Patient Comments: Peptic Ulcer - Symptoms

What were your symptoms of your peptic ulcer?

Comment from: salty, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: March 13

I had a duodenal bleeding ulcer about 28 years ago. It was horrible; I am suffering the same symptoms now. Do I run to the emergency room again? It is very painful, the same nausea, burping, pain in my upper and lower abdomen, and bloating pain right through my back. I am a 51 yr old woman.

Was this comment helpful?Yes
Comment from: fitter, 35-44 Male (Caregiver) Published: January 09

My partner has a peptic ulcer. He has had this for about eight years. He gets very sick twice a year with rapid weight loss. He is waiting for a hospital appointment.

Was this comment helpful?Yes
Comment from: jimsd, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: September 12

Stomach ache comes back 30-45 minutes after eating. Also, I pass more gas than usual. Belching is more common, but there is less burning sensation in esophagus than I have had in the past.

Was this comment helpful?Yes
Comment from: lindagordon56, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: August 22

My ulcer attack started after drinking coffee one morning. My stomach felt like it was being strangled. Sitting put pressure on it and was very uncomfortable.

Was this comment helpful?Yes
Published: July 16

I am awaiting surgery for my ulcer, I have just had a blood transfusion (6 pints), have experienced extreme stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, weight loss, no energy or strength. I am a 33 year old male, my condition was caused from taking high doses of Neurofen Plus.

Was this comment helpful?Yes
Comment from: Bryan, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: January 14

I have a burning in my chest and I have a few years ago had an ulcer which burst. I also have a sore throat and my breath smells of fish.

Was this comment helpful?Yes

Patient Comments

Viewers share their comments

Peptic Ulcer - Treatments Question: What kinds of treatments did you receive for your peptic ulcer?
Peptic Ulcer - Causes Question: In your opinion, what was the cause of a peptic ulcer in you, a friend, or relative?
Peptic Ulcer - Complications Question: Did you experience any complications with your peptic ulcer? Please share your story.

Patient Comments are not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your physician or other qualified health provider because of something you have read on MedicineNet. The opinions expressed in the comments section are of the author and the author alone. MedicineNet does not endorse any specific product, service or treatment.

Alert If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.


Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.