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Undiagnosed Gastric Ulcer

Undiagnosed Causes of Gastric Ulcer

As part of Gastric Ulcer diagnosis, consider whether any of these underlying medical Gastric Ulcer causes may have been overlooked:

  • Non-cancerous (benign) gastric ulcers are caused by an imbalance between stomach acid, an enzyme called pepsin, and the natural defenses of the stomach's lining. This imbalance leads to inflammation, which can be made worse by aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen
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Undiagnosed Complications of Gastric Ulcer

As part of Gastric Ulcer diagnosis, consider whether any of these Gastric Ulcer complications may have been overlooked:

  • Chronic blood loss, iron deficiency anaemia, perforation of stomach wall
  • Bleeding from the ulcer
  • Perforation (hole) in the stomach
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Undiagnosed Diseases

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One possible misdiagnosis is the failure to correctly diagnose Gastric Ulcer leading to a person remaining with undiagnosed Gastric Ulcer. Any condition can potentially be missed and stay undiagnosed. For a general overview of diseases that are often undiagnosed, see Failure to Diagnose or Under-Diagnosed Diseases.


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