Share of Cost, Stomach Ulcers, The the Signs and Symptoms
A number of symptoms are associated with stomach ulcers. The severity of the symptoms depends on the severity of the ulcer.
The most common symptom is a burning sensation or pain in the area between your chest and belly button. Normally, the pain will be more intense when your stomach is empty and it can last for a few minutes or several hours.
Other common symptoms include:
* dull pain in the stomach
* weight loss
* not wanting to eat because of pain
* nausea or vomiting
* burping or acid reflux
* heartburn (burning sensation in the chest)
* pain improves when you eat, drink, or take antacids
Talk to your doctor if you experience symptoms of a stomach ulcer. Even though discomfort may be mild, ulcers can worsen if they aren’t treated.