Peptic Ulcer Disease

Peptic Ulcer Disease

A peptic ulcer is a sore or lesion that develops in the lining of the esophagus, stomach or duodenum. It is commonly believed that ulcers form as a result of stress or poor eating habits. It has been found, however, that 90 percent of ulcers are caused by Helicobacter pylori, also known as H. pylori, a bacterium that lives on the lining of the stomach. Other causes of an ulcer may include the following:

  • Smoking
  • Caffeine
  • Alcohol
  • Stress
  • Excessive use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, or NSAIDs

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Ogden Clinic GI at McKay helps patients from Salt Lake City, Ogden, Utah and the surrounding areas with treatment for a peptic ulcer. Call 801.475.3680 or fill out a Contact Form to schedule an appointment.

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Ogden Clinic G.I. at McKay
4403 Harrison Blvd, #4650
Ogden UT 84403

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4403 Harrison Blvd, #4650 Ogden, UT, 84403 | 801.475.3680