Peptic Ulcers (cont.)
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What kind of doctor treats peptic ulcers?
If you suspect you may have a peptic ulcer, you may first be diagnosed by your family practitioner or internist. Children or teenagers may see a pediatrician. For further treatment you will likely be referred to a gastroenterologist, a specialist in disorders of the digestive tract. If you have an emergency such as vomiting or severe abdominal pain you will be seen by an emergency medicine specialist in an emergency room. In the rare case where surgery is needed, you may see a general surgeon.
When should I seek medical care if I think I have a peptic ulcer?
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