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A peptic ulcer is erosion in the lining of the stomach or the first part of the small intestine, an area called the duodenum. If the peptic ulcer is located in the stomach it is called a gastric ulcer. See also: Gastritis; Gastroesophageal reflux ...
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Ulcers are open sores. When they occur in the stomach, they are gastric ulcers. Duodenal ulcers occur in the upper area of the small...
Peptic ulcers are sores that develop in the lining of the stomach, esophagus, or rarely in small intestine. They are usually caused by H....