Symptoms of peptic ulcer 2019-03-01T16:17:38+00:00

Symptoms of Peptic Ulcer

Depending on the severity of the ulcer, symptoms may differ between individuals. 

  • Burning sensation/pain between the chest and navel (belly button)
  • Intermittent back pain lasting a few minutes to a few hours. May worsen between meals and disrupt sleep
  • Dull pain in the stomach
  • Poor appetite (due to pain) and weight loss
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Indigestion or bloating after a meal
  • Feeling of “fullness” after a meal
  • Fatty food intolerance
  • Burping or acid reflux
  • Heartburn (burning sensation in the chest)
  • Vomiting blood or substance that looks like coffee grounds
  • Bloody or black stools that look like tar
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Feeling faint