A 31-year-old female asked:
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burning sensation in stomach after eating certain foods for few years. doctor said if it was a stomach ulcer i would have blood in stool by now.true?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not True: Most ulcers are caused by an infection with h. Pylori. Any physician who hears your history and does not test you for h. Pylori needs to be fired.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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