What are the most common symptoms of peptic ulcer?

Stomach Pain. Most common symptom of peptic ulcer is having burning pain in your upper abdomen that is worse when you haven't eaten and gets temporarily better with food. See this link for more information: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/peptic-ulcer/ds00242.

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My mom in hospital 30 days. Signs, symptoms of peptic ulcer's. Ruptured. Bleed to death there. It was known but not mentioned. Avoidable. Why was surgery, treatment, advising not done? Thanks.

I am very sorry. I am truly so sorry for your loss. Understanding why may help ease the hurt, anger. Active bleeding ulcers can have a 10-14 percent mortality, & esophageal perforation, producing even greater rates. Medicine that prevent bleeding from stopping, such as motrin, don't help the situation. Making sure nothing congenital present, like a bleeding disorder, may help prevent this tragedy from recurring. Read more...
Well, uh. The stress of an operation or hospitalization can increase the risk of an ulcer. Why was she there? Was she on non steroidal, or steroidal drugs? Was she getting a medication for her stomach? Who knew and didn't mention ( about the ulcers). There is a lot 2 this question. Death from GI bleed from an ulcer during hospitalization would require close exam of record to determine negligence. Read more...

What can I do to ease the symptoms of a peptic ulcer?

Acid reducing meds. 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...

How are symptoms different between gastritis and gastric/peptic ulcer?

They can overlap. Some symptoms of gastritis and gastric ulcer can be the same - abdominal pain and discomfort. Some times an ulcer can cause more severe pain and if it is causing bleeding people will have black bowel movements or "melena " as a result. Sometimes an evaluation by a physician with lab work and possibly EGD (scope to look in stomach to visualize esophagus and stomach lining) is the only way to tell. Read more...

I am experiencing symptoms of a peptic ulcer. How long should I take OTC Prilosec for it?

Peptic ulcer? since you didn't specify the symptoms, it's not clear exactly what you're treating. If you're having upper digestive tract pain or burning, I would not use OTC Prilosec for longer than two weeks. If your pain persists after two weeks of the medication, see your doctor. Good luck. Read more...

What are the symptoms of a peptic ulcer compared to colon cancer?

Burning pain. Burning epigastric pain 90 min-3 hours after meals relieved by food is probably the most distinguishing symptom from colon cancer. Other symptoms, like weight loss, blood in stool can be seen in both. Altered bowel habits and anemia are other symptoms/signs found in colon cancer. Read more...
Different. Ulcers generally cause upper abdominal pain, burning, radiation to back.Can include nausea, black tarry stools and weight loss. Colorectal cancer symptoms include blood in stool, change in bowels and weight loss. Read more...