What Does an Ulcer Feel Like?

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2. Treatment for Peptic Ulcers

Treatment for a peptic ulcer is dependent on the main cause of the ulcer. An ulcer caused by H. pylori is often treated with a combination of medications to kill the bacteria, and this way allows for the ulcer to heal. For ulcers caused by the chronic use of painkillers or certain medications, the doctor assesses the condition to determine if there is need to reduce the acidity of the patients stomach. Additionally, when treating peptic ulcers, a patient may be given medications to protect and coat the inner surface of the stomach wall to prevent any further damage from stomach acids.

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