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Having pain in upper left and right abdomen. ESR being 40,60,82, acid peptic disease. Reason?

64 year old male ,non diabetic,non hypertensive with 1 week old suspected basal pneumonitis ,treated with IV and oral antibiotics, relieved of respiratory symptoms; has persistent upper left and right abdominal pain , spastic, more nocturnal, which was there abt 2-3 weeks before the respiratory event, and still persists.His Hb was 13.5, 13 and now 11.7 in 3 weeks; ESR being 40, 60 and now 82 in these 3 weeks...abt 15 yr old h/o OGD scopy done for ?Acid peptic disease... asymptomatic till present events...please advice
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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The pain in the upper abdomen can be due to basal pneumonitis.Reports suggest persistent infection.
Please continue with Oral antibiotic like Clarithromycin.
Another possibility is Acid peptic disease.please give PPI like Rabeprazole.
Get an X ray chest PA view,Ultrasound abdomen and upper GI endoscopy.
If you come back with the reports,i will clarify further.
Wish him good health
Answered: Sat, 23 Feb 2013
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