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How viral corneal ulcers due to HSV produce loss of sensation but painful at same time?

HSV= Herpes Simplex Virus So, while reading about HSV keratitis I've come across a confusion, Dendritic ulcers of HSV produce extremely irritating ulcer (Parson 22ed pg180) dendritic ulcers of ...
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How can a ruptured ulcer all the way in the duodenum, cause kidney failure?

The famous Nobel Prize winning physicist is said to have died because "A ruptured duodenal ulcer caused kidney failure", leading to his death 12 days later. I understand that the kidney ...
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What is the exact medical evidence which UDCA might worsen the symptom of gastric ulcer patient?

In South Korea and Japan, the FDA label of UDCA (Ursodeoxycholic acid) says 'UDCA might worsen the symptom of gastric ulcer patient because UDCA stimulates mucous membrane. Therefore, gastric ulcer ...
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Gallbladder/Ulcer Pain

Is it possible that duodenal ulcer (diagnosed with an endoscopy) could trigger gallbladder dyskinesia (diagnosed with a HIDA scan).
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Can a stomach endoscope miss a peptic ulcer

I had a stomach endoscope as part of my general health check. They weren't told to check for a peptic ulcer but I'd assume given my symptoms of gas they would have looked for it. It came back with no ...
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Does antacid increase intestinal and stomach ulcers?

My mother has been suffering from a disease that looks predominantly stomach and intestinal ulcer. The doctor has recommended medicines, and also endoscopy. However, we wanted to have a second opinion....
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Is corneal ulcer contagious?

My father is suffering from corneal ulcer. So, I want to know if it is contagious. Materials on the net are not correct, and proposals in the same article (like this) contradict each other. That's why ...
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Aphthous ulcer in pancreatic cancer

My father is 70 years old and is almost seven months struggling with Pancreatic Cancer stage IV.Recently there are a dozens of aphthous ulcer in his mouth and he can't eat anything for a week. Have ...
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how long can H.Pylori last if not cured?

Is it possible for H.Pylori to last for 10 years if not cured properly?
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Is stress linked to ulcers? What causes ulcers — let alone bleeding ulcers?

People are always telling me to stop stressing so much otherwise I'll develop ulcers, and it seems to me, that for a long time stress was often associated with the development of ulcers. But I believe ...
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is 1.319 IU/ML Helicobacter Pylori IGG normal?

Doctor suggested me H-pylori Stool test & now I have the report which indicates: Test Name:Helicobacter Pylori IgG Result:1.319 IU/ML Normal Ranges: < 0.9 --> Negative 0.9-1.0 --> ...
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What to do about throat ulcers?

I've had throat ulcers for five days now; there are multiple lesions throughout my throat. In the past few days, I've also noticed that my face has been breaking out, somewhat similar to the chicken ...
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Can ulcer pain be distinguished from gallstone pain?

When referred to a gastroenterologist for intermittent pain in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen (slightly under the rib cage), my friend was told that she probably had an ulcer and the doctor ...