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  1. If the ulcer is in your stomach, it is called a gastric ulcer. If the ulcer is in your duodenum, it is called a duodenal ulcer. Ulcers are fairly common. What causes peptic ulcers? In the past, experts thought lifestyle factors such as stress and diet caused ulcers. Today we know that stomach acids and other digestive juices help create ulcers.
  2. Stomach Cancer Risk Factors In , cancer of the stomach was the leading cause of cancer death in American males and ranked third in females, after malignancies of the uterus and breast (9). Gastropathy is commonly secondary to endogenous or exogenous irritants, such as bile reflux, alcohol, or aspirin and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs.
  3. Gastritis and peptic ulcer disease (PUD) affect up to 50% of adults in Westernized countries. Gastritis is a superficial erosion and inflammation of the gastric mucosa. It can be either acute or chronic. Peptic ulcers are deeper erosions and ulcerations that extend through the muscularis layer of the gastric or duodenal mucosa.
  4. H. pylori infection is present in 50 to 70% of patients with duodenal ulcers and in 30 to 50% of patients with gastric ulcers. If H. pylori is eradicated, only 10% of patients have recurrence of peptic ulcer disease, compared with 70% recurrence in patients treated with acid suppression alone. NSAIDs now account for > 50% of peptic ulcers.
  5. Peptic ulcers usually present as chronic, upper abdominal pain related to eating a meal (dyspepsia). Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and Helicobacter pylori infection are the most common causes.. There may be some epigastric tenderness, but often there are .
  6. Stomach ulcers are very common afflictions, and one needs to know all about ulcer symptoms. Gas is often mistaken to signify some other problems, but it can be an indicator of stomach ulcer. Read the following HealthHearty post to find out more.
  7. Mar 25,  · Food or antacids relieve the pain of duodenal ulcers but provide minimal relief of gastric ulcer pain. Duodenal ulcer pain often awakens the patient at night. About % of patients with duodenal ulcers experience nightly pain, as opposed to only % of patients with gastric ulcers and % of patients with nonulcer dyspepsia (NUD).

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