Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers

by Cathy Parkes July 06, 2020 Updated: December 29, 2021

Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers
Key differences in symptoms for Gastric and Duodenal ulcers:

Gastric ulcer: Pain 30-60 minutes after meal, worse in DAY, worse with eating.

Duodenal ulcer: Pain 1.5-3 hours after meal, worse at NIGHT, better with eating.


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