Peptic Ulcers (cont.)
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Peptic Ulcer Treatment
Choice of treatment depends on whether the ulcer is caused by infection with H pylori. Correct diagnosis is key to whether a treatment works or not. If the bacteria are the cause, treatment focuses on killing the infection. Regardless of whether the bacteria are the cause, reducing acid in the stomach is another important focus of treatment.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/13/2014
Michael W Stratemeier, MD
Lisa Vignogna, MD
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