Peptic ulcers are painful sores in the stomach and duodenum. The burning sensation in the middle of the abdomen, between the chest and the belly button area, a typical pain associated with ulcer makes it very easy to diagnose. Despite that few still might ignore this main symptom and other associated symptoms of ulcer. This ignorance leads to complication of peptic ulcer. What are the complications? Let us check.
In the last post we emphasized the need to rule out any heart related ailments if you have crossed 35 years of age and if your pain is more on the upper left side of the body closer to where your heart is. And we also added that if you have a family history of heart attack, hypertension, cholesterol, and diabetes, and over and above if you also drink and smoke, then you get yourself checked for any heart related ailments first.