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Have stomach gas, flatulence...

Have stomach gas, flatulence, burping. Using ranitidine and low-aspirin, but have not subsided occasional pain and all. that. gas.

Doctor's Assistant: How long has this been bothering you? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?

Been a couple of weeks + no vomiting, very slight occasional nausea.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Age 83 male upper plate and lower partial, average good health.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 8 months ago

low dose aspirin is not a great idea as aspirin can upset the stomach and cause more stomach acid production.

ranitidine is a good idea.

avoiding spicy foods, alcohol, carbonated drinks, tomato sauces, fried foods, large meals, black pepper can help you eat healthier and have less stomach acid production.

you can also add on prilosec 20mg to further decrease stomach acid

I would stop the aspirin or take the aspirin after a meal only, never on an empty stomach.

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