Acid Peptic Disease

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Chronic peptic ulcers

Etiology: 1. Genetic and blood groups: Blood group O three times common than other groups.

2. Neurogenic: stress and anxiety through Vagus nerve.

3. Endocrine: There are specific endocrine disorders which may be associated with severe or intractable ulceration.

a) Zollinger - ellison syndrome.

b) Multiple adenoma syndrome.

c) Hyperparathyroidism.

4. Infection: Helicobacter Pylori.

5. Accessory causes: inadequate mastications, alcohol, irregular meals, smoking, vitamin deficiency.

  • Occurs in alkaline mucosa.
  • Invades muscle coats.
  • Fibrosis from recurrent ulcers causes deformities.
  • Nearly always situated in first part.
  • Anterior ulcer carries risk of perforation while posterior ulcer may cause hemorrhage due to erosion of gastroduodenal artery.

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I am suffering from acid peptic disease as the doctor told me and I want to try this lemon water drink in empty stomach in early morning before I have my breakfast. Does this drink worsen my disease as I read that lemon inside the body is alkaline not acid. Thank you.


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i am suffering a stomach ache and the doctor told me that i have acid peptic deasease. what kind of food should i take? thank you so much nikki from philippines


i want to feel 1.5 years suffer burning in my stomuch but it is not right. i check endoscopy. answare is amtal gastritis/duodenal erosions. also biopsy that report is "Mild chronic antral gastritis, negative for H-pylori, gastric antral(endoscopic)biopsy." it is hapend 6 month ago. medicin doctor has been given nekfiune,zentel, nultivite gold. for 2 month but it is not work properly


hi i've just been diagnosed with acid peptic disease and i was wondering what we can and cannot eat

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