Treatments for Peptic Ulcer Disease
The treatment and management of peptic ulcers involves lifestyle changes, medications, alternative and complementary therapies, and surgery. The goals of treatment include:
Treatment may involve the following:
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Last reviewed April 2013 by Daus Mahnke, MD; Brian Randall, MD