Ulcer - Health Newstrack

An ulcer (from Latin ulcus) is an open sore of the skin, eyes or mucous membrane, often caused by an initial abrasion and generally maintained by an inflammation and/or an infection.

Ulcer medicines may lead to infections and fractures (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)
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