Peptic Ulcer Disease: Symptom and Causes


  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting of blood
  • Dark blood in stools
  • Nausea
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Appetite changes
  • Abdominal fullness
  • Bloating
Peptic ulcer symptoms


  • Helicobacter pylori (major cause)
  • NSAIDS (anti inflammatory drugs)
  • Genetics
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Stress or spicy food does not cause peptic ulcers, but either can make ulcer symptoms worse

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