peptic ulcer

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Synonyms for peptic ulcer

an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining of the alimentary tract

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In a new study, researchers found that wonderful kola helps to enhance the healing process of stomach ulcer by increasing the platelet count and nitric oxide levels.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and stomach ulcers are two common gastrointestinal disorders, but their symptoms differ, as do their causes.
Most stomach ulcers result from a bacterium known as Helicobactor pylori (H.
Chronic stress can increase the chances of developing a stomach ulcer and this, combined with the bad habits that many of us fall into such as irregular meal patterns and generally eating on the move can play a major factor.
Chronic stress can increase the chances of developing a stomach ulcer and this, combined with the bad habits that many of us fall into - such as irregular meal patterns and generally eating on the move - can play a major factor.
The extravaganza, which includes catwalk shows and various promotions at some of the city's top stores, will be fronted by TV star Myleene Klass who stepped in at the last minute after Gok Wan was rushed to hospital with a stomach ulcer.
He also had a large stomach ulcer which he may not have known about.
He was taken to Newcastle General Hospital and later transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary for emergency treatment for a perforated stomach ulcer.
Esophagogastro-duodenoscopy (inserting a flexible tube down the esophagus, through the stomach, and into the first part of the small intestine) showed a stomach ulcer in all of these otherwise healthy children.
The stomach ulcer drug Losec has remained AstraZeneca's best-selling product - it had sales of USD1.
A bungling Italian surgeon cut out a patient's only kidney during a routine stomach ulcer operation - after mistaking the organ for a tumour.
Continued monitoring of a stomach ulcer is important because of the small chance that the ulcer may be cancerous.
Andy Johns' family says he died Sunday in Los Angeles after a brief hospital stay to treat complications from a stomach ulcer.