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What are Main symptoms and sign of stomach ulcer? And what is the epidemology ?

What are Main symptoms and sign of stomach ulcer? And what is the epidemology ?

Ulcer: With stomach ulcer the pain gets worse with food, with small intestine ulcer the pain is worse while hungry and in the middle of the night. The most common causes of user is H Pylori infection, Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory medications like Motrin, Smoking and Alcohol. ...Read more

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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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What are some signs of an ulcer? And what tests do they perform to see if you have one?

What are some signs of an ulcer? And what tests do they perform to see if you have one?

Pain in upper abdome: Symptoms of peptic ulcer are pain in abdomen anywhere from navel to breast bone, pain worse on empty stomach and better after eating, flares up at night, relief by taking acid supressors, disappear for few days and return again, nausea and vomiting, vomiting blood sometime, unexplained weight loss tests are endoscopy preferred, upper GI xrays, not done much these days as endoscopy gives you the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a corneal ulcer?

What are the signs of a corneal ulcer?

Many: Redness, pain , photophobia, tearing, blurred vision, foreign body sensation. If you thinl you have a corneal ulcer, an exam is warranted asap to prevent permanent visual loss. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a stomach ulcer for women that suffer from bulimia?

What are the signs of a stomach ulcer for women that suffer from bulimia?

GI: Stomach ulcers are very serious. Pt may have severe reflux that reflects as nausea and vomiting. Bright red blood when they throw up. This are very serious signs and should see an specialist. ...Read more

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What are Main symptoms and sign of stomach ulcer? And what is the epidemology ?

Ulcer: With stomach ulcer the pain gets worse with food, with small intestine ulcer the pain is worse while hungry and in the middle of the night. The most common causes of user is H Pylori infection, Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory medications like Motrin, Smoking and Alcohol. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of a stomach ulcer that I can feel?

What are the signs and symptoms of a stomach ulcer that I can feel?

Stomach pain : Discomfort in the upper stomach after eating, burning sensation, bloating, sometimes with nausea. In some cases "hunger pains" early in the morning or need to eat snacks throughout the day. In the case of a bleeding ulcer a main warning sign is black and tarry stool or throwing up blood either red or rusty or "coffee grounds". If this happens see a doctor or go to an emergency room immediately. ...Read more

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Signs of ulcers in the liver in a diagram?

Signs of ulcers in the liver in a diagram?

Ulcer and Liver: Ulcer is a disease of mucosa. It is a crater like lesion that occurs in the intestinal tract such as esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines. Ulcer is not seen in the liver and thus there is no diagram for it. ...Read more

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Are non-healing ulcers a sign of cancer?

Are non-healing ulcers a sign of cancer?

Possibly: Non-healing ulcers in the gastrointestinal tract can certainly be associated with cancer and should be followed closely. This mainly pertains to stomach ulcers but atypical intestinal ulcers have a potential for cancer as well. In general, most ulcers should heal within 8 week on proper therapy, in most people. There are, however, always exceptions and close follow up is recommended. ...Read more

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After eating i feel very bloated and nauseous, are all these ulcer signs?

After eating i feel very bloated and nauseous,  are all these ulcer signs?

Expasnsion: Cereal, starches, and other foods often expand after it is eaten and absorbs all of the liquid that it can. Sometimes eating more slowly helps you control portion sizes and reduce that bloated feeling and nausea. If symptoms persist it would be wise to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I have signs and symptoms of gastric ulcer?

Why do I have signs and symptoms of gastric ulcer?

Non-specific : Common symptoms of PUD including abd pain, nausea, vomiting, early satiety or loss of appetite can be seen in a variety of conditions besides gastric ulcers. ...Read more

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Is having a white spot in the iris area a sign of corneal ulcer?

Is having a white spot in the iris area a sign of corneal ulcer?

Depends: A white spot on the cornea could mean a corneal ulcer and is usually associated with pain. The iris is inside the eye, the cornea in the clear dome over the eye. ...Read more

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My aunt had ulcer and now doctors r saying it HS developed as a sign of cancer.What is the probability to cure it?

My aunt had ulcer and now doctors r saying it HS developed as a sign of cancer.What is the probability to cure it?

Depends on stage: I assume you are talking about a stomach ulcer. If it is cancer, the chances of curing it are related to the depth of the stomach cancer. You also have to know whether or not it has spread to the lymph nodes. Early stage stomach cancer with negative lymph nodes can be treated very effectively with excellent outcomes. Talk to your oncologist and/or surgeon for more details. ...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