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What Are The Symptoms Of A peptic ulcer?

A: Symptoms of a peptic ulcer include a burning sensation in the stomach, nausea, spitting up blood through vomiting or coughing, and generalized abdominal pain. These symptoms are usually more prevalent when certain foods are eaten, particularly foods containing a number of spices or tomato products. Tomatoes are an extremely acidic food. The most common symptom of a peptic ulcer is burning pain. This may be felt anywhere from the navel to the breastbone, it may last seconds to hours, and it is often worse on an empty stomach. Burning pain is the common symptom of peptic ulcers. Stomach acids touching the ulcer cause...


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What is the timeline of a peptic ulcer?

A: From your girlfriends history of taking alot of ibuprofen, it would be the main cause of her peptic ulcer. especially if she took it on an empty stomach. Not recommended. Canada has an excellant health Care system. peptic ulcers are a funny thing. Sometimes they are not discovered until the last minute. The fact that your girlfriend had stomach pain for a longtime. Im surprised if she did not have an ultrasound or a gastroscope. If she did, the ulcer may of not been present when these procedures have been done. Why not ask your docotrs, they will be more than happy to explain her situation in great lenght. In medicine there is no such thing as a stupid question....


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peptic ulcer/Stress/Hiatus Hernia/Reflux Oesphagitus

A: These are all still currently being studied. There is a belief that there is a corrolation between stress and ulcers, etc. Except I believe for the hiatal hernia, I don''t believe this is stress related, this is more of a genetic nature. I am curious, are you trying to file a medical claim? If so, it will be a very long, uphill, and expensive battle that you probably will not win. These conditions can also be caused by certain bacterias, hence the continuing studies. Hi Again, I need a medical opinion from a professional regarding the link between 1.Stress -2.peptic ulcer/Reflux Oesphagitus - 3. Hiatus Hernia. I have been suffering this for some years now...After mis treatment and bullying in the Millitary...
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will any or all of onions, garlic,cucumber,watermelon,cabbage or tomatoes be helpful or dangerous in curing peptic ulcer.

A: peptic ulcer Diet Unfortunately, not even a doctor can tell you what foods are going to affect your ulcers. This is because foods affect each person differently. ulcers are caused by a buildup of stomach acid which causes stores in the stomach lining. Eventually the stomach lining becomes so damaged that the stomach literally tries to digest itself. While I'm sure this is causing some very bad mental pictures, there are some things that you can do to help your ulcers. A first and most important thing the you can do is take a look at your diet to see what you are eating when your ulcers flare up. The best way to keep track of this is to...
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I may have a stomach or peptic ulcer, can I remedy by taking a probiotic and eating yogurt?

A: About 2/3 of stomach ulcers are caused by infection with a bacteria known as H. pylori, and someone won a Nobel Prize for figuring that out. Probiotics and yogurt will not cure an infection. Most of the other 1/3 are associated with taking NSAID drugs like asprin, with drinking alcohol, and/or with smoking. Probiotics and yogurt will not remedy those either. If you really think you have an ulcer, you should see a doctor who can prescribe the appropriate medicines (antibiotics and antacids). The Wikipedia entry mentions that probiotics might help treat H. pylori, when used in conjunction with *standard medical treatments*. When you see the doctor, you can ask her about adding protective bacteria to your diet. A bacterial infection in your...


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Does glutamine promote the healing of peptic ulcers?

A: Glutamine promotes the healing of peptic ulcers. In a double-blind study of 57 patients with peptic ulcers, 24 took 1.6 grams of glutamine per day, while the rest used conventional therapies, such as antacids and antispasmodics. Glutamine proved to be the more effective treatment. According to X-ray analysis, half of the glutamine patients showed complete healing within two weeks, and 22 of the 24 showed complete relief and healing within four weeks. In addition, cabbage juice, which is very beneficial in the healing of ulcers, is quite high in glutamine....


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Need diet for peptic ulcers. snack food, breakfast, lunch. Thank you.

A: Dietary advice for peptic ulcer  For burning caused by peptic ulcers, you can get immediate relief by having a glass of lukewarm milk with two teaspoons of castor oil added to it. The milk will soothe the irritated lining of your stomach and castor oil will provide relief. There are some rules you can follow generally as well. Drink excessive water, which will dilute the acid produced by your stomach and give you relief. Drink cool fluids and avoid eating and drinking hot stuff. Quit smoking, since it irritates the stomach lining. For a proper schedule, you must begin with having five to six small meals in a day as opposed to three big ones. Breakfast should be bananas and cold milk...
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What Are The Symptoms Of A peptic ulcer?

A: Symptoms of a peptic ulcer include a burning sensation in the stomach, nausea, spitting up blood through vomiting or coughing, and generalized abdominal pain. These symptoms are usually more prevalent when certain foods are eaten, particularly foods containing a number of spices or tomato products. Tomatoes are an extremely acidic food. The most common symptom of a peptic ulcer is burning pain. This may be felt anywhere from the navel to the breastbone, it may last seconds to hours, and it is often worse on an empty stomach. Several symptoms may include aggravated stomach acid, vomiting of blood, dark blood in stool, unexplanined weight loss, and changes in appetite....


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New drugs updates regarding peptic ulcers treatment?

A: How recent are you talking when you say "new drugs"? The link below has names of medicines which are used in peptic ulcer disease but not all of them are new. Give me a time frame you are looking for and I''ll confirm. http://www.drugs.com/condition/peptic-ulcer.html...


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What over the counter medication can help a peptic ulcer

A: To treat peptic ulcers, most people need to take medicines that reduce the amount of acid in the stomach....
 
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