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how long does a peptic ulcer take to heal

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Triadafilopoulos
41 years experience Gastroenterology
2 months: As long as you do not continue to take aspirin...
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
GOOD QUESTION: Nobody knows! why would that be of interest? Try google , trivia, etc.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
Need To Diagnose The: Cause of ulcer (pu). Bacteria called helicobactor pylori- the commonest cause of chronic pu. Diagnosis preferably made by GI doctor by upper GI endo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Has a peptic ulcer: ...been formally diagnosed, or are you experiencing what you believe to be symptoms of one? Makes a big difference in the answer we give, and what end ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
True ulcer?: Was this diagnosed by direct visualization with EGD? Your doctor should have a recommendation for length of treatment. It is sometimes difficult to ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Peptic ulcer?: since you didn't specify the symptoms, it's not clear exactly what you're treating. If you're having upper digestive tract pain or burning, I would no ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Ulcer Treatment: I would speak with your pediatrician. You want to make sure that this was caused by excessive aspirin and not h. pylori.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't recommend: self diagnosing. See your physician or a gastroenterologist for evaluation. Treatment recommendations will follow. Take care.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
As directed: take as directed by your physician. Usually it is prescribed once a day. It lasts 24 hours. Check with your prescribing doctor. Good health to you
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Time for the scope!: ...There are lots of diseases of the stomach that can result in dyspepsia or pyrosis. These can be categorized as: problems with inflammation (e.g. Ul ... Read More
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