Peptic Ulcers (cont.)
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What about surgery for a peptic ulcer?
Medical therapy works in most people with peptic ulcers. Sometimes, medical therapy does not work, or a person can't take the therapy for some reason. Surgery is an alternative to medical therapy for these people.
Surgical operations often used in peptic ulcers include the following:
Should I follow-up with my doctor for a peptic ulcer?
Follow the recommendations of your health-care professional.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/24/2015
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