Stomach Ulcer Symptoms

In 2005 Drs. Barry Marshall and Robin Warren were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for finally proving their theory that H pylori infection causes stomach ulcers (also known as peptic ulcers). Since that time, it has been shown that H pylori infections are responsible for approximately 80% stomach ulcers and 95% duodenal ulcers, which are ulcers of the upper small intestine. It is estimated that approximately 10-15% of people infected with H pylori develop ulcers. Given that H pylori infects around half the world’s population, we can safely say that the infection causes a lot of...