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A female asked:

I do not get heartburn nor do i have gerd. i have had ulcers related to h pylori and need a med to reduce the acid in my stool burning my rectum.

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Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
General Surgery 40 years experience
Not an acid problem: Several possibilities, such as an anal fissure, prolapsing hemorrhoids, a fungal infection, and pruritus ani (inflammation of the skin around the anus). An examination as well as a detailed history are in order.
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