Associated Conditions for Peptic Ulcer
Excerpts on associated medical conditions for Peptic Ulcer:
cigarettes and ulcers, especially duodenal ulcers, does exist. The 1989
Surgeon General's report stated that ulcers are more likely to occur, less
likely to heal, and more likely to cause death in smokers than in
(Source: excerpt from Smoking and Your Digestive System: NIDDK
Peptic Ulcer as a risk factor:
Another type of associated condition is one for which Peptic Ulcer
is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Peptic Ulcer is listed as a risk
About associated conditions for Peptic Ulcer:
Associated conditions are those which appear
statistically related, but do not have
a clear cause or effect relationship.
Whereas the complications
are caused by Peptic Ulcer,
and underlying causes
may be causes of Peptic Ulcer,
the following list shows associated conditions
that simply appear with higher frequency in people
who have Peptic Ulcer.
In some cases, there may be overlap
between this list and risk factors
for Peptic Ulcer.
People with Peptic Ulcer may be more likely to
get a condition on the list of associated conditions,
or the reverse may be true, or both.
Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply
coincidentally related to Peptic Ulcer
is not always clear.
For general information,
see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.