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Prevalence

August 22, 2019
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So in reference to stomach ulcers, they're relatively rare in today's world compared to previous times, and especially in reference to gastritis. But perhaps 10% of folks in the US populations may have some form of, of a stomach ulcer, and this could be from a very small or shallow, ulcer to a larger, more frank ulceration. Part of the reason why gastric ulcers may appear to have receded in their appearance in the u s population is because of the types of medications that we use which are very potent to treat them. And we give folks these medications to help prevent ulcers and to cure them more effectively.

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