Peptic Ulcers are sores that develop in the lining of the stomach, lower esophagus or small intestine, usually as a result of inflammation caused by the bacteria H. pylori, as well as from erosion from stomach acids. There are three types of Peptic Ulcers namely Gastric Ulcers, Esophageal Ulcers and Duodenal Ulcers. Some of the common signs and symptoms of Peptic Ulcers include burning abdominal pain that extends from the naval to the chest, nausea, blood or dark stools, unexplained weight loss, indigestion, chest pain, and many more.
HOW IS PEPTIC ULCERS DIAGNOSED?
A General Physician/Ayurvedic Doctor diagnoses Peptic Ulcers by conducting an upper endoscopy and upper gastrointestinal series.
HOW IS PEPTIC ULCERS TREATED?
The treatment of Peptic Ulcers mainly depends upon the underlying cause of the ulcer and if the tests show the presence of H.pylori infection, the doctor will prescribe a combination of medication.