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What causes persistent (several months) burning l mid abd pain migrating to l mid back area even though i completed an h pylori treatment?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Ulcer treatment pain: Although the burning is most suggestive of an ulcer there are a variety of potential other causes including splenic or pancreatic sources. It is most likely related to the ulcer and the very first thing to do is schedule a follow up endoscopy to ensure a satsifactory response to the h. Pylori. You may not have had a complete response and may require a second round of antibiotics.
Dr. Otto Placik
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Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
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Feb 8, 2012

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