In rare cases, surgery may be needed if an ulcer does not heal.
But some people who have this surgery continue to have ulcer symptoms even
though they no longer have an ulcer. The continuing symptoms probably are
caused by the stomach and small intestine becoming more sensitive. The cause of
this sensitivity or irritability is often hard to find. Additional surgery
often makes the problem worse. A detailed exam by a specialist usually is
needed to find a cause and begin an effective treatment for these
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