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Causes of Peptic Ulcer

List of causes of Peptic Ulcer

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Peptic Ulcer) that could possibly cause Peptic Ulcer includes:

Causes of Peptic Ulcer (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Peptic Ulcer that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Peptic Ulcer Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Peptic Ulcer:

Peptic Ulcer: Genetics

Not currently believed to be genetic; familial patterns are now believed to be due to shared infections with ...more »

Peptic Ulcer: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Peptic Ulcer, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Peptic Ulcer:

Peptic Ulcer: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Peptic Ulcer: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Peptic Ulcer:

Causes of Broader Categories of Peptic Ulcer: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Peptic Ulcer as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Peptic Ulcer as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Peptic Ulcer. Our database lists the following as having Peptic Ulcer as a complication of that condition:

Peptic Ulcer as a symptom:

Conditions listing Peptic Ulcer as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Peptic Ulcer. Our database lists the following as having Peptic Ulcer as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Peptic Ulcer:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Peptic Ulcer as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.


Drug interactions causing Peptic Ulcer:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Peptic Ulcer as a symptom.

The list below is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Rofecoxib and low aspirin dose interaction
  • Vioxx and low aspirin dose interaction
  • Celecoxib and aspirin interaction
  • Celebrex and aspirin interaction
  • Aggrenox and barbiturates interaction
  • more interactions...»

What causes Peptic Ulcer?

Causes: Peptic Ulcer: Hydrocloric acid and pepsin in the digestive juices of the stomach.

H_ pylori and Peptic Ulcer: NIDDK (Excerpt)

One cause of peptic ulcer is bacterial infection, but some ulcers are caused by long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs), like aspirin and ibuprofen. In a few cases, cancerous tumors in the stomach or pancreas can cause ulcers. Peptic ulcers are not caused by spicy food or stress. (Source: excerpt from H_ pylori and Peptic Ulcer: NIDDK)

H_ pylori and Peptic Ulcer: NIDDK (Excerpt)

The majority of peptic ulcers are caused by the H. pylori bacterium. Many of the other cases are caused by NSAIDs. None are caused by spicy food or stress. (Source: excerpt from H_ pylori and Peptic Ulcer: NIDDK)

Medical news summaries relating to Peptic Ulcer:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Peptic Ulcer:

Related information on causes of Peptic Ulcer:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Peptic Ulcer may be found in:

 

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