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what's considered the best remedy for one who has multiple peptic and duodenal ulcers to soothe the symptoms of acid indigestion?

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Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
Pathology 58 years experience
See below: If you have had multiple peptic ulcers you should be worked up to see if you have a tumor that produces gastrin. The peptide causes an overproduction of acid and multiple ulcers. These tumors occur in the pancreas or duodenum and this should be checked before you take any medication.

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