Quiz: Peptic Ulcer Disease
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A peptic ulcer is a sore that forms where the lining of the stomach or duodenum (the first part of the small intestine) has been eaten away by stomach acids or digestive juices. In addition to Helicobacter pylori infection of the stomach, what is the most common cause of peptic ulcer?

  • A.

    Consuming very spicy foods

  • B.

    Cigarette smoking

  • C.

    Moderate use of alcohol

  • D.

    Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

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