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Help, do I have an ulcer?

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Old 04-26-2009, 01:50 PM   #1
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Help, do I have an ulcer?

I have really bad Acid reflux and I take the proper meds for it,

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after I smoke I am in extreme discomfort in my chest and left peck, my left peck is a little reddish and larger than the other and thats where the pain is, my stool has been black for about 2 weeks and I am losing weight.

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Old 04-26-2009, 09:12 PM   #2
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Re: Help, do I have an ulcer?

I would see your doctor, you may have a bleeding ulcer if you have black stools.It's nothing to ignore. I had a stomach ulcer which caused pain but it wasn't bleeding and healed.

Old 04-27-2009, 08:34 AM   #3
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Re: Help, do I have an ulcer?

Black & Tar consistency stools are a sign of blood in your digestive system. If this is you, you definitely want to see your doctor about this. It could be from many things, even a reaction to your meds, dont delay.

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