Oct 14

Ulcers Symptoms

I also have really bad heartburn. I have had this since I was very young. I got an upper GI when I was 11, but nothing showed up.

Can someone please tell me what ALL the symptoms are of a stomach ulcer? Thanks.

A: Generally stomach ulcers show positive for heliobacter pylori or can be caused by overuse of NSAID’s such as ibuprofen.

Stomach ulcers can cause a lot of pain and are often aggrevated by highly acidic foods, such as currys, some fruit juices and alcohol, they can also be soothed by milk and eating generally.

If you do think you have a stomach ulcer, avoid medications such as ibuprofen and asprin because they can cause the ulcer to rupture, also if you ever experience coughing up blood or blood in the stool it is most likely from a perferated ulcer

Q: Flu like symptoms with mouth ulcers and sore jaw?
My husband has been sick on and off for a couple of months, he keeps getting flu like symptoms and then gets better for a week, a few days, then gets sick with the flu again, this time around he’s also been complaining of a sore jaw and has these painful ulcers in his mouth which makes it hard to eat, what could this all mean?

A: A Friend of mine had these symptoms and the doctor treated him for all kinds of common ailments, it turns out he had a yeast infection. He and his girl friend was treated with the same medication, Hers was vaginal his was oral.

Q: What are the symptoms of foot ulcers?
I know that foot ulcers are common mostly in diabetics, and though i’m not diabetic, diabetes runs in my family. my father is a type 2 diabetic. My problem is the sole of my foot has been sore for weeks, and the skin around is has gone hard, though it’s not as gory as the raw wounds on the internet. I’m worried that it could be the start of an ulcer.

A: An “ulcer” is an open sore.

it could be shallow, like a scrape or blister, or it could be deep, like a cut. it may be dry, or it may ooze a clear watery liquid, pus, blood, or all three.

It will usually have a red, swollen are around the outside, The bigger the red area, the worse the condition. Sometimes, you will see red streaks running from the wound and up your leg. That is the sign iof a very serious infection that needs immediate hospital care.

What YOU have sound like a callous — a thickening of the skin due to friction between your foot and your shoe.

Make sure you are wearing socks at all time.

You may simply need a new pair of shoes, or shoes that fits better.

Q: What causes ulcers and what are the symptoms?
And where can ulcers be found ? Is ulcers like cold sores in the mouth ?

A: http://www.healthscout.com/ency/68/119/main.html

Q: whats the difference in symptoms between mouth ulcers and oral cancer?
I’ve been having sore mouth in the inner cheeks and the gum for a couple of weeks…I get this every few weeks.

A: Try drinking more water.Brush your teeth after each meal and try cutting your salt by half..No chips or salty items..

Q: What are some symptoms that I have stomach ulcers?
How do I know; what does it feel like, what are some symptoms?

A: Here is a link that will tell you all about them


Q: What are symptoms of throat ulcers?
I have acid reflux and I just want to know when I should be worried i guess.

A: http://www.wrongdiagnosis.com/sym/throat_ulcers.htm

Q: What are the symptoms of peptic ulcers disease?
In the groups between 28 to 40years of age

A: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/hpylori/index.htm

What are the symptoms of an ulcer?

Abdominal discomfort is the most common symptom. This discomfort usually is a dull, gnawing ache comes and goes for several days or weeks occurs 2 to 3 hours after a meal occurs in the middle of the night (when the stomach is empty) is relieved by eating is relieved by antacid medications

Other symptoms include

weight loss
poor appetite

Some people experience only very mild symptoms, or none at all.

Emergency Symptoms
If you have any of these symptoms, call your doctor right away:

sharp, sudden, persistent stomach pain
bloody or black stools
bloody vomit or vomit that looks like coffee grounds

They could be signs of a serious problem, such as
perforation—when the ulcer burrows through the stomach or duodenal wall bleeding—when acid or the ulcer breaks a blood vessel

obstruction—when the ulcer blocks the path of food trying to leave the stomach

Q: what are the symptoms of ulcers?
i have heard that scientifically, stress causes stomach ulcers, right? so recently(for about a month)i have been stressing a lot about one of my best friends. now i have a headache(may be just allergies there)but my stomach hurts, i’m losing weight i get cold really really fast and sometimes i get really dizzy. could those be symptoms of ulcers?

A: You should try to chill a bit if you can as ulcers are from worring and stressing ad they really suck.You get sick sometimes when you eat and feel bloated and your stomach will start hurting as ulcers are caused from the acids from our stomachs and can really tear you up.I think your stressing a lot and thinking of your friend always but you need to start relaxing if possible as stress with wear you down fast .Heart attacks are caused by higher stress too.I had ulcers’ and now i have to tell myself to relax alot and no it doesn’t help much…lol

Q: How can I know if I have stomach ulcers or pancreatitis? How are the symptoms different?
I have pain in my upper abdomen and it feels like eating aggravates it. The pain can get so severe that it makes me vomit and I also have diarrhea. This has been going on for about 3 days now.

A: go to the hospital and do blood tests.
Good luck

Q: H. Pylori causes ulcers but what are the symptoms. My stomach is nauseous and i feel full plus i look abot 5 ?
months pregnant. I was told 3 years ago i had H. Pylori, went on some antibiotics but nothing after that.
I feel like crap tonight, does one round of antibiotics get rid of H. Pylori ? And is it possible some complication with that could be causing these stomach problems of mine to keep recurring?

A: my son tested positive for h pylori, he just finished his 2 week tripke therapy and was told that it can come back later in the future

Q: Can severe stress cause you to get ulcers? What are the symptoms when you have this condition? I also get?
panic attacts amI possibly waiting too long to take medication.zanax. Its prescribed up to 4 a day but I usually wait till I start feeling sick.

A: Zanax is very addictive. Yes ulcers can come from stress. My ulcer became evident after I ate. Got very nauseous. Had to lay off all greasy food. Took meds. It finally healed. Try some web sites about stree and how to combat it. What is stressing you? Can you avoid it? Do you have a chance to relax during the day? We all have a little stress but some are overwhelmed with it. Exercise helps as does a good diet. Prayer and meditation helps. Find something that suits your lifestyle. Good luck.

Q: Symptoms- Lots of tiny little mouth ulcers, fatigue, hair loss, headaches. What could be causing this?
For the last 6 weeks or more ive been getting lots of tiny little mouth ulcers all through my mouth. Some start to heal but then new ones form. Ive also been losing a bit of hair for the last few months. Aswell as feeling fatigued & getting headaches. What could be causing these?

A: id say u best get to a dr!!!

Q: I think I have or may be getting ulcers in my stomach, what are the signs and symptoms?
and have you ever had them and what are they caused by? alot of times I have this real bad burning in my stomach and it hurts really bad, and if i drink something like orange juice it makes it worse. But it’s mainly just in the morning when this happens.

A: Could be heart burn. Go to the Doctor to find out for sure. Track what you eat. Certain foods trigger heart burn such as coffee (it’s a big one), tomato, including pizza, nuts, alcohol, ORANGE JUICE and many other foods with acid. Don’t eat and then lay down. Don’t eat before bed. Take an ant-acid such as tumbs. You may need something stronger such as over the counter Zantac.

Q: Can severe emotional stress cause symptoms in the stomach that are related to ulcers, but not actually ulcers?
About an hour after I eat I get dull heavy feeling in my stomach and sometimes some sharp pains. they last momentarily and come and go throughout after I had a meal. But I am stressed out a lot so can it be from that? I am scared cause I do not know if I have an ulcer

A: Stress can cause quite an array of digestive symptoms. but be aware, stress can also cause ulcers, so just believing it is from stress does not rule out an ulcer or other problem. watch for blood in your stool or black stools, which will be the indication if you do have an ulcer that is bleeding. Try to reduce your stress level (some people try yoga, deep breathing, that kind of thing) and get regular exercise. Eat stuff that is low in sodium and saturated fats, and get plenty of fiber, and avoid alcohol. If you still are having problems with it that are impacting the rest of your life, I would highly suggest seeing a GI specialist to rule out any other problems that may need to be treated. good luck, hope this helps.

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