Peptic ulcer is caused by bacterium Helicobacter pylori.
A simple definition of an ulcer is the appearance of a sore or painful wound. Ulcers come in a variety of shapes and sizes, with different causes. As per the study, fatigue, eating more spicy foods, contracting infectious diseases, and consuming alcohol are the key causes.
Ulcers may occur anywhere in or on our bodies, and although some heal on their own, some need medical attention to avoid serious complications. The causes, signs, and treatments are generally different.
Stomach ulcers develop when the stomach’s thick protective mucus lining is compromised. The stomach is protected by this lining from digestive juices. Ulcers are caused by the destruction of the stomach lining by these digestive juices.