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Doctor insights on: Ulcers In The Lining Of The Eyelids

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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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Can a Endoscopy tell how bad an ulcer is ? Like I mean what lining has it damaged?

Can a Endoscopy tell how bad an ulcer is ? Like I mean what lining has it damaged?

Ideal study to do so: An Endoscopy gives a Gastroenterologist a chance to view the lining of your Esophagus, Stomach, and the early section of your small intestines (the Duodenum) with a light and camera. Images can be displayed in a television in the study suite, and the lining of all those areas can be seen clearly to determine the best sites for biopsy or the need to remove suspicious lesions (i.e polyps). Be well. ...Read more

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Besides ulcers, what can cause stomach lining tears?

Besides ulcers, what can cause stomach lining tears?

Trauma: Can happen from getting hit in the stomach, being in a car accident while wearing a seat belt, repetitive vomiting or retching. Sometime acid irritation or gastritis could cause streaks of damage rather than a discrete pit (ulcer). Then again there is the common cause of sword swallowing :-). ...Read more

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2 ulcers on the tongue lining, since 45 days. Started off with a pain below tongue and during swallowing, pain occurs every month for 3 days.

2 ulcers on the tongue lining, since 45 days. Started off with a pain below tongue and during swallowing, pain occurs every month for 3 days.

Get evaluated: Pls see your dr or ENT or oromaxillary specialist to find out what this is and what is causing it to still be there for over a month. ...Read more

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Two ulcers on the tongue lining for 45 days. Pain below tongue and while swallowing, pain persists for 3 days occurs every month for past 1 year?

Two ulcers on the tongue lining for 45 days. Pain below tongue and while swallowing, pain persists for 3 days occurs every month for past 1 year?

"3-Day Rule": Impossible to tell without eval. See the dentist for evaluation. As a general rule: you should seek professional help for any unusual dental or medical issue that lasts more than three days or re-occurs more than three times over separate occasions. More than 3 days? It may be bigger than you think. ...Read more

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I've been told i have gastritis and its eroded my stomach lining and made an ulcer. I feel as though my food is getting stuck now is this normal?

I've been told i have gastritis and its eroded my stomach lining and made an ulcer. I feel as though my food is getting stuck now is this normal?

Yes: Most ulcers of the stomach are associated with edema of tissue. In prepyloric area temporary blockage of food can occur. In the GE junction blockage can occur making it difficult to swallow. Use of antiacids, H2blockers to reduce acid production and possible antibiotics to eliminate H. Pylori if necessary should be employed followed by gastroscopy bx of ulcer if immediate healing does not occur. ...Read more

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Can someone physiologically explain how ulcerative colitis impacts digestive tract and the lining? Do the ulcers appear as shallow?

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 more

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Are gummy vitamins easier on the stomach lining than capsules and softgels if you believe you may have an ulcer?

Likely no difference: It is generally not felt to be the vehicle of a medication (pill, capsule, liquid etc) that is the culprit of the side effect of GI upset. Rather, it is generally attributable to the active ingredient, in this case vitamins. ...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