Peptic ulcers are sores that form in the lining of the stomach, lower esophagus, or small intestine and result in stomach pain. They are usually caused by an infection with the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) or long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Dr. Vinod K Mishra, a senior Gastroenterologist, talks about the treatment of peptic ulcers in the following video in Hindi. Watch now to know more about:
1) What are the types of peptic ulcers?
2) How are peptic ulcers caused by H. pylori infection treated?
3) How are peptic ulcers caused by NSAIDs treated?
4) When is surgery needed for the treatment of peptic ulcers?
5) Can peptic ulcers become cancerous?
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