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Yes, of course. Helycobacter Pylorii is a gram- bacteria which live is acid envronment, like stomach or duodenum. Common thoughts are that since stomach is acid, HP should die during time. This is not true, because this bacteria has different "weapons" to survive: -urease: this enzyme uses urea in the stomach to produce ammonia and HCO3-(bicarbonate), ...


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Even a gastroenterologist may not be able to reliable differentiate between the stomach ulcer and gallstone pain just from history/physical examination. This is typical (but not obligatory): Gallstone pain: Sudden onset of pain in the upper part of the right abdominal quadrant, just below the lowest rib and about 4 inches from the sternal line (or more ...


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An EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) with biopsy has a sensitivity of 95% for diagnosing Peptic Ulcers. That means less than 5% are missed. Remember, this is on average. That doesn't sound amazing, but it's actually pretty good. This article talks about clinical predictors for ulcers, which are also very important in diagnosis. If someone has symptoms, ...


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You should see a GI doctor. There are two ways to treat gastric ulcers. With antacids (like calcium carbonate "Tums") that bind with the acid and neutralize it, and medications that block acid production like PPIs and H2 blockers. Neither cause excessive acid secretion. The notion that an antacid causes excessive secretion is not recorded anywhere. https://...


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There are a couple variables, let me explain. An ulcer itself is not contagious. It is just an open sore that won't heal properly. What exactly causes an ulcer to occur needs to be determined by a physician. Contact lense wearers and individuals whom scratch the cornea are more susceptible to ulcers and bacterial issues. The short answer is no the ulcer is ...


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Assuming you are certain that the oral ulceration you are referring to is aphthous stomatitis, pain killers should be considered, especially if hydration and nutrition are affected. Aphthous ulcers are a common oral mucosal lesion (1); most treatments focus on reducing pain and healing time. Based on your question, I'm assuming that your father is not ...


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Both a duodenal ulcer and gallbladder dyskinesia can result from stress. Duodenal ulcer and stress Biliary dyskinesia and stress Duodenal ulcer can, rarely, affect the opening of the common bile duct (sphincter of Oddi) into the duodenum and cause "sphincter of Oddi dysfunction" (PubMed), which is one type of "biliary dyskinesia." NOTE: It is important to ...


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Those test results indicate a positive result for traces of Helicobacter pylori in the sample given. No-one on here will give you any more medical advice. Go see your doctor with those results.


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Although no one can diagnose your problem over the internet, this is not uncommon in a number of viral infections, for one example, Herpes Simplex virus (HSV.) Usually people are exposed to HSV - the virus that causes cold sores - as children; in that case, little ulcers in the mouth and on the skin around the mouth are common. In adults exposed to HSV for ...


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