Test Your Knowledge on Ulcer
A peptic ulcer is a open sore that occurs either in the stomach, in the first part of the small intestine or in the lower esophagus. A peptic ulcer develops due to the effect of excess acid produced in the stomach. It often presents with abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting (coffee colored if it is a bleeding ulcer), bloating, loss of appetite and black tarry stools (in case of bleeding from the ulcer site).
This Quiz has 10 questions.
1. What is the common cause for developing peptic ulcers?
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