If a patient has a cause to their ulceration secondary to a bacterial infection then antibiotics are the treatment of choice. The antibiotics are very important. It's very important that the antibiotics that you take are taken through the entire course, so that you don't form resistance. We have significant bacterial resistance now, and second and third lines of bacterial treatments are needed to be conducted in many patients at this time. There's many patients that have resistant forms of bacterial infections that can cause a peptic ulcer disease. Therefore, it's very important that you take the medication and have good follow-up and test to make sure that the bacteria is gone after your treatment course.
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