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Are burning stomach pains a sign of a serious condition?

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A burning sensation in the stomach is generally not a major cause for concern. If the pain is persistent with medication, a doctor should be seen.

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Are burning stomach pains a sign of a serious condition?
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An ulcer may cause a burning pain in the stomach. A doctor can prescribe a medication to calm the symptom. A change in the diet and eating smaller meals may also help ease the pain. Stress can also cause the stomach to produce too much acid or to stop functioning correctly. Exercising, drinking tea or eating ginger are common remedies to calm burning pains in the stomach. Peppermint will also cool the burning sensations in the stomach.

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