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Peptic ulcer

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Peptic Ulcer

Peptic Ulcer Category: Digestive Health Topic: Ulcers Send by email View as PDF Send by post A stomach or gastric ulcer is a break in the tissue lining the stomach

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Peptic ulcers: treatment - myDr.com.au

Treatment for peptic ulcers depends on the cause, and may include medicines to reduce stomach acid, antibiotics, and lifestyle changes.

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Peptic ulcers: diagnosis and tests - myDr.com.au

There are several tests used in the diagnosis of peptic ulcer, some of which can diagnose whether it is a stomach or a duodenal ulcer.

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Peptic ulcers - myDr.com.au

An ulcer is an area of damage to the lining of the stomach or upper part of the intestine.

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Peptic ulcer - Lab Tests Online AU

Peptic ulcers are holes in the lining of the stomach and duodenum (upper part of the small intestine), usually caused by a bacterial infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). The stomach produces hydrochloric acid and enzymes, including pepsin, that break down and digest food. A mucus layer coats the stomach and protects it from the acid. Prostaglandins also aid in protecting the lining.

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Peptic ulcers: what causes them? - myDr.com.au

Most ulcers occur as a result of infection by a bacterium known as Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori).

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Peptic ulcer disease and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs | Issue 3 | Volume 40 | Australian Prescriber | Australian Prescriber

Find out the top 5 risk factors for gastrointestinal toxicity with NSAIDs and how to minimise these adverse effects.

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