Ulcers, Heartburn, Reflux Disorders

Peptic ulcers are open sores on the lining of the stomach.  Symptoms can include heartburn, burning stomach pain and nausea. Heartburn is a burning pain in the chest, just behind the breastbone.  Occasional heartburn is common. Reflux disorder is a GI disorder that occurs when stomach acid, or sometimes stomach content, flows back into the food pipe.