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Stomach Ulcers

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A thick layer of mucus lines the stomach wall and provides a protective barrier from the hydrochloric acid found in the stomach. If this mucus lining is damaged, a lesion called an ulcer may form.

Which food item would MOST likely irritate a stomach ulcer?

A

Key lime pie.

B

Cherry cheesecake.

C

Red velvet cake.

D

Pumpkin pie.