What is an Ulcer?
An ulcer can be simply defined as the presence of a sore or painful wound. There are different types of Ulcers and the exact causes for these ulcers vary. According to the research stress, having more spicy foods, infectious diseases and use of alcohol are the main factors related to its causes.
Ulcers can appear anywhere in or on our body and few among them disappear on their own, while others require treatment to prevent serious complications. The causes, symptoms and their treatments usually vary.
Symptoms of Ulcers
The most common symptom of this condition is a burning pain. Other symptoms may include:
- Itchy Skin
- Chest Pain.
- Loss of Appetite.
- Nausea or Vomiting.
- Dark or Bloody stools.
- Early feeling of fullness
- Unexplained weight loss.
- Swollen glands in the groin area.
- Rash or bumps in the affected area.
- Pain or itching around the affected area.
These were common symptoms of an ulcer. These can be easily cured and prevented by taking proper treatment such as antibiotics, balanced diet, and in very rare cases, surgery is required for increasing the blood flow to the tissues and organs.