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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 »
LiRIS® Research Study in IC Patients with Hunner’s Ulcers & Lesions by Jill O. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted Thu 17 Oct 2013 5:07pm This is the first of two clinical trial announcements released by the ICN today, both featuring clinical trials for interstitial cystitis. This first study is evaluating the use of LiRIS in the treatment of Hunner’s lesions, aka ulcers. Early LiRIS pain studies found that some Hunner’s ulcers were responding to treatment, a result we have not ... Read on »
News for Colitis Sufferers: Nutritional Diet and Ulcerative Colitis by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm For sufferers of Ulcerative Colitis- it can be challenging learning what to eat and how to use food to heal the body, particularly the large intestine. Ulcerative colitis is a chronic and often painful inflammationof the colon. The cause of this disease is unknown, but dietary factors have long been suspected as playing some role in the ... Read on »
Natural remedy for mouth ulcer by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 6:33pm Try applying salt unto the mouth ulcer. It will be very painful for a while, but it should speed healing. My mouth ulcers used to last week, but after applying salt, it begins healing the very next day. Books from Amazon Mouth Ulcers Read on »
Stomach and Duodenal Ulcers by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1) What Is an Ulcer? During normal digestion, food moves from the mouth down the esophagus into the stomach. The stomach produces hydrochloric acid and an enzyme called pepsin to digest the food. From the stomach, food passes into the upper part of the small intestine, called the duodenum, where digestion and nutrient absorption ... Read on »
Chronic Venous Insufficiency Treatments to Reduce Swelling in Legs, Ankles and Calves that Helps Health Leg Ulcers at Healthy Be by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 21 Feb 2013 8:08am Many of our lymphedema cases at Healthy Being Wellness Center involve Chronice Venous Insufficiency (CVI). We often see immediate and long lasting effects from our lymphedema treatments for these cases as the therapy reduces the burden on the vascular system. In Chronic Venous Insufficieny, the venous system fails to return sufficient b ... Read on »
Smart Underwear is Here – Senses immobility and stimulates Muscles to Prevent Ulcers from Forming by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Apr 2009 11:55pm I am guessing they are battery operated.  Actually this sounds like a real good thing for those who are in wheelchairs or bed ridden, and maybe just those who might like a little extra benefit from wearing this type of underwear.  BD  Vivian Mushahwar, a University of Alberta cell biologist and Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Researc ... Read on »
Ulcers by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Gastric ulcers and duodenal are relatively frequent clinical entities. At the moment the most exactly method to detected the ulcers is videoendoscopy of the upper digestive tract. The doctor eases a gastroscope, a thin tube containing a tiny camera, through your mouth and down into your stomach to look at the st ... 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 »
Tapeless Bandages for Wounds, Diabetic Ulcers, and More… by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 03 Jul 2009 2:06pm The company, Tapeless Medical   just announced some additional new products this week and for anyone who had had the sticky tape on any wound bandage, you know what I am talking about here.  The wrap is re-useable too.  I could think of sometimes in the past where I wished I would have had one of these versus the sticky tape.   They even have one ... Read on »