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    msmaddog1 posted:
    Looking 4 answers re: duodenal ulcer caused by H-Pylori bacteria. Spent most of Dec. in pain, 6 days in hospital. Taking Omeprazole, Amoxicillin, Clarithromycin. Been home from hosp. since 13th, have appetite, but when first eating or drinking some pain occurs in stomach upon food arrival. Eases off soon. lost almost 15 lbs from not eating for 10 days ( good thing)? Non drinker, non smoker, don't eat spicy food.....old ( 72)
    female. I guess what I'm asking is, is pain part of healing or eating, special diet required? Online not much help. had battery of test to come to this diagnosis,upper, lower, blood test,etc. Any help appreciated
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    alvarado10 responded:
    Ulcers take 4-8 weeks to heal. The medication can also contribute to your pain as well. Eat smaller meals throughout the day 4-5 times.


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