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A 39-year-old female asked:

h pylori was neg but doc said take prevpac since i can't afford egd yet. safe to do? burping/chest pain/regurg/weight loss. ppi 8wks but not working.

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Digestive problems: Well a gastroenterologist is an 'expert' in this field - so hopefully something can get worked out for you to have the full evaluation, which helps direct the best treatment. In the meantime, you could try various things for improvement. I'm a big fan of ginger. I recc ginger tea, ginger candies, anything with ginger. Take ginger root, boil for 10 min, add honey -see if that helps. Feel better!

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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