What are the complications that may occur from stomach ulcer?

Some complications that may occur are:

  • Hemorrhage (hematemesis or melena as described in the symptoms section)
  • Stenosis of the duodenum (constriction of the duodenum, which prevents the food from passing from the stomach into the small intestine)
  • Perforation of the stomach

Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 23 Jan 2018
Medical Author: Dr. med. Diana Hysi