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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   i have pain in my upper stomach like a burning pain and lots og gas, do you think its an ulcer if so how can i help this with over the counter meds
User :   it also gives slight pain inmy back is this normal
Doctor :  
OTC medications will give only temporary relief
User :   well does this sound like an ulcer to you, will nexium help
Doctor :  
You will need to find out the reason for this
Doctor :  
it may require to do an endoscopy
User :   well i eat lots os spicy food, smoke and have lots of stress
Doctor :  
to see if ulcer is there
Doctor :  
and then give necessary treatment
User :   had one in feb and nothing
Doctor :  
all these are risk factors for developing ulcers
User :   yes i no
User :   can there be one no even thooght there wasnt in feb
Doctor :  
it might have developed by now due to all the stress factors involved.

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