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Symptoms Indicating a Peptic Ulcer?

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I have had this pain in the upper part of my stomach for some time now. Right below my rib cage. But in the middle. It is alot worse in the morning! I feel sick at my stomach its so bad. After a couple of hours and after breakfast, the pain subsides alittle. I can't tell you how many botttles of ematrol I have went through in the past year!! I will make an appointment today. Something is wrong. Please send any tips or information you have. thanks

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replied August 22nd, 2006
Stomach, Ulcers, Gastric Bypass, Colon Disorders Answer A136
You are very likely candidate for experiencing a peptic ulcer. You can request an endoscopic gastroscopy and Helicobacter pylori –serology. An abdominal ultrasound and standard blood analyses with liver status are also recommended as diagnostic procedures.
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