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What medicine would be good to get rid of alcer stomac pains?

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Michael Erickson
General Practice
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In brief: Ulcer Pains?

Stomach ulcers are generally caused by an increase in stomach acid or reduction of gastric mucus.
Some causes are stress and infection. If anti-acid and diet changes aren't effective, see a dr. They can prescribe a proton pump inhibitor which is very effective. It is important to get treatment because complications can occur such as stomach perforation which can cause internal bleeding.

In brief: Ulcer Pains?

Stomach ulcers are generally caused by an increase in stomach acid or reduction of gastric mucus.
Some causes are stress and infection. If anti-acid and diet changes aren't effective, see a dr. They can prescribe a proton pump inhibitor which is very effective. It is important to get treatment because complications can occur such as stomach perforation which can cause internal bleeding.
Michael Erickson
Michael Erickson
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Dr. Gregory Fehr
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Maalox

Liquid antacids are your first choice.
After those try acid inhibitors like Pepcid or zantac, (ranitidine) if you still have problems see you md about a test for h pylori or an endoscopy.

In brief: Maalox

Liquid antacids are your first choice.
After those try acid inhibitors like Pepcid or zantac, (ranitidine) if you still have problems see you md about a test for h pylori or an endoscopy.
Dr. Gregory Fehr
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