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Noticed blood and mucus in stool. Took opmerzole for acid reflux. Having stomach pain. GERD?

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Dr. Ratnakar Kini

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Posted on Fri, 5 Apr 2013 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: Yes i started off at the doctors for blood in my stool then i was bringing up streaks of blood in mucus which I had bad stomach pains and chest pains I went to the emergency room and said I had acid reflex and then I went to the doctor got opmerzole and antibiotics my chest pain has subside alot but still have stomach pain Is it gerd or gastris
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Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.Ratnakar Kini and I am pleased to answer your query.

The pain could be due to peptic ulcer disease. Since you have had blood in the vomitus, an upper GI endoscopy may be done for evaluation. Continue taking omeprazole for relief.
Also for the blood in stool, colonoscopy may have to be done. If you are constipated, the bleeding could be due to hemorrhoids or fissure in which case you may have to take fiber supplements and drink plenty of fluids.

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Dr.Ratnakar Kini


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