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Peptic Ulcer Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Peptic ulcer disease (gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer) is a common health problem. Approximately 20 million Americans will suffer from an ulcer once in their lifetime. An ulcer is a break in the lining of the stomach or in the first part of the small intestine (the duodenum), a result of erosion caused by the stomach’s natural acids. ... Read on »
Peptic Ulcer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm 1 Comment What is an ulcer and how is peptic ulcer different? The definition of an ulcer is a break in the lining, which is more than three millimetres in size. Peptic ulcer is situated in the stomach or the early part of the intestine, which is known as duodenum. Quite often it is called gastric ulcer or duodenal ulcer. What is the cause of pe ... Read on »
What I need to know about Peptic Ulcers by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is a sore in the lining of your stomach or duodenum.* The duodenum is the first part of your small intestine. If peptic ulcers are found in the stomach, they're called gastric ulcers. If they're found in the duodenum, they're called duodenal ulcers. You can have more than one ulcer. ... Read on »
Peptic Ulcer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm An eroded lesion in the gastric intestinal mucosa is called Peptic ulcer. An ulcer may form in any part of the digestive tract, which is exposed to acid gastric juice, but is usually found in the stomach and the duodenum. The ulcer located in the stomach is known as gastric ulcer and that located in the duodenum is called a duodenal ulcer. ... Read on »
What I need to know about Peptic Ulcers by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is a sore in the lining of your stomach or duodenum.* The duodenum is the first part of your small intestine. If peptic ulcers are found in the stomach, they're called gastric ulcers. If they're found in the duodenum, they're called duodenal ulcers. You can have more than one ulcer. * ... Read on »
Peptic Ulcer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Peptic ulcer is one of the most common diseases of gastro-intenstinal system. It refers to an eroded lesion in the gastric intestinal mucosa. An ulcer may form in any part of the digestive tract which is exposed to acid gastric juice, bu ... Read on »
PEPTIC ULCER by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is a sore on the lining of the stomach or duodenum, which is the beginning of the small intestine. Peptic ulcers are common: One in 10 Americans develops an ulcer at some time in his or her life. One cause of peptic ulcer is bacterial infection, but some ulcers are caused by long-term use of nonster ... Read on »
Peptic Ulcer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 2 Comments Also called:Duodenal ulcer, Gastric ulcer, Ulcer A peptic ulcer is a sore in the lining of your stomach or your duodenum, the first part of your small intestine. A burning stomach pain is the most common symptom. The pain May come and go for a few days or weeks May bother you more when your stomach is empty Usually goes aw ... Read on »
The contemporary history of peptic ulcer by Thomas S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Feb 2010 6:59am Last Septemberwe announced the call for an upcoming meeting on digestive history in Dublin 30 April–1 May. Now it has materialised with a programme. As expected most talks are about 19th and early 20th centurywith one exception — Katherine Angel (Warwick University) who will speak about “A Very Simple Answer: Causal Reasoning in the Last Tw ... Read on »
Stomach and Duodenal Ulcers by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1) What Is an Ulcer? During normal digestion, food moves from the mouth down the esophagus into the stomach. The stomach produces hydrochloric acid and an enzyme called pepsin to digest the food. From the stomach, food passes into the upper part of the small intestine, called the duodenum, where digestion and nutrient absorption ... Read on »