Peptic Ulcer: Overview
Peptic Ulcer refers to an internal ulcer in the lining of the stomach, including a Stomach Ulcer or a Duodenal Ulcer. Symptoms include stomach pain, indigestion (dyspepsia), and similar symptoms. Many types of stomach ulcers are caused by the H. Pylori bacteria and will respond to targeted antibiotic therapy.
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- Stomach ulcer: A stomach ulcer generally refers to a “peptic ulcer” and will cause “dyspepsia”. Similarly, also possible is a duodenal ulcer
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- Duodenal Ulcer: A duodenal ulcer is a peptic ulcer occurring in the duodenum. The common name for such ulcers is a “stomach ulcer
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- Indigestion: The term “indigestion” may refer to dyspepsia or other forms of digestive upset and abdominal discomfort such as belching, reflex
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