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A 48-year-old female asked:

Boy 8 gi issues since birth mod-severe pain, worse on 30mgprevacid20mgpepcidqd. refllux, pain in upper mid to luq, under l ribs standing, worse supine?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
To ped doctor: At age 8 with those symptoms need work up from his pediatrician, to ped GI specialist , even at that age peptic ulcers are possible. Take him to his pediatrician first.
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