You have probably known someone who has had an ulcer, so you know it can be a very unpleasant experience. If you think you have a stomach ulcer you obviously first look at your symptoms. In this article we show you the 10 most common symptoms.
But what exactly is a stomach ulcer?
An ulcer is a type of wound in the lining of the stomach. Sometimes the ulcer is located in the stomach itself, but usually it is located just past the ending of the stomach, at the beginning of the duodenum.
When left untreated, ulcers can start to bleed and even though most ulcers are not life threatening they can cause extreme discomfort and be very painful.
The symptoms of an ulcer are very diverse, from exhaustion to indigestion and nausea. On the next page there is a list of the signs and symptoms of an ulcer.