How many bleeding ulcers are there?
500000 new cases each year in the US
Unfortunately, there are more and more patients with bleeding ulcers all over the world. Statistics show that 500000 new ulcer cases are discovered in the United States of America each year. This is definitely something. There are also 4 million recurrences. Keep in mind that there are three major causes of ulcers: infection, certain types of medication and disorders that cause exceed of secretion of stomach juices. It is interesting to know the fact that ulcer may strike people in any age group.