What is the treatment for gastric ulcer nd healing time.?

Depends. Bacterial infection, medication, chemical exposure (alcohol, tobacco, etc.) can all contribute to ulcer formation and affect how it heals. Acid reducer, antibiotic, coating agent, alcohol and tobacco cessation all help. If you're not diabetic and not taking steroid or other known mucosal irritants, healing is usually expected in ~ 6 wks. Beware that some ulcers are due to tumors.

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Considering possible complications and treatment-difficulties, is a gastric ulcer more worrisome or a duodenal ulcer?

Yes. Duodenal ulcers have no risk of ever being cancerous. On the other hand there is a small, but real 2-5% risk of gastric ulcers being cancerous. Therefore, all gastric ulcers need verification that they have healed. Read more...
Gastric ulcer. Although the wall is thinner in the duodenum, meaning perforation is higher. Gastric ulcers could be cancerous, while duodenal ulcers are never cancerous. Read more...

Does antibiotic damage liver? My grandma have cirrhosis gastric ulcer and gastritis? How to treatment?

Which antibiotic? No medication is without potential side effect. Work w/your (grandma's) doc to determine if desired benefit exceeds potential risk. Some medications, such as paracetamol, are dangerous to liver in high doses. Others harm kidneys or stomach lining. Ask prescribing doc which medications are being used. Then search reputable references such as www.drugs.com & www.epocrates.com, etc. Good luck! Read more...

What is the best stomach ulcer treatment?

Depends on H.pylori. If helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with your ulcer, then treatment of it is requisite.Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are a number of antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating the infection. After completion of antibiotics, check stool to document clearance of the bug. Read more...

What is the best treatment for stomach ulcer?

Depends. 1) remove the cause for the ulcer (bacteria, medication such as aspirin/motrin, etc.), your doctor can help you figure it out. 2) allow ulcer to heal more quickly by acid blocking medications. Read more...
Acid blockers. Also known as proton pump inhibitors like Omeprazole etc. Are recommended for the treatment of ulcers. Otc antacids may help with short term symptom relief but will not heal ulcers. If h. Pylori bacterium is present you will need antibiotics as well. Avoid any nsaids, or Aspirin and make sure you eat light avoiding heavy, spicy and acidic foods, including citrus, sodas, caffeine, alcohol & smoking. Read more...

IS there any home treatment for stomach ulcer?

Yes indeed. Take an antacid regularly (not only for pain or other symptoms). Also, probably acid blocking medications are available in pharmacies, probably without prescription (cimetidine, omeprazole, and several others). A druggist can help choose the best one. Also avoid alcohol entirely and any foods that trigger pain or other symptoms. You should confirm this advice with doctor who diagnosed the ulcer. Read more...
Yes, many. There are many home treatments for stomach ulcer. Cabbage juice is among the best as research has proven it works: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1643665 For other options see http://www.earthclinic.com/cures/peptic_ulcer_disease.html and http://www.naturalnews.com/028644_stomach_ulcers_remedies.html. Read more...

Sir I have stomach ulcer since 5years what is the best treatment of this. I have pain in stomach 24hour?

Right treatment. Most important step is accurate diagnosis! if an md has confirmed pain comes from an ulcer & determined the kind, treatment likely included antibiotics (if the bacteria called h. Pylori was present) + a proton pump inhibitor (e.g., omeprazole) to reduce acid. If your ulcer didnt heal, other problems will need to be looked for, so it is important to let the treating doctor know. Do not handle alone. Read more...
Ulcers. Ulcers are typically treated with proton pump inhibitors such as omeprazole. If you have them occurring frequently, you need to see your doctor to get checked for h. Pylori and have a scope done to check for other problems. Contrary to myth, alcohol and spicy foods will not affect ulcers, however they will affect esophageal reflux. See your doctor as soon as possible. Read more...
See below. Stomach ulcers, like any other tissue injury, will heal on its own. Ulcers don't last 5 years. Ulcers should heal withing 2 months and if not have a high risk for being cancerous. Most who are told they have ulcers, (without an endoscopy to prove it) don't have ulcers. If you have persistent pain for 5 years you need to see your doctor and have an endoscopic evaluation. Read more...

Do many gastric ulcer patients respond to treatment with antibiotics?

Depends. If they have infection with helicobacter pylori which has been associated with some ulcers, the patients often improve with antibiotics and acid lowering medications. Read more...