Can bacterial infections cause ulcers?

Yes. A bacteria called helicobacter pylori is the most common cause of ulcers. The bacteria can be treated by antibiotics. It can be detected on endoscopy or stool or breath tests. Ulcers can also be caused by too much Aspirin or antinflammatory medications.
Yes. H. Pylori bacteria in the stomach are associated with stomach ulcers. If you have a stomach ulcer, you will probably be tested for the bacteria, and if you have it, you can take antibiotics to get rid of it, and reduce your chances of having another ulcer. Not all ulcers are caused by bacteria, though. Some are caused by Aspirin or nsaids, and some other medicines.
Yes. There is a bacterium in the stomach, helicobacter pylori, that can cause ulcers. Documentation of this bacterium is important because eradication of such reduces the chance of ulcer recurrence by 95%.
Yes. Helicobacter pylori is the bacteria that has been implicated as a common cause of ulcers. This bacteria thrives in the highly acidic environment of the stomach where it was previously thought that no bacteria could survive in the acid. In addition to the already mentioned other causes (anti-inflammatory medications and aspirin), alcohol can also "weaken" the stomach lining allowing ulcers to form.

Related Questions

What are some possible causes for recurring bacterial infections?

A few. More commonly maybe the initial infection was never killed off properly, maybe, the host environment is conducive for bacterial growth, maybe the bacteria was resistent to the initial treament....Area of the infection is not kept clean.....To name a few.

What is some possible causes for reoccurring bacterial infections?

Wrong PH. The vagina needs acidic ph. Antibiotics first, then vinager douching followed by probiotics via pills (provela) or yogurt like activia or danactive.

What could cause continous vaginal bacterial infections?

Several things. Incomplete treatment comes to mind. If you didn't finish your course of antibiotics, you could have grown some resistant bugs. Although not strictly an std, it is possible that a sexual partner could have re-infected you if you had sex during treatment. You might also consider using a probiotic to replenish your natural vaginal flora and re-establish a proper ph. See your ob-gyn for more ideas.

What causes a bacterial infection to develop and can it keep you from concieving?

Bacteria/opportunist. Bacteria are basic opportunists. They grow & reproduce anywhere they find a source of moisture & nutrients, if a germ like chlamydia or gonococcus are introduced into the female genital tract, they can find plenty of nutrients along the linings. Over time they can produce scarring of the inside of delicate structures like the fallopian tubes & reduce fertility.

Can bacterial infection cause gallbladder disease?

Other way around. Gallbladder disease is almost always secondary to gallstones blocking the cystic duct that empties the gallbladder. Persistent blockage leads to acute inflammation of the gallbladder called acute cholecystitis. Studies have shown that the bile is secondarily infected with bacteria approximately 15% of the time.
Gallstones. Gallstones are formed in the gallbladder and may not cause symptoms. Gallstones in the gallbladder are associated with bacteria in the bile and if the bile in the gallbladder gets infected it causes cholecystitis which makes you very unwell and requires surgery to remove the gallbladder.