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    stomach pain
    An_201495 posted:
    I am a 45 year old woman. I have been having stomach pain for several months. The Dr put me on prevacid and now nexium. The pain is still there. I have some indigestion but nothing severe. I am experiencing excessive pain in my back in the mid section. The only relief I get from the pain is taking 800mg motrin. The motrin eases all the pain. What could be going on? The Dr's want to treat me for acid reflux but I am not convinced that is the problem.
    georgiagail responded:
    It would be a good idea to actually undergo some testing to find out the actual source of this pain. At this point your physician is addressing the issue by "putting a bandaid on a bleeding wound"; i.e., attempting to treat the symptoms without an accurate diagnosis as to the cause of this pain.|

    alvarado10 replied to georgiagail's response:
    How long have you been taking nexium? PPI's can also he cause stomach pain as side effects. I agree with Gail, get tested the sooner the better.
    kathiebop2 replied to alvarado10's response:
    I have been on the Nexium for a month. As with the Prevacid it sometimes eases the pain. I have an appointment with another Dr to discuss the problem further. I agree that further testing is needed to find the source of the pain. To this point only treatment of symptoms have been addressed. Thank you for you comments.

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