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Ulcers Digestive System
See below: Not sure who told you there are three types. Most common causes include infection with h.Pylori, anti-inflammatory meds and malignancy if that is what you were referring too. ...Read more
Can someone physiologically explain how ulcerative colitis impacts digestive tract and the lining? Do the ulcers appear as shallow?
Inflamed, break : Superficial break in lining of colon, starts in rectum and move up. Ulcers usually appear shallow, but can be deeper. Very irritated bowel. Symptoms of diarrhea, pain, often with bleeding; sometimes with fever, joint, eye, skin, or liver problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes ulcers in the mouth and all the way through the digestive tract and on the vaginal area?
Sjogren's is rare...: Usually small ulcers, or aphthous ulcers, are benign symptoms and are similar to canker sores. They can be caused by viruses, eating too many acidic or sugar-rich foods and candies. If the sores are also in vagina or in GI tract, you should be evaluated by a doctor. Any persistent sore in your mouth should be evaluated by dentist or physician! ...Read more
Digestive problems more since traumatic life events. I have had burning, along with hunger pains, and growling upper area even after eating. Ulcer?
It's likely : Esophageal reflux. Try generic ranitidine. If you have anxiety, problems sleeping, nausea and wt loss, consider the medicine mirtazapine. It helps with sleep, wt gain, mood and anxiety over time. This is a good med but do your research and bring to your doc, he may or may not know all of its benefits, if applicable. Gd luc. ...Read more
What is digestive tract ulcers (rare) other than Crohn's or TB or other infectious diseases
that many GI specialists not undiagnosed after all tests?
Digestive tract: This is a very hard question to answer as the digestive tract starts at you mouth and ends at the angus. Common disease include ulcers, esophageal reflux, gallstones, pancreatitis, gastritis, appendicitis, diverticulitis, cancers, colitis and irritable bowel syndrome just to name a few. ...Read more
U can die , maybe.: Seriously speaking, failure of GI tract is uncommon unlike that of the kidney, heart, lungs and brain. Most GI conditions are related to infection, inflammation, bleeding and ulcers and u usually recover from these and won't cause GI crash or failure. Best wishes! http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/yrdd/http://m.Healthline.Com/symptom/gastrointestinal-bleeding. ...Read more
I'm trying to lose weight, but i'm afraid that I might permanently damage my digestive system. Any thoughts?
Weight loss is good: There is not any significant risk to your digestive system from weight loss. Starvation or rapid weight loss can cause fatty liver. Many weight loss supplements, in addition to being ineffective, have compounds in them which can occasionally cause liver damage. Low carb diets can cause constipation and other health problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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