antibiotic-bismuth approach

Question description


Please read the clinical situation and answer the question. Your answer will be graded on accurate physiological application, dept, grammar and spelling, and providing an accurate answer.

Clinical Application Question: Digestion III

Gary, a middle-aged salesman, complains of a burning pain in the pit of his stomach, usually beginning about two hours after eating and abating after drinking a glass of milk. When asked to indicate the site, he points to the epigastric region. The GI tract is examined by X-ray. A gastric ulcer is visualized and drug therapy using an antibiotic-bismuth approach is recommended.

A) why is this treatment suggested?

B) what are possible consequences of non-treatment?