“Acid peptic disease” is a collective term used to include many conditions such as gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastritis, gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, esophageal ulcer, Zollinger Ellison Syndrome (ZES) and Meckel’s diverticular ulcer.
The commonest ulcers are the gastric and the duodenal ulcer.
Symptoms of peptic ulcers include abdominal pain, nausea, water brash, vomiting, loss of appetite and weight loss. Complications include bleeding, perforation, obstruction in the digestive tract and sometimes cancer.
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Future perspective for potential Helicobacter pylori eradication therapies. - Published by PubMed
Fruit-Derived Polysaccharides and Terpenoids: Recent Update on the Gastroprotective Effects and Mechanisms. - Published by PubMed
The appropriate use of proton pump inhibitors. - Published by PubMed
Adverse Effects of Proton Pump Inhibitors on Platelet Count: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. - Published by PubMed