Keep a check! Five signs that you may have ulcer

Check out these five signs of ulcer

Updated: Jan 27, 2016, 14:06 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: People suffering from ulcers can have a really tough time dealing with it. It is an open sore on an external or internal surface of the body, causing immense pain.

It is caused by a break in the skin or mucous membrane that fails to heal.

Check these symtoms:

  1. Stomach ulcers generate a burning, gnawing pain in the upper middle part of the abdomen and can be relieved only by eating or taking an antacid.
  2. Eating can trigger pain caused by an ulcer depending on where it is located. In gastric ulcer, belly pain increases shortly after eating while for duodenal ulcer, belly pain increases 2-3 hours after a meal.
  3. Belly pain that improves immediately after eating than it can also be a sign of an ulcer.
  4. If you are having a problem of frequent burping or bloating than you are suffering from ulcers.
  5. Nausea, or that queasy feeling that comes before vomiting are symptoms that you are suffering from ulcers.