A stomach ulcer may be caused by a number of circumstances, such as:
Helicobacter pylori is considered to be responsible for around 60% of stomach ulcers and at least 90% of duodenal ulcers.
Certain medicines, such as aspirin or clopidogrel, used on a daily basis to assist prevent a heart attack or stroke, and arthritis medications Anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) are considered to be responsible for around two-fifths of stomach ulcers.
Cancer – Stomach cancer, especially in the elderly, might manifest as an ulcer.
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