Peptic Ulcer Disease Overview

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NSAIDs and Peptic Ulcer Risk

The prolonged use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin, Advil, and Aleve can lead to the development of stomach ulcers. Learn why. A peptic ulcer is the term used for a sore that occurs in the mucosal lining of the stomach,...

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Complications of Peptic Ulcers

Can peptic ulcers result in complications? Learn what they are and how they require immediate medical attention. An ulcer is a sore or lesion that develops in the lining of the digestive tract. Ulcers in the Peptic ulcers are those that develop in...

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Peptic Ulcer Disease

Diagnosing peptic ulcer disease is important - if done in time, proper treatment can prevent complications. Learn more about the disease to help manage it.

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Symptoms of Peptic Ulcer Disease

A peptic ulcer is an open sore in the stomach or intestinal lining. It can cause pain, vomiting, fatigue, and complications like anemia or bleeding. Peptic ulcers are open wounds found either in the stomach (gastric ulcers) or the upper part of...

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Causes and Risk Factors of Peptic Ulcer Disease

A peptic ulcer is a sore in the lining of the stomach or duodenum. It can be caused by the H. pylori bacterium or long-term use of pain relievers. You may be surprised to learn that infection with a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori and long-term...

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10 Symptoms of Peptic Ulcer Complications

Learn the warning signs that your peptic ulcer is possibly worse. If you display any of these signs, seek medical attention. Peptic ulcers can cause some discomfort but are rarely life-threatening. With that said, severe ulcers can sometimes lead to...

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NSAIDs and Peptic Ulcer Risk

The prolonged use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin, Advil, and Aleve can lead to the development of stomach ulcers. Learn why. A peptic ulcer is the term used for a sore that occurs in the mucosal lining of the stomach,...

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A Guide to Carafate (Sucralfate)

Sucralfate, commonly known as Carafate, is a medication prescribed to treat ulcers that form in the first part of the small intestine (duodenum). Sucralfate, also called Carafate, is a prescription medication used to treat duodenal ulcers, which...

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How Peptic Ulcers Are Treated

An ulcer is a sore or lesion that forms in the lining of the stomach or duodenum. If you have an ulcer, these are the treatments you might consider. A peptic ulcer is a sore or lesion that forms in the lining of the stomach or duodenum, the first...

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