Peptic Ulcer

About- Peptic ulcers also called stomach ulcers are open sores that develop on the inside lining of the stomach (gastric ulcers) and the upper portion of the small intestine (Duodenal ulcers).
 
Symptoms-
Peptic ulcers Abdominal bloating or belching
Peptic ulcers Abdominal pain
Peptic ulcers Bloody or dark stools
Peptic ulcers Changes in appetite
Peptic ulcers Chest pain
Peptic ulcers Fatty food intolerance
Peptic ulcers Feeling of fullness
Peptic ulcers Heartburn
Peptic ulcers Indigestion
Peptic ulcers Nausea and vomiting
Peptic ulcers Unexplained weight loss
 
Causes-
 Alcoholism
 Consumption of spicy foods
 Frequent use of aspirin, ibuprofen, and other anti-inflammatory drugs
 Psychological stress
 Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), a type of bacteria
 Radiation therapy
 Smoking
 Stomach cancer
 
Specialist to visit
Gastroenterologist Gastroenterologist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicinenet.com

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