What organ is effected when you have gastric ulcer?
The organ being affected by Gastric Ulcer is the Stomach
When the wall of the stomach cannot protect the organ from tbe effects of digestion is te result of what?
An ulcer is an erosion in the mucosal layer of the digestive tract. A gastric ulcer occurs in the lining of the stomach. A duodenal ulcer is an ulcer that occurs in the mucosa of the duodenum (the first part of the small intestine). Both types of ulcers have been known to be caused by the bacteria Helicobacter pylori and are easily treatable. If untreated, they can lead to stomach cancer.
A histamine H2 antagonist used in the treatment of duodenal ulcers to reduce hydrochloric acid secretion. Therapy and treatment of duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer, control gastric pH in critically ill patients, symptomatic relief in gastritis, gastroesophageal reflux, active benign ulcer, and pathological hypersecretory conditions