Stomach Ulcer Learning Center
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Gastric and duodenal ulcers are defects in the lining of the stomach or duodenum that form when gastric acid overwhelms the normal protective mechanisms. Most ulcers are caused by the bacteria Helicobacter pylori or by aspirin and similar drugs, w...
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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...
Stomach ulcers are painful sores in the stomach lining or small intestine. They occur when the mucus that protects the stomach from...