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8th day on ppi medication, have experienced general

improvement with indigestion and heaartburn...
8th day on ppi medication, have experienced general improvement with indigestion and heaartburn. But still have some symptoms is this normal ?
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Thanks for your question.
Having partial improvement after 8 days of proton pump inhibitors would be considered normal.
It may take a couple of weeks for the symptoms to improve completely.
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I still have this persistent burning feeling between belly button and rib cage. My doctor said after 2 weeks on ppi he would recommend me for endoscopy. Should I be worried ? He did physical examantion and said it wasn’t ulcer. Both grandparents died of stomach cancer
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
no alarm symptoms
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
33 Yr male
You need not get unduly concerned about the persistent burning between the belly button and the rib cage.
Most likely this is just dyspepsia and should improve with PPI.
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Thank you
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Hi it’s been exactly two weeks since I started ppi. I still have some pain in my stomach although less. Should I wait longer before returning to doctor ?
If the pain has been improving you may wait for one more week.
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Thanks !
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I thought I was improving but I have the constant aching or burning knowing feeling just left and above my belly button
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Sometimes worse sometimes better
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Today I woke up It feels much better than last night
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