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How do you heal stomach ulcers?

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How do you heal stomach ulcers?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 5 years ago.
mysticdoc :

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mysticdoc :

Hello

mysticdoc :

Thanks for your question.

mysticdoc :

Stomach ulcers get better with acid suppressive therapy.

mysticdoc :

Omeprazole or prilosec is effective 20 to 40 mg daily.

mysticdoc :

Sucralfate is another medication that also helps with healing by coating the ulcer.

mysticdoc :

Avoid hot and spicy food, caffeine. alcohol.

mysticdoc :

Aloe vera juice is also helpful.

mysticdoc :

Sometimes, there can be H pylori infection of the ulcer.

mysticdoc :

In that case, triple antibiotic therapy is used to treat the infection and the ulcer.

mysticdoc :

Best wishes.

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