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Does ulcer cause most of upper gastrointestinal bleeding?

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Dr. Raymundo Romero
Internal Medicine - Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: MANY CAUSES

Upper GI bleed can be from esophagitis, esophageal varices, esophageal tears, cancer, polyps, gastritis, errosions and ulcers.

In brief: MANY CAUSES

Upper GI bleed can be from esophagitis, esophageal varices, esophageal tears, cancer, polyps, gastritis, errosions and ulcers.
Dr. Raymundo Romero
Dr. Raymundo Romero
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
If this wre 1950 -1975, peptic ulcer disease (stomach ulcers) was quite common, not sure what leads now.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Other causes include vascular malformations, varices, tumors and esophageal tears.

In brief: Yes

Other causes include vascular malformations, varices, tumors and esophageal tears.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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