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bloated stomach

i have been having a painful and bloated stomach,acidity,reflux.it gets worse when i drink any form of alcohol or spicy foobs for several years now. i have been prescribed several drugs which seem to work only for a period then the problem recurs.
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I would suggest that you undergo an upper GI endoscopy test to rule out ulcer.
For relief of symptoms you may take PPI twice a day for 4-8 weeks.
In addition to this, abstinence from alcohol and avoiding spicy food would provide better relief.
The information provided is for patients’ education only and is not a medical advice. Always consult your personal physician for complete evaluation of your health problem.

- Ratnakar Kini M.D.
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