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Seek a second opinion and ask whether all
medicine treatment options have been tried.
Compare the cost of
long-term medicine treatment to the one-time cost of
Remember that no surgery can completely prevent ulcers
Find a surgeon who has a lot of experience with
surgery for ulcers.
When surgery is done, it usually
involves one or more of the following:
Cutting one or more of the nerves to the
Widening the opening of the bottom of the
Removing part of the stomach (partial
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