Character of Pain in Acid Peptic Disease.

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Acid peptic diseases include;

  • Duodenal ulcer.
  • Ulcer in the part just beyond duodenum i.e.jejunum

The feature of pain includes;

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    Colic pain in the upper mid-abdomen,

  • Mostly marked either in empty stomach in case of duodenal ulcer or after taking food in case of stomach ulcer.
  • Gradually the pain looses the timing in relation to food as the disease progresses.
  • The pain is more marked in the winter season, i.e. seasonal exacerbation.

The disease can be assessed through endoscopy. Very good non-surgical treatment options are available now-a-days.

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