Can peptic ulcers be caused by vomiting or is it the ulcers that cause the vomiting?

Yes. Peptic ulcers can cause vomiting due to gastric irritation. They are frequently caused by infection with a bacteria called h pylori and should be treated appropriately.

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Why do I always feel like vomitting when I take pills? Even contraception pills make me vomit. This happened after I found out I had peptic ulcer

Common. Nausea is a common side effect of the strong hormones present in birth control pills. A peptic ulcer may also contribute since ulcers are caused by a specific infection of the stomach lining. Clearing up that infection may help or not. In women with n/v with bcp, NuvaRing or an iud may prevent that side effect. Read more...

What is the best thing to drink and eat with a peptic ulcer if vomiting and servere stomach pain?

Ulcer diet. hello ~ in the 50s and 60s before the advent of tagamet (cimetidine) we used to push the " MILK DIET", and this was milk thought then to neutralise the HCl in the stomach. Well of course milk is too little but we now use very fancy drugs to reduce acid. But there are still "ulcer diets" you can get by Google. BUT anything bland,not spicy, no alcohol, shd do it ! Read more...

Could bulimia nervousa cause peptic ulcer?

Yes. Gagging and inducing vomiting cause stomach contents which are acidic to erode the esophagus thus sometimes leading to gastric/esophageal reflux problems. Read more...