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Peptic or stomach ulcers are ulcers are an ulcer in the lining of the stomach, duodenum, or esophagus. Ulcer formation is related to H. pylori bacteria in the stomach, use of anti-inflammatory medications, and cigarette smoking. Symptoms of peptic or stomach ulcers include:

  • Abdominal burning or hunger pain
  • Indigestion
  • Abdominal discomfort after meals

Treatment for stomach ulcers depends upon the cause.

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Terms related to Peptic Ulcer:

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  • Stomach Ulcer
  • Ulcer