• Peptic Ulcer Risk Factors

Risk Factors
risk factors of peptic ulcer

Smoking: Smoking increases risk of Peptic Ulcers.

Drinking alcohol: Alcohol can irritate and erode mucous lining of stomach. It also increases the amount of stomach acid that is produced.

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs): Use of NSAIDs has shown to increase risk of gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation.

Past and Family history: Past and Family history of Ulcers increases risk of ulceration.

Physical stress: Physical stress caused by injury like major trauma, surgery or serious illness.

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