Patient Comments: Peptic (Stomach) Ulcer - Causes

In your opinion, what was the cause of a peptic or stomach ulcer in you, a friend, or relative?

Comment from: PEACHES, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: March 25

I had been taking one or two ibuprofen every night at bedtime for a year. I never read labels. This is what the doctors say caused my bleeding ulcers but some of my family members had kept me in a hysterical state of upset and anger all that time.

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Comment from: chelsea b., 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: January 16

The cause of my peptic ulcers was due to my use of aspirin.

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Comment from: fires11, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: May 29

I have had to take aspirin on a regular basis. After trying many different meds for headaches, the aspirin is the only thing that helped. Unfortunately, I have developed duodenal ulcers with nausea and abdominal pain.

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