Peptic ulcer it is a damage to the mucous membranes of the stomach under the action of digestive enzymes and hydrochloric acid. Ulcers are the most common cause of severe and prolonged pain in the abdomen.
The reasons that cause peptic ulcer disease include aggressive environment of the stomach, the presence of pathogens, excessive alcohol consumption. Smoking, stress, bad diet have an impact on the course of disease.
Pain often occurs after a meal, often it accompanied with burp. Often there is a violation of the digestive tract motility. Diagnosis of gastric ulcer performed using FEGDS, X-rays. As well as investigating the acid function of the stomach.
Treatment of gastric ulcers complicated. Often prescribe a diet with the exception of spicy food, strong tea and coffee, and alcohol. Upon detection of pathogenic microbes is shown antibiotic therapy. Also used drugs to reduce gastric acidity. When conservative treatment failure or complications surgery is indicated.