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You likely have stomach lining inflammation --also called gastritis.
This can be caused by viral infection, spicy diet, high fat containing food, tobacco, coffee, and also excess alcohol intake.
You should follow a simple diet --fruits, veggies, baked food.
Please consider starting Omeprazole tablet 20 mg twice daily for 2 weeks. Omeprazole is acid suppressant and helps to heal the stomach lining in 2 weeks usually.
Omeprazole and diet as mentioned above will be enough usually.
Please avoid caffeine also
Antibiotic is used only if you have confirmed H pylori infection --a type of bacteria that can infect the stomach lining, cause ulcer and chronic symptoms.
welcome --best wishes