Ulcers can occur either in the stomach (gastric ulcer) or in the small intestines (peptic ulcer). Although gastric ulcers can bleed, peptic ulcers have a greater possibility of becoming bleeding ulcers.Â Getting an ulcer is not a pretty thing or an easy issue to deal with. With all the stresses that happen everyday, an ulcer could really be acquired by anyone. According to studies, males are more likely to develop ulcers than females. This is probably because they carry the burden of earning for the family. They also get involved in more physical endeavors than the women. Once you are afflicted with ulcers, then you are bound to a life of pain and discomfort. Symptoms of a ulcer are anemia, fatigue, nausea, abdominal pain, and vomiting. If it becomes a bleeding peptic ulcer, there will be blood in your stools as well.