What are Peptic Ulcers (Stomach Ulcers)?

úlceras pépticas
January 4, 2016

Peptic Ulcer disease refers to painful sores or ulcers that are on the lining of the stomach or duodenum, the first section of the small intestine. There is no single known cause for the developing ulcers. However, it is clear that an ulcer develops as the result of an imbalance between the duodenum, which is the first part of the small intestine, immediately next to the stomach. Digestive fluids in…