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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. Nicholas Karyotakis
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Stomach Ulcer (Definition)

Stomach ulcers, also called peptic ulcers, are erosions in the wall of the stomach that can result in bleeding or pain. They can be caused by ibuprofen and similar medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or by infection with a bacteria called H. pylori that ...Read more


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What can I do for my stomach ulcer without going to a doctor?

What can I do for my stomach ulcer without going to a doctor?

Worry about stomach: If you really have an ulcer in your stomach (found by x-ray or endoscopy) please don't self-medicate without a doctor's advice. Ulcers can bleed (sometimes massively), perforate the stomach, obstruct stomach emptying. Sometimes, an ulcer can form in a cancer so to avoid this possibility it is important to make sure the ulcer actually heals. Relief of ulcer symptoms doesn't always mean healing. ...Read more

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I think i may have a stomach ulcer. When should I see a doctor?

I think i may have a stomach ulcer. When should I see a doctor?

PEPTIC ULCER: It depends on your sx. If you are sick now, go see md for advice and rx. ...Read more

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Can a stomach ulcer disappear without seeing a doctor? Any home remedies?

Can a stomach ulcer disappear without seeing a doctor? Any home remedies?

Stomach ulcer: Stomach ulcers may heal if they are not continuing to be irritated by food, alcohol, or acid from reflux. However, some ulcers can be caused by a bacterial infection H pylori and need a regimen of meds including an antibiotic for cure. In the meantime you can take a proton pump inhibitor like Prilosec and antacids. Avoid irritating food and drink. Sleep with your head elevated at 45 degrees. ...Read more

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What if i suspect I have a stomach ulcer, should I see the doctor to confirm and treat?

What if i suspect I have a stomach ulcer, should I see the doctor to confirm and treat?

No: Massage affects circulation and sometimes the contour of the nipple. Hormones and body weight affect the size of the breast. Weight training can affect how the breast sits on the chest. A plastic surgeon can evaluate you for options in changing your breast size, but as a physical medicine doctor, i emphasize posture, weight, and bra design as the first steps in changing your silhouette. ...Read more

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Can any doc explain why avoid certain foods when you have a stomach ulcer when they're actually alkalising?

Can any doc explain why avoid certain foods when you have a stomach ulcer when they're actually alkalising?

Unsure about ?: Actually diet has very little to do in causing stomach ulcer although coffee and tea tend to stimulate more acid production and NSAID should be avoided. I presume you have been checked for H pylori infection. ...Read more

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Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a stomach ulcer or something else?

Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a stomach ulcer or something else?

EGD endoscopy: This can be diagnosed best by esophageal, gastric and duodenal (EGD) endoscopy. Patient with stomach ulcer may notice epigastric pain, acid regurgitation or postprandial abdominal pain. If you are symptomatic it is suggested that you see a gastroenterologist to have an upper GI endoscopic examination. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with stomach ulcer?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with stomach ulcer?

Less common: Stomach ulcers were very common 40-50 years ago. They still occur, but are not nearly as common. Some of the decrease is due to medicines like tagamet and nexium, (esomeprazole) but they were declining even before tagamet came out. Still if you have persistent pain in your upper abdomen, especially with burning, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, Now I had severe gastritis and stomach ulcer, I want to cure it. Help me please ?

Hi doctor,
Now I had severe gastritis and stomach ulcer, I want to cure it. Help me please 
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Gastritis/ Ulcer: It would be irresponsible for Healthtap doctors to recommend home 'cures' for such serious conditions. The needed information is not available. Furthermore - this portion of Healthtap is designed to provide medical education - not for patient treatment. Would encourage you to work with your medical provider on this. Take care. ...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


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