Signs of Peptic Ulcer
Symptoms of Peptic Ulcer
The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Peptic Ulcer may include:
List of 17
Peptic Ulcer Symptoms
Note that Peptic Ulcer symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient,
but the phrase Peptic Ulcer signs may often refer to those signs
that are only noticable by a doctor.
Signs or Symptoms of Peptic Ulcer:
Abdominal discomfort is the most common symptom.
This discomfort usually
- is a dull, gnawing ache.
- comes and goes for several days or weeks.
- occurs 2 to 3 hours after a meal.
- occurs in the middle of the night (when the stomach is
- is relieved by food.
- is relieved by antacid medications.
- weight loss
- poor appetite
Some people experience only very mild symptoms, or
none at all.
Emergency SymptomsIf you have any of these symptoms, call
your doctor right away:
They could be signs of a serious problem,
- sharp, sudden, persistent stomach pain
- bloody or black stools
- bloody vomit or vomit that looks like coffee
- perforation--when the ulcer burrows through the stomach or
- bleeding--when acid or the ulcer breaks a blood
- obstruction--when the ulcer blocks the path of food trying to
leave the stomach.
(Source: excerpt from H_ pylori and Peptic Ulcer: NIDDK
More Symptoms of Peptic Ulcer:
More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Peptic Ulcer article.
In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture
of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition
and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions,
it may be necessary to examine symptoms
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What are the signs of Peptic Ulcer?
The phrase "signs of Peptic Ulcer" should, strictly speaking,
refer only to those signs and symptoms of Peptic Ulcer that are not readily apparent to the patient.
The word "symptoms of Peptic Ulcer" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Peptic Ulcer.
The signs and symptom information on this page
attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Peptic Ulcer.
This medical information about signs and symptoms for Peptic Ulcer has been gathered
from various sources,
may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Peptic Ulcer signs or Peptic Ulcer symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Peptic Ulcer may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Peptic Ulcer symptoms.