Peptic Ulcer Disease Peptic Ulcer – HealthToday
How does peptic ulcer disease occur??
peptic ulcer disease (Peptic ulcer disease) is a condition in which the lining of the gastrointestinal tract has larger fissures 3-5 mm. The lesion occurs in the stomach or duodenum. caused by the imbalance between the destructive factors (aggressive factor) and protective factors (defensive factor) in the stomach, the main causes are
Taking medications that irritate the stomach, including: NSAIDs such as aspirin, orthopedic and arthritis drugs and combinations, and Helicobacter pylori infection (Helicobacter pylori, H. pylori), which is a type of bacteria that is transmitted by food or drinking water contaminated with the feces of an infected person When the infection enters the body, it will be embedded under the lining of the stomach. weakens the stomach wall Has reduced acid resistance Therefore, the wound is easily wound, the wound heals slowly, resulting in the wound repeating again. As for eating behavior in a hurry no time to eat or fasting some meals Eating spicy food, stress, and smoking can make your symptoms worse. but does not cause direct injury
Gastritis and peptic ulcer disease Is it the same or not??
Gastritis is a broad term that includes the presence of pathology in the stomach. by gastritis can be divided into 3 Groups include non-ulcerative gastroenterology group It is the most common group. This is caused by working at
Abnormalities such as contractions of the stomach and intestines that do not work in synchronization Or it may be caused by too much acid in the stomach. but does not cause wounds. Peptic ulcer disorder Also known as peptic ulcer disease, the last one is Stomach cancer disorders group Rarely found, approx. 2% of patients with abdominal pain suspected of having a stomachache
When to see a doctor?
When there are warning signs that indicate that you have a stomach ulcer or stomach cancer, i.e. onset of gastritis as you age ≥ 50 years, palpable lump in the epigastric region Unexplained weight loss have a close family history of stomach cancer The symptoms of gastric bleeding include vomiting blood, black watery stools, and fainting.
Dizziness, fainting, iron deficiency anemia Symptoms of gastric perforation are acute, severe abdominal pain, abdominal stiffness, stiffness, pressing and pain. The symptoms of gastric obstruction are less eating, feeling full quickly, and vomiting more continuously. 10 once in 1 days Vomiting after most meals, loss of appetite, weight loss
peptic ulcer treatment
Treatment consists of elimination of cause, wound healing and reduction of recurrence during treatment Foods that trigger symptoms should be avoided. Eat small but frequent meals. In each meal should not be very full.
Avoid fried or high-fat foods, as this will stimulate the stomach to expand and cause more pain. Do not take painkillers without a doctor’s prescription. Drugs should be avoided. and alcoholic beverages including fermented
get enough rest Make your mind comfortable, not stressed. wound healing part Must receive antacids for a long time 4-8 a week, including administering antibiotics H. pylori with in the detected cases Because peptic ulcer disease is a chronic disease. There is a chance of recurrence. If you are not careful about your behavior Or still can’t get rid of the infection H. pylori all
Therefore, when the symptoms of the disease have improved Avoid food that is a risk factor, such as beverages containing tea, coffee, and spicy foods.
Fermented food. Eat clean, cooked food. Use a medium spoon and wash your hands regularly. to reduce the risk of infection H. pylori Absolutely refrain from alcoholic beverages and smoking. Because it affects the weak stomach lining. slow wound healing and recurring wounds Relieve stress and anxiety Get enough rest, drink plenty of fluids to prevent constipation. And should chew food thoroughly to prevent the stomach from working hard. Refrain from taking aspirin pain relievers. and all kinds of anti-inflammatory drugs if necessary To eat immediately after meals. And drink plenty of water to prevent recurrence of the disease.
Additional searches when going to the doctor
The doctor will diagnose the symptoms. warning signs history of pain medication use physical examination and do endoscopy
upper digestive tract Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) and biopsy to check for infection
H. pylori send test for infection H. pylori
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