Peptic Ulcer (cont.)

Medical Author:
Medical Editor:

Peptic ulcer summary

With modern treatment, patients with ulcer disease can lead normal lives without lifestyle changes or dietary restrictions. Cigarette smokers have been found to have more complications from ulcers and treatment failure. Eradication of the bacteria H. pylori not only heals ulcers but also prevents the recurrence of ulcer disease.

REFERENCE: MedscapeReference. Peptic Ulcer Disease.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/17/2014

Patient Comments

Viewers share their comments

Peptic Ulcer - Symptoms Question: What were your symptoms of your peptic ulcer?
Peptic Ulcer - Treatments Question: What kinds of treatments did you receive for your peptic ulcer?
Peptic Ulcer - Causes Question: In your opinion, what was the cause of a peptic ulcer in you, a friend, or relative?
Peptic Ulcer - Complications Question: Did you experience any complications with your peptic ulcer? Please share your story.