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peptic ulcer:

see ulcerulcer,
open sore or circumscribed erosion, usually slow to heal, on the skin or mucous membranes. It may develop as a result of injury; because of a circulatory disturbance, e.g.
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peptic ulcer

[′pep·tik ′əl·sər]
(medicine)
An ulcer involving the mucosa, submucosa, and muscular layer on the lower esophagus, stomach, or duodenum, due in part at least to the action of acid-pepsin gastric juice.

peptic ulcer

Pathol an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining those parts of the alimentary tract exposed to digestive juices. It can occur in the oesophagus, the stomach, the duodenum, the jejunum, or in parts of the ileum
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Peptic Ulcer Symptoms The first sign of an ulcer is usually a burning sensation in the upper-to-middle abdomen that occurs within one to two hours after a meal.
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With the demonstrated benefit in our trial, laparoscopic repair of perforated peptic ulcers should be the procedure of choice.
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In adults histamine-2 receptor blockers proton pump inhibitors and treatment of Helicobacter pylori have already replaced the role of elective surgery in peptic ulcer disease (PUD).
Lau JY, Sung JJ, Lee KK, et al Effect of intravenous omeprazole on recurrent bleeding after endoscopic treatment of bleeding peptic ulcers.
The two most commonly used PPIs for treating peptic ulcers in the UK are lansoprazole and omeprazole, while PPIs also help with symptoms of heartburn and acid reflux.
Helicobacter pylori in creases the risk of developing peptic ulcer disease (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, cohort study), but there is no evidence that treating Hpylori reduces that risk.