A 29-year-old female asked:
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taking ppi for suspected ulcer, been 4 days when should i see any relief? pain is exactly same, constant burning upper left an. for 3 weeks now. help?

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Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Call: Your doctor. If no relief. I recommend a endoscopy to see what's going on. You should have had some change in symptoms.
Answered on Aug 26, 2014
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Dr. Marc Goldhagen
32 years experience Occupational Medicine
OTC or Rx?: If you are taking over the counter PPI and are not getting relief then you may have a misdiagnosis or you need prescription strength medication. Either way you should see your doc. If you saw your doc to get the PPI then call the doc and ask him how much longer until you will feel better.
Answered on Aug 26, 2014
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