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A 24-year-old female asked:

I just found out that i have ulcer of the upper digestive system and the pain is so unbearable i can't help it but i'm on medication?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Ulcer pain: If you have a peptic ulcer of the duodenum or the stomach and have severe pain despite avoiding spicey foods, caffeine,alcohol,aspirin and anti-inflammatory medication like ibuprofen or Aleve, and are taking proper doses of ppi medication like omeprazole or nexium, I recommend consulting a gastroenterologist as complications like a penetrating ulcer or pancreatitis are a concern. Take maalox also
Last updated Nov 25, 2019

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