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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulcer

An ulcer is a discontinuity or break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peptic_ulcer_disease

Peptic ulcer disease (PUD), is a break in the lining of the stomach, first part of the small intestine, or occasionally the lower esophagus. An ulcer in the stomach is ...

www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/understanding-ulcers-basic-information

Apr 2, 2017 ... Get basic information about ulcers -- including causes, types, and treatment -- from the experts at WebMD.

www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/digestive-diseases-peptic-ulcer-disease

Dec 6, 2016 ... Peptic ulcer disease refers to painful sores or ulcers in the lining of the stomach or first part of the small intestine, called the duodenum.

www.healthline.com/health/stomach-ulcer

Aug 25, 2015 ... Stomach ulcers are painful sores that can be found in the stomach lining or small intestine. Stomach ulcers are the most visible sign of peptic ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peptic-ulcer/symptoms-causes/dxc-20231407

Sep 1, 2016 ... The most common peptic ulcer symptom is burning stomach pain. Stomach acid makes the pain worse, as does having an empty stomach.

www.healthline.com/health/bleeding-ulcer

Apr 5, 2017 ... A bleeding ulcer requires immediate treatment. Learn more about the warning signs and what to expect during treatment.

www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/peptic-ulcers-stomach-ulcers/symptoms-causes

Learn the symptoms of peptic (stomach) ulcers and causes including NSAIDS, H. pylori, and tumors. Learn when to call a doctor right away.

kidshealth.org/en/teens/ulcers.html

Doctors once thought that stress, spicy foods, and alcohol caused most stomach ulcers. But ulcers are actually caused by a particular bacterial infection, by ...