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    gastric ulcers<> Written by David Heiei that occur in the upper area of the small intestine, which is called the duodenum, are called duodenal ulcers.

    in the u.s., a>icy foods were the main causes of these ulcers. Now, research has shown they usually are caused by a bacterium known as H. pylori. How this bacteria spreads remains unclear. Someins unclear. Some believe it is spread by close contact such as kissing or even through food and water (p>> p>Repeated use of aspirin or other over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may also cause these ulcers.pan style="line-height: 20px;">span style="line-height: 20px;"> >/p> Who Is at Risk for Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers?

    en are more likely to experience duodenal ulcers, while older women have more gastric ulcers. This has been linked to aspirin use (a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3554818/" target="_blank">Thorsen, et al., 2013/a>).

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