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pantoprazole stomach ulcer

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
4-6 weeks: The medication should begin healing the ulcer immediately and symptoms should resolve within a week. In general it takes about 6 weeks to heal an ulc ... Read More
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Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Peptic Ulcers: can take up to six weeks to cure with proton pump inhibitors such as pantoprazole. Hope this helps!

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Long
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Pantoprazole: You can only maximally suppress the acid. It may be that you could get benefit from two pills, but first change the dosing time. Since it is a once ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Need close follow-up: When symptoms like pain get worse, the questions include: is the disease spreading, is the medication no longer working, is there a new problem, etc. ... Read More
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Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
Ulcer: Yes, i would take Protonix (or prevacid, or nexium, (esomeprazole) or prilosec, or dexilant) and carafate. However, you should also see a gastroenter ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Silent stomach ulcer: Not always. Ulcers may not hurt if they are due to ongoing use of nsaid's that patients take for their "pain killer" property. Sometimes ulcers in t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes: Stomach ulcer can be cured by......Zantac/ Prilosec etc. If Pylory infection is the cause...it can be cleared by 2-3wks of antibiotic combo.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Find the cause: Find the cause, such as infection, and treat the cause of the problem.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Teitel
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Abdominal Pain: Nausea, vomiting are some of the vely symptoms. Ulcers can also be relatively painless, and present just as bleeding. Stools can become black, tarry ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection, acid: See doctor for advise and treatment. Could be hyperacidity or h. Pylori.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Endoscopy: This is usually diagnosed by a gastroscopy.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Perhaps: Gold standard is endoscope, but sometimes they do helicobactet pylori testing, urea breath testing, ct, MRI, blood work first . See your doctor
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