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Why does acid secretion go up in duodenal ulcers but down in gastric ulcers? by pathologystudent Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 8:05am Q. I would be highly obliged if you can help me out on one thing. Being an average student, I refer to a textbook by a local author. He writes, “in gastric ulcer the value of basal acid output (BAO) and maximal acid output (MAO) are usually normal or slightly below normal” and “higher values are found in duodenal ulcer.” I am confu ... Read on »
SC Complication: Gastric Ulcers by Tosin Ola Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 14 Sep 2010 2:13am Written by Sickle Cell Warrior on 14 September 2010 A gastric ulcer is an erosion (think wound) in the lining of the stomach. It is usually caused by alochol, NSAIDs (Motrin, Aleve, Aspirin), smoking or spicy foods. Patients with sickle cell are prone to this complication because we often ta ... Read on »
Modern Perspectives on Stomach Ulcers by DigestBetter .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNONCER: Peptic ulcer disease is a common gastrointestinal disorder that affects an estimated four million Americans. The problem occurs when the tissue lining the stomach or upper part of the small intestine becomes eroded. JENNIFER CHRISTIE, MD: There is a break in the normal gastric or small intestinal mucosa. And the mucosa is the lining of ... Read on »
Is Helicobacter the only bacteria that causes stomach ulcers? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm Barry Marshall won the 2005 Nobel Price in Medicine for proving that stomach ulcers are caused by bacteria called Helicobacter pylori. Several papers have shown that a type of stomach cancer called MALT is caused by the same bacteria that causes stomach ulcers and that many cases of MALT stomach cancers can be cured by taking antibiotics to kil ... Read on »
Stomach Ulcers Sending Fewer Americans to the Hospital by Medline Plus Posted Wed 11 Aug 2010 9:00am Improved understanding, treatment have led to fewer severe cases, CDC team says Wednesday, August 11, 2010 WEDNESDAY, Aug. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Recent advances in understanding the cause of severe peptic ulcers, along with better treatments, may be driving a decline in their incidence, a new study ... Read on »
Study: Bad breath may be linked to stomach ulcers, cancer by Kathlyn S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 23 Nov 2008 9:43pm Persistent halitosis could be an early clue to something more serious, according to a new report in theJournal of Medical Microbiology.     Helicobacter pylori, the same bacteria that causes stomach ulcers and is a cause of some gastric cancers, was present in 21 out of 326 Japanese people with halitosis and 16 out of 102 people with gum disea ... Read on »
Does H. Pylori Cause Stomach Ulcers? by Seth Roberts .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 10 Sep 2009 10:02pm In a previous post I said that the Nobel Prize to Barry Marshall and Robin Warren — for supposedly showing that H. pylori causes stomach ulcers — was a mistake. Because half the world has the bug in their stomach, and only a tiny fraction of them get ulcers, the true cause of those ulcers lies elsewhere, probably with an impaired immune system. ... Read on »
Nobel-Prize Cluelessness (stomach ulcers) by Seth Roberts .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Apr 2009 11:05pm 1 Comment Wherein the Nobel Prize is given for discoveries that are wrong. From a New Scientist article about medical self-experimentation: Junior doctor Barry Marshall was sure the medical establishment was wrong about the cause of stomach ulcers. The received wisdom was that they were caused primarily by lifestyle factors, but Marshall and pathologi ... Read on »
ULCERS (GASTRIC AND DUODENAL-PARINAMA SULAM) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Asana Name: BOWING DOWN POSTURE (BHUNAMANASANA) Good For: ARTHRITIS (STIFF-JOINTS) CONSTIPATION HERNIA PILES ULCERS (GASTRIC AND DUODENAL-PARINAMA SULAM) Instruction: THE BHUNAMANASANA IS ESPECIALLY RECOMMENDED FOR FIRMING THE MUSCLES OF THE HIPS AND WAIST. THIS ASANA IS EASIER FOR WOMEN THEN MEN. 1. SI ... Read on »
Peptic Ulcer Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Peptic ulcer disease (gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer) is a common health problem. Approximately 20 million Americans will suffer from an ulcer once in their lifetime. An ulcer is a break in the lining of the stomach or in the first part of the small intestine (the duodenum), a result of erosion caused by the stomach’s natural acids. ... Read on »