Once Infection is Eliminated, Likelihood of Additional Ulcer Caused by H. Pylori Very Low
Thursday, 16 May 2013 01:00
Dear Mayo Clinic: I recently became extremely ill from what turned out to be a peptic ulcer caused by H. pylori. Until that time I had no symptoms of acid reflux or pain. What causes peptic ulcers? What are the chances I will have a recurrence?
New GERD Treatment May Be Option for Those Unable to Control Symptoms with Daily Antacid
Monday, 13 May 2013 01:00
Dear Mayo Clinic: I saw a story on the news about magnets being used to treat patients with GERD. Is this treatment safe? How does it work? I have taken prescription drugs for GERD for years and would love to not need medication anymore.
Sleep Study May Help Determine Cause of Child's Unexplained Fatigue, but Should Not Be the First Step
Thursday, 09 May 2013 01:00
Dear Mayo Clinic: My 10-year-old daughter is tired most of the time, but her blood work is normal and she gets plenty of sleep at night. Her pediatrician recommended a sleep study. What is involved in a sleep study, and what types of issues would doctors be looking for?