In peptic ulcers, there are a range of ulcers and painful sores occurring along the pelvis line. These ulcers are rather painful and lead to acute burning sensation in the stomach to. The patients suffering from such ulcers suffer from chronic gas problems, trouble digesting food, blood in the stools, and lack of appetite to.
HOW IS PEPTIC ULCERS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of these ulcers is done through sampling the stools and blood. Alongside the general physician may do a scan or ultrasound of the stomach to check for other risks.
HOW IS PEPTIC ULCERS TREATED?
Treatment of a peptic ulcer depends on the cause. Treatments include lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking, avoiding alcohol, aspirin, and NSAIDs, acid-blocking medications, medications that protect the lining of the stomach and duodenum, and ""triple-therapy"" or ""dual-therapy"" regimens for ulcers caused by H pylori. Surgery may be performed in some cases that do not respond to medical treatment.
DID YOU KNOW?
Untreated peptic ulcers can cause complications over time and lead to internal bleeding and formation of scar tissues.