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What does ulcer mean?
Ulcers in the stomach are fairly common in Western countries. They are generally easy to treat but can become serious if not treated.
Example: The doctor discovered that an ulcer was causing my stomach pain.
Where does ulcer come from?
The first records for the word ulcer come from around 1350. It ultimately comes from the Latin ulcus, meaning “a sore or ulcer.”
Ulcers by themselves are not usually serious and can easily be cured with antibiotics. However, if not treated, they can lead to more serious problems, such as holes in the stomach tissue or infections.
It was once thought that ulcers were caused by stress or acids. Today we now know that ulcers are caused by bacteria or as a side effect of certain medicines, such as aspirin or anti-inflammatory drugs.
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What are some other forms related to ulcer?
- antiulcer (adjective)
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How is ulcer used in real life?
Ulcers are not fun at all and will result in a trip to the doctor.
Anyone have some helpful remedies for an ulcer? Cuz I feel like I'm gonna die but can't go to the doctor 😞
— s h e l b z Δ (@shelbydee6) June 11, 2020
Just saw a doctor about a possible ulcer who told me to avoid coffee and alcohol. :( So then I promptly went to Starbucks.
— Richelle Mead (@RichelleMead) May 1, 2015
Ulcer pain!!!Terrible,worst 😭😭🤮
— FALI-YOUR JEWELRY VENDOR⛓ (@mz_deruntee) June 13, 2020
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True or False?
A peptic ulcer is a sore in your stomach.
How to use ulcer in a sentence
Some studies have found that excess salt brings on ulcers, infections, and may even hasten stomach cancer.
Melioidosis infections can present like an infected wound, with swelling or ulcers at the exposure site, but they can also occur in the lungs, the bloodstream or widely spread throughout the body.
Three months after they appeared, the ulcers completely cleared up, leaving Gaither to wonder what really caused them.
Other people can take relatively small amounts and get an ulcer right away.
A lot of times people equate their abdominal pain with having an ulcer.
Indeed, Rep. Paul Ryan may talk a good game about the poor, but his policies still give social-justice advocates an ulcer.
The doctors suspected a heart issue or an ulcer and recommended he follow up with his regular physician.No Answers in Death of Technician Linked to Andrew Breitbart|Christine Pelisek|November 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Talk about a Super Tuesday designed to give all parties involved a massive ulcer.
Buffered and enteric-coated aspirin do not eliminate the risk of developing an ulcer.
Except in gastric ulcer, the danger lies in the retching produced, and the tube can safely be used if the patient takes it easily.
When found in the fluid removed after a test-meal, it commonly points toward ulcer or carcinoma.
Recognition of occult hemorrhage has its greatest value in diagnosis of gastric cancer and ulcer.
And among others, Sir J. Denham he told me he had cured, after it was come to an ulcer all over his face, to a miracle.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
It chanced one day, when he was fifteen, he went into the woods, and the ulcer pained him.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson