According to Mayo Clinic, a peptic ulcer is typically treated with medications including antibiotics, acid blockers, proton pump inhibitors, cytoprotective agents and antacids. The type of medication chosen to treat an u... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some of the most common symptoms of ulcers are burning pain that worsens at night or on an empty stomach, unexplained weight loss and changes in appetite, as stated by Mayo Clinic. Other symptoms of ulcers include dark o... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

According to Healthline, ulcers and bleeding ulcers are referred to as peptic ulcers, and these types of ulcers can manifest a number of different symptoms. Most commonly, symptoms include a burning sensation or pain in ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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