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NIH Public Bulletin – June 2011

What You Need to Know About Peptic Ulcers

Format: Easy-to-Read Booklet
Institute: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

A peptic ulcer is a sore in the lining of the stomach. You can find out more about peptic ulcers in What I need to know about Peptic Ulcers, an easy-to-read booklet that defines peptic ulcers and discusses their symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment. The booklet also discusses risk factors and prevention methods.

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You can read What I need to know about Peptic Ulcers at www.digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/pepticulcers_ez/WINTKA-PepticUlcers_LN.pdf.

This page last reviewed on August 24, 2012

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