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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.

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

Jun 14, 2017 ... Peptic ulcer disease forms painful sores or ulcers in the lining of your stomach or first part of your small intestine, which your doctor may call the ...

www.healthline.com/health/stomach-ulcer

Jul 26, 2017 ... Stomach ulcers are painful sores in the lining of the stomach. Find out what causes them and how to treat them.

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

Aug 12, 2017 ... 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

Jul 26, 2017 ... A bleeding ulcer requires immediate treatment. Learn more about the warning signs and what to expect during treatment.

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Ulcers. A peptic ulcer is a sore on the lining of your stomach, small intestine or esophagus. A peptic ulcer in the stomach is called a gastric ulcer. A duodenal ...

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.

medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003228.htm

Oct 31, 2016 ... An ulcer is a crater-like sore on the skin or mucous membrane. Ulcers form when the top layers of skin or tissue have been removed. They can ...