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What are some possible causes of peptic stomach ulcers?

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Dr. David Drewitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Drugs and H. pylori

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) including motrin, advil, ibuprofen, aleve (naproxen) and Aspirin containing meds are the most common causes of peptic ulceration of the stomach and duodenum followed by bacterial infection helicobacter pylori (h.
Pylori).

In brief: Drugs and H. pylori

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) including motrin, advil, ibuprofen, aleve (naproxen) and Aspirin containing meds are the most common causes of peptic ulceration of the stomach and duodenum followed by bacterial infection helicobacter pylori (h.
Pylori).
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