Duodenal is more common.
in the epigastric area ( the area you have mentioned). The pain
is relieved by food. Pain usually disturbs sleep and you wake up in the middle of the night because of pain (though not in all cases).
GERD produces heart burn, excessive salivation,chest discomfort, which are worsened by bending down, by alcohol, smoking, after meals and uncommon symptoms like asthma, sore throat, stickiness in throat, cough, dental erosions.