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What drug suitable to heal the wound in intestines caused by peptic ulcer?

What drug suitable to heal the wound in intestines caused by peptic ulcer?

OTC meds?: First be sure the diagnosis is confirmed by a doctor. There is a bacteria that can cause stomach ulcers and you should be checked for this. If that is negative then OTC meds that can be used include ranitidine (Zantac), Omeprazole (Prilosec), Pantoprazole (protonix), tums (calcium carbonate).

Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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Can ulcers in the stomach, duodenum, and/or intestines cause these locations to become permeable to any degree?

Can ulcers in the stomach, duodenum, and/or intestines cause these locations to become permeable to any degree?

Yes: Ulcers are the result of the loss of the normal protective lining...Permeability will increase until the ulcer heals.

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What can cause ulcers in middle section of small intestine? Accompanied by blood & mucous in poo. With stomach cramps

What can cause ulcers in middle section of small intestine? Accompanied by blood & mucous in poo. With stomach cramps

Small intestines: Lesions in the small intestine are difficult to diagnose and often the patient has to swallow a camera like capsule to demonstrate it. Causes of ulcerations there can be difficult to identify. Medications like aspirin, Advil and Aleve are causes. Sometimes the bleeding lesion is caused by a vascular malformation which simply bleeds like a nose bleed. Your gastroenterologist is best qualified

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If intestinal permeability is sometimes associated with autoimmunity, couldn't stomach ulcers also cause autoimmunity in some cases?

If intestinal permeability is sometimes associated with autoimmunity, couldn't stomach ulcers also cause autoimmunity in some cases?

Stoamch vs intestine: Stomach function is acid production, and mixing with bile with very little absorption of nutrients. Intestines function more for assimilation of nutrients.

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I had a diagnostic colonoscopy done due to bleeding and they found 2 ulcers in my intestines. Biopsies came back good what is the cause and treatment?

I had a diagnostic colonoscopy done due to bleeding and they found 2 ulcers in my intestines. Biopsies came back good what is the cause and treatment?

NSAID, etc.: The most common reason for ulcers in the intestines is from nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (nsaids, ibuprofen, naproxen, et.). Other possibilities include crohn's disease, or many other possibilities, including infections. If this is NSAID induced, the treatment is avoidance of nsaids. If this is infection, it will resolve. But if it's crohn's, you need specific medical therapy.

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Can stress / or intense greif/ psychological trauma cause one to ve stomach / or intestinal ulcer thanks?

Can stress / or intense greif/ psychological trauma cause one to ve stomach / or intestinal ulcer thanks?

Yes: Stress lowers your immune systems and increases the chances of developing physical diseases. For example, although a bacteria is instrumental in the development of ulcers, stress is an important contributing factor.

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What are diseases or causes that produce a chronic bowel ulcers (4 years) associated with non bloody diarrhea other than TB or ibd?

What are diseases or causes that produce a chronic bowel ulcers (4 years) associated with non bloody diarrhea other than TB or ibd?

UC and Crohn's: Ulcerative colitis, crohn's disease are the 2 low hanging fruit. Tb of the gut is very rare. A biopsy of one of the ulcer bed is usually what is called for, and the pathology helps diagnosis.

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Can a stom. Or duodenal ulcer cause prob. W/ bowel movements? Can her. Mesh rep. Be involved with ulcer form.?

Can a stom. Or duodenal ulcer cause prob. W/ bowel movements? Can her. Mesh rep. Be involved with ulcer form.?

Yes and NO: Ulcer usually results in loose bowel movements, diarrhea, gas and bloating. I cannot see how a hernia mesh result in the increase in stomach acid.

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I have an infection in my stomach that can cause ulcers in my intestines I'm also 8 weeks pregnant can it harm my baby?

Unlikely to happen: To harm your baby an infection would need to gain access by entering the blood or getting through the wall of tissues surrounding the gestational sac. Localized infections like you mention do not. Thhe medications you may take to get rid of the germ are also unlikely to bother baby.

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Do ulcers cause chest pain nausea inability to have bowel movement nausea and extreme abdominal pain?

Do ulcers cause chest pain nausea inability to have bowel movement nausea and extreme abdominal pain?

Yes: Yes, all the above. Excess acid can reflux to the esophagus, burn a hole in the stomach, cause nausea, & slow down digestion (as the pancreas pumps harder to neutralize the acid). If u have an ulcer or the above symptoms, be sure to get checked out with an endoscopy (EGD, camera to stomach) by a certified endoscopist to check things out. Ulcers can perforate- a life-threatening prob that needs sur

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What can cause stools fully covered/wrapped in mucus with blood & stomach cramps often worsened by eating? Confirmed ulcers in middle of small bowel.

What can cause stools fully covered/wrapped in mucus with blood & stomach cramps often worsened by eating? Confirmed ulcers in middle of small bowel.

Bloody stool kids: Either inflammator ybowel like Crohns or ulcerative colitis or food intolerence http://www. Kidswithfoodallergies. Org/page/food-protein-induced-enterocolitis-syndrome-fpies. Aspx http://cowsmilkproteinallergysupport. Webs. Com/symptoms

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Can a stomach ulcer cause bowel problems? Constipation/loose stool/cramping/gurgling/bloating/pain in lower left abdomen?

Can a stomach ulcer cause bowel problems? Constipation/loose stool/cramping/gurgling/bloating/pain in lower left abdomen?

No: All GI complaints mentioned are totally unrelated to a stomach ulcer. The latter produces upper midline abdominal pain relieved by food or antiacids and if perforating posteriorly into lesser sac, the space behind the stomach, back pain develops. Constipation or loose stool related to diet or inflammation of bowel and if in sigmoid colon with diverticular disease. Lt. lower abodiminal pain noted

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Hi I have been suffering with ulcer on my small intestine Dr but me on pantoprazol 40mg two times a day it's been 3weeks know and I'm still hurting?

Ulcer: If this ulcer was the cause of your pain it usually would be improving by now on pantoprazole. If you have been taking the medicine regularly and are not improving, you should return to your doctor for further advice. Good luck.

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Faecal Calprotectin result of 101 mg/kg. Ulcers found in small intestines with wireless endoscopy tablet too. What does this mean?

Faecal Calprotectin result of 101 mg/kg. Ulcers found in small intestines with wireless endoscopy tablet too. What does this mean?

I presume you are: A parent asking about the results of your 4 year old child. Both of these results suggest inflammatory bowel disease, likely Crohn's Disease in the small intestine.Fecal calprotectin is a measurement of neutrophils/white blood cells in the intestinal lining which is associated with inflammation as is ulceration. I presume the doctor that performed/ordered these tests is advising you and can explain

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Had a egd done dr said he found extra channel to small intestine he said probably from a ulcer I'm confused?

Had a egd done dr said he found extra channel to small intestine he said probably from a ulcer I'm confused?

A double pylorus: I suspect you have a "double pylorus". The pylorus is the part of the stomach leading to the first part of the small intestine (duodenal bulb). A double pylorus most commonly occurs as a result of a complication of an ulcer--the ulcer penetrates into the duodenal bulb creating a second opening to the small bowel. Less commonly a double pylorus is congenital meaning you were born with it.

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Can you use a heating pad to relieve pain from an ulcer in the intestines and stomach?

Can you use a heating pad to relieve pain from an ulcer in the intestines and stomach?

Ulcer pain: A heating pad is not going to help with ulcer pain. The relief for this kind of pain is avoiding spicy and greasy foods as well as high acidic foods. Medications like Zantac (ranitidine) and Prilosec as well as antacids like Mylanta can help to heal and sooth an ulcer. Most important is you see an MD, be sure you have an ulcer and then be treated under the care of the MD. Going it alone is a bad idea.

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I have a ulcer in my large intestine. I have consult to doctor and he suggest me for a measacol. Tell me about this disease...

Colitis: You possibly have ulcerative colitis. It's an inflammatory bowel disease. There is chronic inflammatory condition in the intestine. Patient will present with chronic diarrhea at various severity (1- > 10 loose stool bowel movements daily) and possibly with blood. Can be quite debilitating without treatment. Educate yourself and discuss/work closely with your gastroenterologist.

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I have twisting pain in my intestines. When I eat greasy foods or drink milk I become nauseated and then throw up. Could this be an ulcer?

I have twisting pain in my intestines. When I eat greasy foods or drink milk I become nauseated and then throw up. Could this be an ulcer?

Maybe: This could be the case. Also, could be due to gall bladder dysfunction or gall stones. Many people who have symptoms with greasy/fatty foods can find that the gall bladder is involved.

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Does Carafate (sucralfate) help heal ulcer from non-infectious ulcer (i.E. Prior pancreatitis damage) in stomach/upper intestine for non-alcohol drinker.?

Does Carafate (sucralfate) help heal ulcer from non-infectious ulcer (i.E. Prior pancreatitis damage) in stomach/upper intestine for non-alcohol drinker.?

Yes: Carafate (sucralfate) heals ulcers no matter the cause. It coats the stomach where the ulcer is located and protects the stomach from the acid environment. You would be wise to add an h2 blocker such as ranitidine as well.

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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


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