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NSAID-secondary ulcers

NSAID-secondary ulcers: Related Topics

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NSAID-secondary ulcers as a Disease

NSAID-secondary ulcers: Type of or association with medical condition Peptic Ulcer.
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NSAID-secondary ulcers: Related Diseases

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NSAID-secondary ulcers as a subtype of Peptic Ulcer

Peptic Ulcer (medical condition): Ulcer on the lining of the stomach or duodenum

Peptic Ulcer (medical condition): Peptic ulcers are an inflammation of the stomach or duodenal lining. Once believed to be caused by spicy food and stress, these have been found merely to be aggravating factors, and the real causes have been found by research to include bacterial infection (H pylori) or reaction to various medications, particularly NSAIDs. The identification of H. pylori ulcers has led to a cure for this subtype that was discovered as recently as 1982. Whereas treatment used to involve bedrest and antacids, modern treatment involves killing the H. pylori bacteria or removing the underlying NSAID medication.

Peptic Ulcer: A peptic ulcer is a sore on the lining of the stomach or duodenum, which is the beginning of... (Source: excerpt from H_ pylori and Peptic Ulcer: NIDDK)

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