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How long should it take for the aching pain to go and the ulcer to heal?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Where is ulcer?: Turns out you can get ulcers in many places: cornea, skin & stomach/esophagus. So you'll need to chat w/doc who diagnosed you & hopefully gave you some treatment. Antibiotics might be used for your eye. Relieving pressure is imperative for pressure ulcers of skin. We use H2 blockers & proton pump inhibitors to lower stomach acidity in attempt to treat peptic ulcers. Pain won't go until treat cause

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