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Peptic Ulcer

The sore that develops in the lining of the stomach, lower esophagus, or duodenum (upper part of the intestine) is called a peptic ulcer. It can result from infection with H.pylori bacteria, indiscriminate use of painkillers, smoking, alcoholism, and radiation therapy. The symptoms include nausea, stomach pain, blood in stools, chest pain, and vomiting.

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I am experiencing nausea and headaches, and my stomach hurts when I throw up. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old female who is 5 feet 11 inches tall. For the past five days, I have been experiencing nausea and headaches. In addition, my stomach hurts whenever I throw up. I got my first Depo-Provera shot a week back and had unprotected sex for two days. However, he did the pull-out...  Read Full »


Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iCliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. It may be due to acid peptic disease. Therefore, I suggest taking tablet Pantoprazole 40 mg and an antacid syrup. Depovera shot action starts within 72 hours. If you are engaged with your partner before that, I sugg...  Read Full »

I am not able to get cured for H.pylori infection despite medicines. Why?

Query: Hi i am diagnosed by h pylori and I have peptic ulcer for five years, i took anti biotics along with anti acid and pp1 . I dont feel treated . Can u help me  Read Full »


Dr. Thakre Mahendra Shivram

Answer: Hi, Hope you are doing well. H. pylori infection is treated with medicines. It includes antibiotics and antacids. Most people need to take 3 or more medicines for 2 weeks. It reduce the amount of acid in the stomach makes – This can help cure the infection and helps in healing the ulcer. It...  Read Full »

I am having gradual pain in the middle of my upper abdomen. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am having gradual pain in the middle of my upper abdomen right below the breasts and pain on the side of my abdomen that radiates to my back. This is accompanied by my stomach feeling tight. Sometimes worse after food sometimes worse on empty stomach. Sometimes the pain wakes me up a...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pain in the upper middle abdomen is suggestive of gastritis or acute ulcer-like condition. For that Rabeprazole 20 mg, OD for a week can be given. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicines with their consent. In this c...  Read Full »

I get recurrent acidity, burping, and gas even after medications. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have severe acidity, excessive burping, and gas for the past few weeks. It gets better but comes back again. I took Cyra D, Pan D, and now Mucaine gel. It relieves the symptoms, but it starts again in a few days, sometimes in a few hours. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can imagine the level of your frustrations, especially for such recurring symptoms of acidity and burping. You see the medications you are taking, like Pan D (Pantoprazole) and Cyra D (Rabeprazole). Both of these medications are acid suppressant medications. Howev...  Read Full »

I feel like water and liquid gets diffused outside the digestive tract. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel irritation and pain in the abdomen, particularly below my right rib cage for almost two years now. I feel like water and liquid food gets diffused outside the digestive tract, into the outer parts and skin. It causes allergic irritation, inflammation, discomfort, and pain in tha...  Read Full »


Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For a detailed advice, I would like to know a bit more regarding your problem first. When did you notice it for the first time? How did it come to your notice? Does this pain come and go or present at all times? Is it a burning, piercing, constricting, or squeezing type? ...  Read Full »

How can I control acidity with headache?

Query: Hello doctor,I am having an acidity problem. From the past 10 days, it is being greater due to which I am having a headache from the past 10 days. What should I do to control it and what should be my diet and routine exercise?  Read Full »


Dr. Md Kamrul Hasan Sajib

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your problem carefully. I need some information that is missing in your query. Your age, job, daily life and dietary habit, acidity increases after or before the meal, more details about the stomach problem, bowel habit. I am trying to give you some suggesti...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing stomach pain for a week. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old male, and have stomach pain for around a week (mostly after eating). The pain starts in epigastric regions, and then to lower abdomen. I started noticing changing stool color to more darker stool. There is no diarrhea or vomiting, no fever. I am taking Omeprazole for...  Read Full »


Dr. Krutika Shrikant Ingle

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Darker color stools are not a good sign. Kindly do a stool examination and visit your family physician for a thorough check-up, so that he can determine the exact cause for your discomfort. There are many reasons like peptic ulcer, a bacterial infection of the stoma...  Read Full »

I am taking medication for rheumatoid arthritis, and I have severe stomach pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 75-year-old male with rheumatoid arthritis. I have had bad stomach pain for six to seven months. The pain is intermittent during the day and wakes me at night. This is happening almost every day and night. I get bloated sometimes, and I have nausea and decreased appetite. I weig...  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you describe fit into the description of the acid peptic disease and peptic ulcers. The culprits for this are Aspirin and Methotrexate. So the first step to treating this will be switching from Aspirin and Methotrexate to a better alternative drug like C...  Read Full »

I developed sudden pain in my stomach. Is it due to ulcers?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with an ulcer a couple of years ago. I watch what I eat so not to aggravate it, but I woke up early this morning having horrible stomach pains all over the midsection. What could be going on?  Read Full »


Dr. Settipalli Saravan Pramod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your stomach pain is mainly due to the stomach ulcer. Based on the location of the ulcer in the gastrointestinal tract, it can be classified into two types: One which causes severe pain after having food, which is typical of gastric ulcer. The second is a duodenal...  Read Full »

How to treat the condition present with stomach ache, ulcer, hiatal hernia and cysts in the kidney?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 23 years old. I am experiencing gastric issues, ulcers in the stomach, hiatal hernia, cysts in my kidneys for the past few days. I have bad stomach pain at night and it hurts around the belly button and at the lower portion of the appendix. Can I have appendicitis? I started to have s...  Read Full »


Dr. Kumar Sonal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your complaints can be due to peptic ulcer disease and hiatus hernia. Both of them can co-exist at times. Also get yourself checked for H.Pylori (helicobacter pylori) infection, which can be the cause of having peptic ulcer disease. A course of antibiotics can alleviate y...  Read Full »

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