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... That means if you have GERD but no Barrett's, your chances of cancer there are about 0. ... (10 replies)
... I know that the longer you have it, the higher your chances of serious damage. I had another question to ask you but it slipped my mind just now! Oh well................ ... (14 replies)
... Hi gnz, I had alot of trouble finding info on this, too. ... (10 replies)

... I know that the longer you have it, the higher your chances of serious damage. ... (14 replies)
... I'm pretty sure Barretts will not give you shortness of breath or diarrhea. It can also only be diagnosed by biopsy during your EGD. Even IF it turns out positive try to stay calm. ... (4 replies)
... ok, had a bad week. started with a lump in my throat and found out it was a thyroid goiter, which I now know is not that big of a deal. Then I had an endoscope done yesterday and Dr. said esophgus has a lot of damage from acid reflux which has probably been going on for few years. ... (2 replies)
... GERD is most often not a life limiting disease. Approximately 23 million Americans have GERD. The chances of Barret's is pretty small and even then less then 10 percent with Barrets will develop esophageal cancer. ... (18 replies)
... cancer, I've never seen it even incidentally mentioned about the chances when you have LPR symptoms. Just that one could get some kind of cancer. Anyone know? ... (1 replies)
Now what?!?!
Jan 7, 2005
... I have been suffering with worsening GERD for the past year. Upper GI showed nothing at all significant, not even evidence of reflux, but based on symptoms, doc put me on zantac 150mg twice daily. ... (6 replies)
... m. Yeah thats right, it takes 6 months to heal, read the posts, these people have it for years without any improvment at all. Then they try to scare you with the cancer talk, increases chances of getting cancer. So does Flouride in the water, so does 2nd hand smoke, so does pollution etc. etc. ... (16 replies)
Great News!
May 21, 2006
... Well yes it can lead to cancer but first it has to lead to Barrett's esophagus and then that may lead to cancer. ... (18 replies)
... I have never been in a situation where there is no reasonable solution. There are only three and for me, none of them is remotely reasonable to the point where I could start snatching myself from this severe depression. ... (7 replies)
... suppression therapy, it is the best option for LPR and GERD sufferers at this point. ... (2 replies)
... The chances that you have cancer are very small. ... (7 replies)
... pitations. It's called Protonix. I honestly do not want to be on any PPI's. I've been trying to read a lot about how to naturally heal my problem without the use of medication. The doctor hasn't even given any response about the risk for me getting an endoscopy. ... (8 replies)
... I have suffered from Gerd for many years. I had an endoscopy about six weeks ago. ... (0 replies)
... My doctor is convinced that a lot of my problems are a vicious circle. Anxiety causes me to produce too much acid, I produce too much acid so I get anxious. ... (3 replies)
... Redness of the throat and vocal cords can be very common with LPR. My ENT regularly scopes my throat and vocal cords. ... (4 replies)
... Hello, my name is Tanya and I'm 31 and I've been reading this message board since May 2005 when I first found out I had GERD. In fact after reading the sympoms of everyone on here is how I determined that was what I had. ... (9 replies)
... I wouldn't trust ppis not causing cancer in many individuals. PPI's can lead to hypochlorhydria. ... (4 replies)

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