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A 45-year-old female asked:

Hi i have pain in my upper abdomen swelling /tender.took 1 zoton , relieved it .i took 1 ponstan last nite.also lot of pain lst wk .doc. said ulcer?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
May be ulcer, or not: Upper abdominal pain can be from "acid" pains, such as a stomach ulcer, just gastritis with no ulcer, or reflux (heartburn). Sometimes there is an ulcer in the first part of the small intestine. An infection with h. Pylori bacteria can lead to stomach ulcer pains. An acid blocker like zoton can help. Needs more evaluation by the doctor. Pancreatitis, gallstones, or various cancers can also occur.

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