Gastric ulcer, a type of peptic ulcer that is specifically
located at the antrum (a portion before the outlet which is lined by mucosa which does not produce acid) of the
Burning pain after an hour of eating is associated
with this disease. Eating is not helpful at all but rather it aggravates the pain because acid secretions
increase at meal time.
Vomiting relieves the pain for acid is expelled out by
vomiting. And because of this, a person with gastric ulcer may experience weight loss. Risk factors and
management is the similar as in the peptic ulcer.
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