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A 64-year-old male asked:

I have a nawing naggin pain on my left side at the lower part of the robe cage i get releave whin i eat something or take two nexume?

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Dr. Neal Kraus
Hospital-based practice 11 years experience
Duodenal ulcer: The old adage that a duodenal ulcer is relieved by eating and a gastric ulcer is worsened by eating isn't great to rely on, but i would seek followup with a GI physician or your pcp. A trial of a ppi (ranitidine) or h2 blocker (nexium) may help, but if your symptoms improve with those, it's more of a reason to follow-up with a doctor.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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