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Stomach ulcers are sores in the lining of the stomach, according to MedlinePlus. These sores occur when the acid that normally aids in digestion of the food attacks the tissue. The most common cause is a bacterial infect... More »

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Medicines such as proton pump inhibitors and cytoprotective agents are used to treat stomach ulcers, according to Mayo Clinic. Proton pump inhibitors, such as Prilosec, Prevacid, Protonix and Nexium, block the production... More »

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Patients with stomach ulcers should eat a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole-grains and lean meats, according to Drugs.com. These foods do not increase stomach acid as certain other foods do. A doctor or dietician ca... More »

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Stomach ulcers cause burning or gnawing stomach pain in the upper or middle stomach, according to WebMD. The pain may feel like hunger and may extend to the back. More »

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Treatment for a peptic ulcer, which affects the stomach, small intestine or esophagus, includes antibiotic medicines that eliminate H. pylori, drugs that block acid production, and antacids that relieve pain and neutrali... More »

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The most typical sign of an ulcer is epigastric pain, or pain that occurs in the center of the abdomen above the stomach, according to Everyday Health. While this pain can be intermittent, it typically leads to a general... More »

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Common symptoms of a bleeding stomach ulcer, or gastric ulcer, include a burning or gnawing pain in the middle or upper stomach at night or between meals, heartburn, bloating and nausea, or vomiting, according to WebMD. ... More »

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