Should I talk to my doctor about duodenal ulcer symptoms?

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You cannot treat an ulcer on your own, and it is important for you to see a doctor if you have symptoms of a duodenal ulcer. Doctors can help you treat the disorder in such a way that it will not come back often. They can also help you manage the pain of an ulcer, preventing it from impacting your daily life. Furthermore, the symptoms of duodenal ulcers sometimes mimic the symptoms of stomach cancer. It’s important to discuss your symptoms with a doctor so that the doctor can rule out more serious diseases.

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