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does omeprazole help with peptic ulcer

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
42 years experience Pediatrics
Peptic ulcer: Don't know how diagnosis of peptic ulcer was made. Are you are treating yourself.? Anyway, you need test for a bacteria called helicobactor pylori, a ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: You will notice no difference and it will be just as effective. Feel free to use it. Good luck.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
17 years experience Family Medicine
We can help.: Sorry to hear about your situation. Acid overproduction in the gut can be a source of many GI problems. If you make a virtual appointment I would be ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Possibly: Yes it could be something other than the ulcers, and you should let your doctor know what specific concerns you have so they can be addressed. Hope th ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Adler
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Probably not: H pylori causes ulcers. If not eradicated, it will likely cause more or worsening ulcers. These ulcers can sometimes bleed severely. It's important to ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Ulcer-related?: The medicine itself wouldn't cause pain. It is more likely that the ulcer persists and causing more pain. Need to check back with your dr.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
As directed: take as directed by your physician. Usually it is prescribed once a day. It lasts 24 hours. Check with your prescribing doctor. Good health to you
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Has a peptic ulcer: ...been formally diagnosed, or are you experiencing what you believe to be symptoms of one? Makes a big difference in the answer we give, and what end ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Srinivas Kalala
26 years experience Gastroenterology
8 weeks minimum: Generally for 8 weeks and make sure to check for H Pylori bacteria . Prolonged course if taking NSAIDS ( pain pills).
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
True ulcer?: Was this diagnosed by direct visualization with EGD? Your doctor should have a recommendation for length of treatment. It is sometimes difficult to ... Read More

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