Author(s): Dr. Bhavik Purohit, Dr. Poorav Desai, Dr. Zankhana Desai, Dr. Dhaval Jadav and Dr. Ravi Patel
Abstract: Ulcerations (sores) in the lining of upper part of the digestive tract are known as Peptic Ulcers. The ulcers may exist in the lower part of food pipe (esophagus), in the stomach or in the initial part of the intestine (duodenum). About 10% of all adults are affected with Peptic ulcers at some time in their life. The incidence of Peptic ulcers is more common in males as compared to females.