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Suffering from diarrhoea and upper stomach hurts

my upper stomach has been hurting for 4 days. it s not very painful though. but yesterday my whole stomach started to hurt badly and I had 2 times of diarrhea. today is better but my right upper stomach still hurts. is it gastric problem? should I worry? do I need to consult a doctor?
Thu, 5 May 2011
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Hi welcome to health care magic

your symptoms suggestive of APD(Acid peptic disease).. it is caused due to increased secretion of gastric acid in stomach, associated with H pylori infection.. eating spicy food, oily food, chats, and decreased sleep is are the main reason for this... avoid above food habits, take bland food.. quit smoking and drinking if... it will subside by 2 weeks.. if have more pain you can take ant acids(Tab. pantrapazole 40mg daily once at morning, before breakfast)... if not then consult a physician
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