A 47-year-old member asked:
what happens if there was a hole in your stomach lining, would it be able to heal itself?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Andrew Seibert answered
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Usually not.: A perforation of the stomach is usually a surgical emergency. If not repaired quickly, patients can often get extremely sick from peritonitis. It is usually not safe to observe someone without surgery in that setting. Hope that helps.
Answered on May 21, 2017
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