Types of Ulcers Identified

Filed Under: Ulcers, Digestive Health
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Types of Ulcers Identified

Learn more about the different kinds of ulcers affecting the digestive tract

Stomach (peptic) ulcers and small intestine (duodenal) ulcers are basically sores that develop in the lining of the digestive tract. These sores are spots where the stomach’s or intestine's lining has been eaten away by stomach acid and digestive juices. Ulcers typically heal and recur.

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