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What is peptic ulcer disease?

Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

Peptic ulcer disease (PUD) refers to an ulcer that occurs in the stomach (gastric ulcer) or the first portion of the small intestine (duodenal ulcer). An ulcer is a small wound in the surface of these organs.

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