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A 23-year-old male asked:

If h pylori induced gastritis/ulcer.does stomach pain respond to antacids alone? preventing the patient to see a doc as he feels relieved from pain.

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Needs antibiotics: If a patient has H. pylori induced ulcer then proton pump inhibitors and antibiotics are needed. Antacids may relieve the pain but will not heal an H. pylori induced ulcer.
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