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What Medicine Would Be Good To Get Rid Of Alcer Stomac Pains
Ulcer Pains?: Stomach ulcers are generally caused by an increase in stomach acid or reduction of gastric mucus. Some causes are stress and infection. If anti-acid and diet changes aren't effective, see a dr. They can prescribe a proton pump inhibitor which is very effective. It is important to get treatment because complications can occur such as stomach perforation which can cause internal bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was told i had acid reflux 3 mo ago. I had sore throat upper stomach pains and some heartburn. Now ulcers on throat. What to do to get rid of them?
Treatable...: Stomach ulcers are usually caused by either taking anti-inflammatory drugs (e.g. Motrin, ibuprofen, naprosyn (naproxen) or aspirin) or bacterial infection with helicobacter pylori. Treatment of the ulcer includes removal or eradication of the offending agent (e.g. Drugs or infection) and acid suppressive therapy with drugs like Omeprazole (prilosec). Benign peptic ulcers usually heal within weeks. ...Read more
Is their a surgical way to get rid of stomach ulcers? If so what would my options be. Iv been in hospital twice-three times a year
At 16 years: Of age, seek a good gastro-enterologist! if necessary go to a large medical center for consult. ...Read more
What should someone with stomach ulcers do for costochondritis? I have heard from many doctors that IV steroids should get rid of it.
Diet: Avoidance of coffee, alcohol, carbonated drinks, no smoking. Small meals, bland diet, nothing spicy. Ranitidine or a proton pump inhibitor- if available over the counter: omeprazole, lansoprazole, if above measures not enough to control symptoms. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms at next visit. ...Read more
PPI's and avoidance: Ulcers if bleeding can be treated if they are cauterized during endoscopy. But basic way to treat ulcer is with meds called ppi's- this is nexium, protonix, dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) prevacid, prilosec...Etc. This keeps the acid down and allows ulcer time to heal. Avoiding things that make ulcer worse also helps-like alcohol, nsaids or Aspirin or steroids or smoking etc. If assoc w h.Pylori-treating this helps. ...Read more
Canker sores: are not pleasant and can be very painful. Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (the cause is not known) and recurrent aphthous ulcers are usually self-limiting. Your dentist may prescribe an antimicrobial mouth rinse corticosteroid ointment to control the pain and irritation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mouth ulcers: There are a number of causes of mouth ulcers and most will heal within 7-10 days. If yours does not heal, feels like it is getting worse or you have swelling or increasing pain, then it is important to see a dentist. In the meantime avoid hot, spicy and acidic foods and drinks. OTC pain medications will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aphthous ulcers: Try a product called kanka. A generic version is also available at walgreens. It gives almost instant relief of the pain and lasts for up to an hour. Aside from tasting bad it is harmless. ...Read more
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