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peptic ulcer

noun as in ulcer

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When calcium carbonate was used to treat peptic ulcers, doctors often gave patients 20 to 60 grams of the neutralizing agent per day, and they noted, on average, that up to 35 percent of patients developed toxic symptoms.

The most characteristic symptom of the peptic ulcer is, as has been stated, hemorrhage.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to peptic ulcer, such as: abscess, lesion, boil, canker, carbuncle, and pustule.

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