blood normal, thoughts?

Pain under right ribs /shoulder x 6 months,  pain increases with food esp fat, 3 ultrasounds neg for gall bladder, no ulcers, blood normal, thoughts?

Check HIDA .: Have blood tests for liver function and pancreatic enzymes if normal consider endoscopy. IF Above work up is normal then check for Gall blader function test ( HIDA) scan. If all the above normal it can be visceral hypersensitivity. ...Read more

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I got leg ulcer , blood clots and varicose veine.Is it alright to wear compression stocking?

I got leg ulcer , blood clots and varicose veine.Is it alright to wear compression stocking?

Compression: Yes, so long as this is directed from your clinician. We need to know that your arteries are okay and then we can determine the correct level of compression. ...Read more

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Loose stool for over 6 months.No blood.3 part stool test came back normal. Thyroid and ulcer blood test negative. Have stress and poor diet. No known allergies. Please help?

Loose stool for over 6 months.No blood.3 part stool test came back normal. Thyroid and ulcer blood test negative.  Have stress and poor diet. No known allergies. Please help?

Diet, probiotics: If there is no blood, no severe pain or severe watery diarrhea, medical tests have been normal, and you have stress & poor diet, you can try taking a probiotic (capsule supplement of normal health gut bacteria "acidophilus" and others) twice a day, eat a bland diet, avoid alcohol, caffeine and tobacco, and work on reducing stress. Dr victor sierpina's "healthy gut workbook" is a great resource too. ...Read more

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What should I do for painful recurrent aphthous ulcers? Any blood tests or other tests to see what is going on?

What should I do for painful recurrent aphthous ulcers?  Any blood tests or other tests to see what is going on?

Find cause: Some folks "simply get" these. However, if there's several at once, it can warn of a low level of good neutrophil white cells. Other entities to rule in or out based on your history are behcet's, lupus, and crohn's. A variety of remedies, from changing your toothpaste to dissolving a cortisol tablet on the lesion, are all worth trying. The best pain relief is still viscous lidocaine. Good luck. ...Read more

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Would ulcers cause blood in urine?

Would ulcers cause blood in urine?

Ulcers: Ulcers in the urinary tract can cause blood in the urine. The most common cause of ulcers in the urinary tract would be viruses and some autoimmune disorders. Stomach ulcers, what some patients are referring to with the term 'ulcers', are not a cause of blood in the urine. ...Read more

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Can bleeding ulcers cause blood in urine?

Can bleeding ulcers cause blood in urine?

Ulcers in bladders: Ulcers can happen anywhere- including your bladder. If you have bleeding ulcers in the bladder-yes- you can have blood in urine. But, if you mean bleeding ulcers in the stomach- the answer is no. Normally, there is no connection between stomach and urinary tract. Blood in the urine can be caused by different things like infection, stone, trauma, infestation, malignancy etc. Go to see md ...Read more

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Refractory ulcer, passing blood and mucous two times with no stool, now not able to go to bathroom with 2 days taken laxatives?

Refractory ulcer, passing  blood and mucous two times with no stool, now not able to go to bathroom with 2 days taken laxatives?

See a GI doctor: And do this asap. You need full evaluation and management before becoming increasingly ill. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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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