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What will your doctor check on after you get peptic ulcer treatment?

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After treatment, your doctor may want to keep a close eye on you, depending on:

  • The size of your ulcer and where it was
  • How well the treatment worked
  • If you had any other problems

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Peptic ulcers.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Peptic ulcers.”

The Mayo Clinic: “Peptic ulcer.”

American Family Physician: “Diagnosis and Treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease and H. pylori Infection.”

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 15, 2019

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Peptic ulcers.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Peptic ulcers.”

The Mayo Clinic: “Peptic ulcer.”

American Family Physician: “Diagnosis and Treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease and H. pylori Infection.”

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 15, 2019

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