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A 26-year-old female asked:

Worried i have a stomach ulcer been put on omeprazole for ten weeks scared il bleed to death? how likely

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Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Omeprazole: First off - unlikely at your age without underlying issues you would have an ulcer and a bleeding one at that - you would be having symptoms such as vomiting up blood. Did you undergo any testing prior to starting medications? I would finish the meds and see how you feel. If you continue with symptoms you need testing either a scope or UGI. Good luck

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Last updated Aug 23, 2016

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