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Approximately how long does it take for an ulcer to start bleeding if left untreated?

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Dr. Alan Kelly answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Unpredictable: You never know. A gastric (stomach) ulcer could bleed today or it might never bleed significantly. It depends on how bad the ulcer is and whether there is a major artery nearby.

Answered 11/30/2016



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