An ulcer refers to an open lesion or sore and is mostly found on the mucous membrane of the body. When the ulcer is in the duodenum or stomach it is generally referred to as a peptic ulcer. To be more specific, when it is in the stomach it is referred to as a gastric ulcer and when in the duodenum it is referred to as a duodenal ulcer.
Caused of Duodenal and Gastric Ulcers
‘What causes ulcers?’ is a question asked by many people especially because of the confusing information related to this condition. A few years ago, lifestyle factors such as diet and emotional stress were believed to cause ulcers. There are many people who still believe that peptic ulcers are caused [...]