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Ulcer

ulcer

(Science: dermatology) A local defect or excavation, of the surface of an organ or tissue, which is produced by the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue.

Origin: L. Ulcus, Gr. Helkosis


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Hydrochloric acid (HCL) in the stomach..

... both transport proteins results in the secretion of HCL. d) Explain how a proton pump inhibitor might be effective in the treatment of a stomach ulcer. Can someone please point me in the right direction? Or just help me out with the first two questions..please? Thank you:)

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by TwinkleK
Fri Feb 10, 2012 12:58 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Hydrochloric acid (HCL) in the stomach..
Replies: 9
Views: 3610

Helicobacter pilory

What is wrong with antibiotics? Sure, they can mess up your gut flora a bit, but usually that is less of a problem than a stomach ulcer. I am not aware of any other practical means of getting rid of a Helicobacter infection than antibiotics, and even that may be ineffective sometimes.

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by biohazard
Mon Oct 31, 2011 9:45 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Helicobacter pilory
Replies: 7
Views: 3081

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

Ive had all the same symptoms, ive had them for going on 4 years now. Ive been diagnosed with i.b.s, possible ulcer, just my endometriosis, gallbladder (stones), and ive been told nothings wrong with me. Went to a stomach doc last month and im having my gallbladder out this friday ...

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by sls2010
Mon Jul 05, 2010 8:07 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 451
Views: 2542158

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... a lower-carb diet. It is absolutely NOT a low-carb diet, but it has a different balance. Since starting the zone, my bloating has decreased, my ulcer-like symptoms have gone away, and my bowels are being more cooperative. I know from professional experience that a lot of women have GI problems ...

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by Dibear
Mon Jun 14, 2010 5:47 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 451
Views: 2542158

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... CT scan of stomach (will also exclude problems with gallbladder, pancreas etc) A gastroenterologist will arrange this, or your GP. 4. Stomach ulcer - stomach pain, feeling of fullness may be caused by a stomach ulcer. 5. Diabetes - my Dad's stomach bloated up to an enormous size just before ...

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by aryllia
Wed Feb 03, 2010 6:06 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 451
Views: 2542158
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