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What conditions can cause similar symptoms to stomach cancer?

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Peptic ulcers and acid reflux (also called GERD) cause similar symptoms. Antacids or histamine blockers may give temporary relief. Many other conditions can cause these symptoms as well. For these reasons, people may not recognize the problem as serious and may put off seeing a doctor. A gastric tumor can grow very large before it causes other symptoms.

SOURCES:
American Academy of Family Physicians.
The Mayo Clinic. "Stomach Cancer."
The Journal of the American Medical Association, January 14, 2004; Vol. 291 No. 2

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on July 31, 2020

SOURCES:
American Academy of Family Physicians.
The Mayo Clinic. "Stomach Cancer."
The Journal of the American Medical Association, January 14, 2004; Vol. 291 No. 2

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on July 31, 2020

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