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Hi I've had severe acid reflux since March 2017. Test show I have an ulcer. I've been to a nutritionist, changed my diet, taken antibiotics, anti acid pills. The GI doctor seems to think all I need is to watch my diet. Well the ulcer may be better, but I'm still living on ant acids as well as a bottle of peplum.

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

The list is long. I'm on ranitidine in am and omeprazole 40 mg in pm. Digestive enzymes and beta plus ( no gallbladder) I'm finishing up 10 days of amoxicillin 500 2capsules 2 x a day andclarithromycin 1 tablet a day which gives loose bowels. Live probiotics 2 x a day. And of course the pepto.

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

No he's got all my mess for last 2-3 years. I am also on antidepressants, but that's been for years. I do see a specialist for the depression. He believes stress is playing a key factor

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