Stomach ulcer, an open sore in the lining of stomach, has a number of symptoms – though there may be no any symptoms if your ulcer is small. The main symptom is burning stomach pain that usually flares up between meals with empty stomach (when stomach acid level is higher). How about feeling thirsty?
is a normal body’s mechanism telling you that the body is dehydrated (running
low on water) because you’re not drinking adequate fluid. For example, it’s
completely normal to get thirsty after intense workouts or when it’s hot. But
persistent, excessive thirst with unknown reason is abnormal and could be a
sign of certain medical condition.
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Abnormal thirst is not a specific sign of stomach ulcer. But sometimes the disease may make you thirsty in several ways.
on the severity of the disease, stomach ulcer may cause difficulty drinking as
much liquid as usual, nausea, and vomiting — which make dehydration more
likely! Dehydration is a condition in which the body doesn’t have enough fluid to
carry out its normal tasks.
thirst, dehydration signs and symptoms are as follows :
needing to pee as usual.
children, dehydration may make them become sluggish, irritable, or cry with few
disease progresses, it may lead to internal bleeding, vomiting blood, and
passing stools with blood. If left untreated, these problems will cause anemia (a
condition in which the body doesn’t have adequate red blood cells)!
anemia probably won’t significantly affect your thirst. But as it gets worse,
you might find yourself craving more fluid.
on what causes the problem, other symptoms of anemia include :
(dizziness) or/and headache.
feet and hands.
thirst should be followed with other symptoms of the disease. Besides the
symptoms mentioned earlier, other stomach ulcer symptoms include:
bloating, or food intolerance (especially for fatty foods).
thirst can be attributed by many factors. Stomach ulcer is not the only one to
blame, even though when it comes with upset stomach. For examples, the
following conditions may also cause persistent thirst and upset stomach: