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Why am I having sharp pain in my stomach ?

Doctor , I have been diagonose of stomach ulcer in my uper abdomen and i take a lot strong alchohol i have reduce the intake and still have sharp pains in my stocmach. please i need your advice as i do take ampciclox tablets many thanks-
Asked On : Wed, 29 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

Welcome to HCM.
Ampiclox or for that matter any other drug should not be taken without medical advise. All drugs are harmful for our body and should be taken with discretion.
You have already stated the cause of pain, which is alcohol intake. If the cause of pain cannot be removed, there is no point in treating, since the cause is again going to create the problem.
Main treatment for you would be stopping alcohol consumption completely forever. There is no better treatment.
Answered: Wed, 29 Jun 2011
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
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alcohol is known irritant for gastric mucosa \if you have ulcer and taking medicines for it you will have to stop consuming irritants like alcohol, spicy,rich foods

hot drinks to be avoded also

if you have to take alcohol minimal amount and always with some food to be taken
take your doctors advice treating you for peptic ulcerregarding all the medicines to be taken and follow advice
if you have not been checked up yet consult gastro enterologist soon get all testsand gastroduodenoscopy done with biopsy and take proper treatment
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