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Medicines to stabilize ulcers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   i have been diogonised with ulcers and i have made adjustments to my diets i want to know if there is any medication that i can use to stabilize them and go back to the normal diet
Doctor :   FIrst you need to follow the diet as strictly as possible for 2-3 months and use regular antacids to relive the pain after food.
Doctor :   If the symptoms still persist after the modifications, then you will require the stronger antacids
Doctor :   Avoid alcohol, cigarette smoking and caffeine
Doctor :   Also exercise regularly as it prevents reflux
User :   thank you but will that help, and if i continue with the plan will i be ulcer free
Doctor :   Yes, the healing will occur in most cases in 2-3 months
Doctor :   If it still persists then the medications can be taken
Doctor :   If the pain intensifies during this duration, go to a Gastroenterologist and]
Doctor :   get the medicines prescribed as they are prescription based

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