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How long till duodenal ulcers heal?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Duodenal ulcer heal: Complex issue. 1. What is the cause of the ulcer 2. Where exactly in duo is it. 3. What other illness do you have. 4. What treatments are being given. 5.Surgery will fix it immediately-usually. Let's chat so I can give the best answer in YOUR situation.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

Can duodenal ulcers heal on their own?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Not really: Duodenal ulcers do not heal on their own as these are caused by h pylori infection and need antibiotics and acid suppression therapy to heal.In rare cases these may heal on its own with proper diet and acid suppression, that was the case in past before we knew that these ulcers are caused by bacteria.

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