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If you have a stomach ulcer can vomiting cause it to bleed or perforate?

If you have a stomach ulcer can vomiting cause it to bleed or perforate?

Yes: Dear Girish, Vomiting can increase the pressure in your stomach and if there is an ulcer the blood vessels can pop and cause you to bleed or perforate. If you have a stomach ulcer your physician should have you on a proton pump inhibitor. Please avoid alcohol or NSAIDs as these can make ulcers worse. Please seek care from a doctor if you have pain or any kind of bleeding. ...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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What is the best thing to drink and eat with a peptic ulcer if vomiting and servere stomach pain?

Ulcer diet: hello ~ in the 50s and 60s before the advent of tagamet (cimetidine) we used to push the " MILK DIET", and this was milk thought then to neutralise the HCl in the stomach. Well of course milk is too little but we now use very fancy drugs to reduce acid. But there are still "ulcer diets" you can get by Google. BUT anything bland,not spicy, no alcohol, shd do it ! ...Read more

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Can ulcer cause vomiting in pregnancy?

Can ulcer cause vomiting in pregnancy?

ANY: Inflammatory process of the stomach, whether ulcerative or not, can cause nausea and vomiting. Ulcers bleed, so it is possible for you to know if you vomit coffee ground looking stuff. Either way, please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a person have peptic or duodenal ulcer if no vomiting?

Can a person have peptic or duodenal 
ulcer if no vomiting?

Easily. An ulcer is: an erosion of tissue. Vomiting is a symptom under control from mind?brain?body; no reliable relationship between tissue erosions & symptomos, including to the point of fatal bleeding. ...Read more

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Does having a stomach ulcer make you vomit and that vomit will have blood in it?

Yes: Yes that is one reason for this but just inflammation without ulcer could do it - see your physician soon. ...Read more

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Can add adhs (vasopressin) meds give you health problems such as ulcers, infections nausea vomiting etc to where a doctor recommends a MRI a endoscopy a colonscopy?

Can add adhs (vasopressin) meds give you health problems such as ulcers, infections nausea vomiting etc to where a doctor recommends a MRI a endoscopy a colonscopy?

See below: What medication exactly are you taking. Then we can inform you of the possible side effects and what could be done about them. ...Read more

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Can add ADHD meds give you health problems such as ulcers, infections nausea vomiting etc to where a doctor recommends a MRI a endoscopy a colonoscopy ?

Can add ADHD meds give you health problems such as ulcers, infections nausea vomiting etc to where a doctor recommends a MRI a endoscopy a colonoscopy ?

What was the med?: Stimulant meds such as ritalin/adderall/vyvanse can cause some nausea/loss of appetite, increase heart rate, abd pain, but ulcers and infections are not likely. Nonstimulant such as strattera (atomoxetine) can cause the side effects you listed, but usually occur rather rapidly after dosing/adjustment and so you would know. Talk to/ask your doc to find what could be causing your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can peptic ulcers be caused by vomiting or is it the ulcers that cause the vomiting?

Can peptic ulcers be caused by vomiting or is it the ulcers that cause the vomiting?

Yes: Peptic ulcers can cause vomiting due to gastric irritation. They are frequently caused by infection with a bacteria called h pylori and should be treated appropriately. ...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


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more