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How do doctors look for ulcers in the stomach?

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05/18/2010

Doctors usually look for stomach through a flexible tube like device whose one end is fitted with a camera ( endoscope, for stomach the endoscope is called as Gastroscope )...and the other end is connected to computer, so that it can be viewed on a monitor which gives an enlarged view....... and stomach ulcers can also be detected through history of the patient ( like patient feels pain soon after consuming food and relieves when stomach is empty )