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how long to heal a peptic ulcer

A 16-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 38-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 20-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 23-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 16-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 16-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 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
OTC meds?: First be sure the diagnosis is confirmed by a doctor. There is a bacteria that can cause stomach ulcers and you should be checked for this. If that ... Read More
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A 16-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 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Peptic ulcer: If you have been diagnosed as having a peptic ulcer, you should take your ranitidine as directed by your doctor to help it heal. If you are taking ran ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
29 years experience Urgent Care
Unfortunately it: is a bit complex and sometimes you will not know if it is getting worse especially if you are above 50 years of age. At your age, abdominal pain may ... Read More
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