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Peptic Ulcers (cont.)

Peptic Ulcer Follow-up

Follow the recommendations of the health care professional.

  • Lifestyle changes can relieve symptoms and help the ulcer heal. Stop smoking, avoid alcohol, caffeine, and avoid aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications.
  • Take all medications as prescribed.
  • Follow up as scheduled with the health care professional to monitor your progress and prevent complications.
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