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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Peptic ulcers are painful sores in the lining of the stomach, esophagus, or small intestine. We'll show you how to treat and prevent them.
Peptic ulcers can cause different symptoms, depending on where they are. Find out if your symptoms are a sign of gastric or duodenal ulcers.
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