A 45-year-old female asked:
Have had heartburn after every meal i eat. have tried to eliminate certain foods with no luck zantac (ranitidine) helps but i have been taking it every day?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Get EGD: when Dyspepsia or gastritis persists, you need to get Endoscopy(Esophago-Gastro-Deudenoscopy) to check the kind of stomach problem you have, and check for H.Pylori(a type of bacteria which causes Gastritis/Ulcers). Go to you doctor, and they can also prescribe you other classes of medications such as Omeprazole etc. Ofcourse avoiding Alcohol will help.
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