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What is gastric ulcer?
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: GASTRIC ULCER
Gastric ulcer is an ulcer in stomach.
It is caused by an imbalance of pepsin and stomach acid and gastric lining.Can be caused by Aspirin or drugs like ibuprophen, h pylori infection, chronic gastritis, smoking and cancer.It causes pain which may be relieved with antiacids.It is diagnosed by endoscopy and treated with antibiotics if h pylori is positive along with acid supression, or just acid supressi.

In brief: GASTRIC ULCER
Gastric ulcer is an ulcer in stomach.
It is caused by an imbalance of pepsin and stomach acid and gastric lining.Can be caused by Aspirin or drugs like ibuprophen, h pylori infection, chronic gastritis, smoking and cancer.It causes pain which may be relieved with antiacids.It is diagnosed by endoscopy and treated with antibiotics if h pylori is positive along with acid supression, or just acid supressi.
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Scott Welker
Another cause is too much alcohol, so drink in moderation!
Dr. Yash Khanna
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