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Glossary for Perforated gastric ulcer

Medical terms related to Perforated gastric ulcer or mentioned in this section include:

  • Alcohol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Alcohol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Angina: Angina is a particular type of pain related to heart conditions
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Corticosteroids -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Corticosteroids during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Disorders of the stomach:
  • Gastric Ulcer: A gastric ulcer is a break in the normal tissue that lines the stomach.
  • Gastric pain: Pain due to lesions of the stomach.
  • Gastritis: gastritis is inflammation of the gastric mucosa of the stomach
  • Gradual vision change in both eyes: Gradual vision change in both eyes is the slow development of changes in eyesight in both eyes.
  • Gradual vision changes in one eye: Vision changes occurring in one eye only, over a longer term period of weeks to months and years.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Heartburn: Heartburn is a burning sensation experienced behind the breastbone in the upper chest due to regurgitation of stomach contents.
  • Human carcinogen -- Helicobacter Pylori infection: Helicobacter Pylori infection is deemed to be carcinogenic to humans. Infection with the virus does not mean the patient will definitely develop cancer but the risk of cancer is increased.
  • Obesity: Excessive body weight especially fat.
  • Perforated ulcer: is a very serious condition where an untreated ulcer can burn through the wall of the stomach (or other areas of the gastrointestinal tract), allowing digestive juices and food to leech into the abdominal cavity
  • Smoking: The smoking of cigarettes
  • Stress: Emotional stress (sometimes refers to physical stress)
  • Ulcer: The sloughing of necrotic inflammatory tissue causing a local defect in the surface of an organ or tissue

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Perforated gastric ulcer:

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