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Symptoms of stomach ulcer - are they different from heartburn symptoms?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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In brief: Yes
They can be similar, and there is a lot of overlap of symptoms when it comes to diagnosing causes of upper abdominal trouble.
Heartburn symptoms are fully described in prior answer. Stomach ulcer is an actual removal of a part of the stomach (gastric) lining leaving a round hole part way thru the lining. The most common side effect from Aspirin related drugs is gastritis or gastric ulcer.

In brief: Yes
They can be similar, and there is a lot of overlap of symptoms when it comes to diagnosing causes of upper abdominal trouble.
Heartburn symptoms are fully described in prior answer. Stomach ulcer is an actual removal of a part of the stomach (gastric) lining leaving a round hole part way thru the lining. The most common side effect from Aspirin related drugs is gastritis or gastric ulcer.
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