Tips

Can a ulcer be found on an eardrum?

Can a ulcer be found on an eardrum?

An ulcer was recently found on my eardrum, but neither myself nor my GP have heard of this happening before. I am I was disconnected earlier. My ear was cleaned with a qtip

What causes a hole in the ear drum?

It is most likely that when the doctor and the nurse talked of an ulcer on the ear drum, what they meant was a perforation or hole in the ear drum. A hole in the ear drum is quite common and occurs due to an infection of the ear. Since you mention that you have been having a ear infection in the same ear, this is the most likely cause.

Can a peptic ulcer be considered asymptomatic?

In general, gastric ulcers are another name to describe small openings in the stomach lining that leads to stomach ulcer formation. Surprisingly, about two-thirds of people found to have peptic ulcers are asymptomatic, according to a 2019 article published in the American Journal of Medicine. How serious is a stomach ulcer?

Can a peptic ulcer be treated without surgery?

A high percentage of ulcers (up to 90 percent of all cases) can be resolved without the need for surgery or serious medication use. Peptic ulcers can also play a part in other diseases, particularly diseases related to the liver and kidneys. A stomach ulcer can lead to bleeding in liver cirrhosis and can be a sign of chronic kidney disease.

An ulcer was recently found on my eardrum, but neither myself nor my GP have heard of this happening before. I am I was disconnected earlier. My ear was cleaned with a qtip

Can a peptic ulcer get worse without treatment?

Without treatment, your peptic ulcer can get worse. A dull or burning pain in your stomach is the most common symptom of peptic ulcers. What causes a peptic ulcer? Sometimes peptic ulcers are caused by both NSAIDs and H. pylori. How do NSAIDs cause a peptic ulcer?

When to see a doctor for a peptic ulcer?

You should call or see your doctor right away if you. feel weak or faint. have difficulty breathing. have red blood in your vomit or vomit that looks like coffee grounds. have red blood in your stool or black stools. have sudden, sharp stomach pain that doesn’t go away.

How to tell if you have a stomach ulcer?

You have symptoms of an ulcer and develop severe back pain; your ulcer may be perforating the stomach wall. You have symptoms of an ulcer and vomit blood or material that looks like coffee grounds, or you pass dark red, bloody, or black stools, or stools that resemble currant jelly; you may be bleeding internally. Call 911 immediately.