A peptic ulcer is characterized by symptoms, but can sometimes occur without symptoms. As a rule, marked pain, usually acute, which occur on an empty stomach and are localized in the upper abdomen just below the breastbone. After meals or medicines they disappear almost immediately. Is also characterized by the appearance of pain in 1-2 hours of the night. Chronic, although variable night pain and no pain at morning awakening is a typical symptom of this disease.
- Published in Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract