A 35-year-old member asked:
if you had a hole in your stomach lining, would it be able to heal itself?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jason Hemming answered
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: Yes. But a free perforation may make one very sick before it has time to heal. An ulcer can heal itself but usually acid suppression is needed along with treatment of hpylori if present an avoidance of nsaids.
Answered on Apr 6, 2016
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