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If I have had surgery for a bleeding ulcer in my stomach is it possible that it may start bleeding again?
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4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Although not common, recurrence is a possibility.
Be prudent and use antacids and follow a diet that will not promote ulceration. Also be sure that you have been tested for h pylori.

In brief: Yes
Although not common, recurrence is a possibility.
Be prudent and use antacids and follow a diet that will not promote ulceration. Also be sure that you have been tested for h pylori.
Dr. Michael Sawyer
Dr. Michael Sawyer
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Depends on the correction and whether area removed, oversewn, bypassed, vagotomy, gastric, duodenal.
Etc.

In brief: Yes
Depends on the correction and whether area removed, oversewn, bypassed, vagotomy, gastric, duodenal.
Etc.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes
Ulcers can start again in a different place. See your doctor.

In brief: Yes
Ulcers can start again in a different place. See your doctor.
Dr. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill
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