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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When the NSAID reduces the amount of that particular enzyme, it increases the possibility of a stomach ulcer.
The hallmark sign of a stomach ulcer is abdominal pain lasting a few minutes to several hours, usually worsening when your stomach is empty.
7 BAY laurel infusions can be used to seoothe stomach ulcers.
A SWIG of sea water may help kill the bacteria that causes indigestion, helping to reduce the risk of cancer and stomach ulcers, scientists at Kochi Medical School in Japan discovered.
Stomach ulcers can cause further complications if left untreated - gastrointestinal bleeding is the most common complication which occurs when the ulcer erodes one of the blood vessels.
Just two weeks after their release, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reported that an Iranian pastor, Behnam Irani, allegedly in prison for his faith, is suffering from severe bleeding from stomach ulcers but he is being denied medical treatment by officials.
Medication can be used to treat stomach ulcers which reduce the amount of acid in your digestive system, allowing the ulcer to heal.
London, August 9 ( ANI ): Potatoes contain unique antibacterial molecules that can treat stomach ulcers, according to scientists at Manchester University.
The filly had received the substance as part of treatment for stomach ulcers.
In the 1980's, Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium in the stomach, gained notoriety as a cause of stomach ulcers and an increased risk of stomach cancer.
has launched over-the-counter omeprazole, a generic version of AstraZeneca PLC's Prilosec for the treatment of stomach ulcers and heartburn.
Doses have to be carefully watched and adjusted to prevent excessive bleeding from cuts or stomach ulcers, requiring frequent clinic visits.
A recent issue of Cancer Prevention Research published the results of a trial conducted by scientists at the Tokyo University of Science that determined sulforaphane, a compound that occurs in high amounts in broccoli and its sprouts, helps suppress Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium responsible for stomach ulcers and many cases of stomach cancer.
Honey is used to sweeten beverages and bitter remedies, make desserts, clear a cough, substitute sugar, heal stomach ulcers, relieve allergies, and soothe burns, sunburn, and eczema.