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A 34-year-old male asked:

Is that healthy taking 80mg pantoprazole plus 40mg famotidine for a long time ?i have losing my weight unintended by about 10 kg , so is cancer signs?

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 years experience
Gastroduodenal ulcer: Not necessarily cancer. Need to get tested for h pylori + peptic ulcer and get on antibiotics for 2 weeks is you have this. Neuroendocrine tumor such as zes is also possible after this much acid suppression for this long. You need an upper endoscopy and internal med/gi eval.
Last updated Aug 11, 2013

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