Share of Cost, Stomach and Intestinal or Peptic Ulcers
Stomach and intestinal ulcers can cause a burning sensation in the stomach region. Pain can worsen after eating as well as when the stomach is empty. Nighttime is often the longest stretch of the day between meals.
Most common causes include:
* H. pylori bacteria
* Overuse or prolonged use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)