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Your Guide To Peptic Ulcers

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Updated September 18, 2008

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Warning Signs

If you display any of these warning signs, seek medical attention immediately.

  • Vomiting blood.

  • Vomiting food eaten hours or days before.

  • Difficultly swallowing

  • Nausea

  • Black or tar-like stools (indication that there is blood in the stools)

  • Sudden, severe pain in the abdominal area

  • Pain that radiates to the back

  • Pain that doesn't go away when you take medication

  • Unintended weight loss

  • Unusual weakness, usually because of anemia

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