Stomach and duodenal ulcers
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Published by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, National Institutes of Health, National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • Stomach -- Diseases -- United States,
  • Duodenum -- Ulcers -- United States -- Diseases

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Edition Notes

SeriesNIH publication -- no. 95-38
ContributionsNational Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination11, [1] p. :
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14984515M

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Stomach and Duodenal Ulcers (Peptic Ulcers) What is a stomach or duodenal ulcer? About one in 10 Americans develops at least one ulcer during his or her lifetime. An ulcer is an open sore, or lesion, usually found on the skin or mucous membrane areas of the body. An ulcer in the lining of the stomach or duodenum is referred to as a peptic ulcer. Stomach and duodenal ulcers. [Washington, D.C.?]: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, National Institutes of Health, National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Peptic ulcers are painful, open sores that develop on the inside lining of the stomach (gastric ulcers) and the upper portion of the small intestine (duodenal ulcers). Given that they're located along the path that food and beverages travel during digestion, it's not surprising that certain things a person with ulcers eats and drinks could. A defect in your duodenum is called a duodenal ulcer. Your stomach is filled with strong acid, which breaks down and digests the foods you eat. If you've ever seen a strong acid at work, you know that it starts to burn away anything it touches. That's why your stomach and intestines are equipped with a special lining to protect them.

The cabbage contains many beneficial vitamins and minerals that have been proven to repair the stomach lining and combat germs in the stomach and gut that lead to stomach ulcers. This book is also extremely effective in healing duodenal ulcers and peptic ulcers.4/4(7). Duodenal ulcers are more likely to be painful at night than gastric ulcers. In a gastric ulcer, pain increases upon eating, but in a duodenal ulcer, pain is temporarily relieved by food. The pyloric valve, between the stomach and the duodenum, closes after a meal to concentrate the contents. Ulcers. A peptic ulcer is a sore on the lining of your stomach, small intestine or esophagus. A peptic ulcer in the stomach is called a gastric ulcer. A duodenal ulcer is a peptic ulcer that develops in the first part of the small intestine (duodenum). An esophageal ulcer occurs in the lower part of your esophagus. Differences between Stomach Ulcers and Duodenal Ulcers. Stomach ulcers (frequently called peptic ulcers) are painful sores that develop in the lining of your digestive system. Traditionally, they form in the stomach, but they may also develop in the small intestine (the portion called the duodenum) or .

Most people with peptic ulcers have these bacteria living in their digestive tract. Yet, many people who have these bacteria in their stomach do not develop an ulcer. The following factors raise your risk for peptic ulcers: Drinking too much alcohol; Regular use of aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Frank Tovey, in Digestive Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa, Abstract. Duodenal ulcer prevalence in Africa, south of the Sahara: Information from research conducted between and showed that duodenal ulcer prevalence is high in regions of high rainfall where the staple crops are yams, cassava, sweet potato, green bananas or where the staple diet is refined maize, wheat, or rice. Nearly 70% of all gastric ulcers and 95% of duodenal ulcers are attributable to H. pylori infection. However, eradication of H. pylori allows most peptic ulcers to heal and prevents further relapse. Mechanistically, gastric ulcers originate from prolonged, intimate contact between H. pylori and the gastric epithelium. This interaction leads to.   Question #22 in GI section of 2nd edition in Robbins Q book. The answer specifies that gastric ulcers are worse hours after a meal, and can be aleviated by eating more food. Isn't this the clinical picture for duodenal ulcers. I thought gastric ulcers are worse with eating thus these.