Our expert says:
This is very typical of a peptic ulcer - please ask your doctor to send you for a gastroscopy so that they can look into the stomach (http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/health_advice/examinations/gastroscopy.htm)
This is not painful and takes about 5 minutes, and most doctors give sedation so you don't even feel the procedure.
You may need long term treatment (6-8 weeks) of a medicine the suppresses the forming of stomach acid in your stomach. In some people this could be caused be a bacteria (H.pylori) and then your doctor will also give you some antibiotics to take. For the time being - try Mucaine for the pain - but don't take it the day before the gastroscopy otherwise they won't be able to see anything!
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