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My 79 yr old father keeps having stomach pains for the past 2 weeks. he says it keeps growling. he's eaten and taken pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and still the same.?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
At this age, any new: Stomach issues need looked at by his doctor please.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. If he is overweight, losing weight may help.

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Last updated Feb 5, 2019

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