San Antonio, TX
A 41-year-old male asked:

Burning feeling upper stomach directly below rib cage. no other symptoms. ulcer perhaps?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Pain: Ulcer presentation is usually more than just pain - indigestion, nausea, heartburn, pain with relation to food ingestion. Although, if you are taking Ibuprofen and other nsaids, the chance of ulcer is definitely higher. Stop those. Try zantac (ranitidine) or priosec, see if it helps.
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