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A 52-year-old male asked:

Wake up during night with stomach upset/pain after i get up the pain goes. when i drink softdrink my stomach hurts again ?

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Dr. Rupesh Parikh
Medical Oncology 27 years experience
May be reflux: Try taking Prilosec at bet time and see if it helps or elevate your head of bed at least 15 deg ; if not improved should have scope done.
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Ulcer: Sounds like you have a peptic ulcer. Try otc Pepcid (famotidine) or prilosec. Avoid taking nsaids or corticosteroids, do not smoke or drink alcohol and check your stool for occult blood. Also do a breath test for h. Pylori.

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