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What R The Syptoms For An Ulcer
Pain/nausea: Symptoms of peptic ulcer can vary, but most common symptoms are burning or sharp pains in upper stomach, usually worse before and after meals. They can be caused by use of Aspirin or Motrin and other nsaids. If not treated, they can cause internal bleeding, which need medical attention. Go see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
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
What is wrong if I have stomach ulcers for 3 years. I am on 40g losac and sometimes have to go up to 60g. Is there surgery r anything to help.
Ulcers: See a gastroenterologist for an evaluation and then a possible referral to a surgeon. ...Read more
My GI put me on a baby food diet for 4weeks to help heal my ulcer. Also taking Dexilant , would I get better? What r the chances?
Ulcer: Dexilant is fine. It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. You did not mention if you are also taking antibiotics. Did you get an endoscopy? Do you know if your were tested for H. Pylori ? Most ulcers -- 80% of stomach ulcers and 90% of those in the duodenum, the upper end of the small intestine -- develop because of infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). ...Read more
What is the syptoms of h pylori , how do you get rid of it, and does it cause ulcers, and what are the symptoms. Thank you?
Gastritis/yes/yes: H.Pylori is a bacteria that infects the stomache lining. The symptoms are usually upper abdominal pain and burning sensation, dyspepsia or gastritis. It can cause peptic ulcer disease and even stomache cancers. It can be cured by combination antibiotic treatment with amoxicillin, metronidazole, biaxin along with a proton pump inhibitor such as pantaprozole or omipprazole given for 10 to 14 days. ...Read more
Gnawing pain/None: Interestingly, one can have a severe gnawing pain in the middle and upper stomach and some have no symptoms at all. Usually painful and will go away at times with use of antacids, zantac type drugs, Prilosec type drugs and food. If you are concerned about an ulcer, please see your pcp or GI doctor. There are tests to help find out and procedures to help diagnosis and heal. Cancer can cause it! ...Read more
Probably not: I often recommend patients avoid the er if at all possible. If you can wait until the next day to see your doc or urgent care center, you will not have to wait hours and save some money. But if you are going to be miserable and uncomfortable all night, you have to decide. If you have red flags (chest pain, vomiting, bleeding, etc) you should seek urgent care now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If u r diagnosed with herpes type 2...Have unprotected sex.....And the next morning u develop an ulcer.....Were u contagious the nite of sex...?
Probably: You can be contagious with no ulcer or sore at all. ...Read more
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