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... does prilosec heal the esophagus (5 replies)
... Will that do the same? ... (5 replies)
... According to the drug inserts it will, most ppi do heal the esophagus over time, apparently Nexium does the best job! ... (5 replies)

... That is a good question, my Dr says it depends on the severity of GERD, and can take up to a year. I don't think healing is the best word either! According to drs it can prevent further damage to the esophagus and if you have mild acid reflux from time to time it can heal it. ... (5 replies)
... Over time Prilosec will cut down on the production of stomach acid and give your esophagus a chance to heal, but it can take some time. ... (5 replies)
... omach acid, it is critical to proper nutrition. Vitamin B12 can't be absorbed without a good supply of acid. Lack of B12 can lead to not only leg neuropathy but the brain degeneration. Certain enzymes and chemicals are released into the gut only when the acid is at the right level. ... (5 replies)
... If you have erosions in your esophogous, acid is causing it. Acid isn't supposed to enter your esophogous, but when it does, it causes erosions. The only way to heal the erosions is to stop the acid from getting into the esophogous. ... (8 replies)
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... I am just starting prilosec 40 mg and not sure how long it will take to heal my esophagus.I notice after i eat i get burning in chest,leftarm and back.I also have hiatel hernia.Dr says my esophogus is agrivated. ... (7 replies)
... I to have had the same issues for years also my dr also suggest surgery but I have put that off for three years now. ... (1 replies)
Esophagitis
May 13, 2011
... i have recently been diagnosed with esophagitis. have had it for 2 months now. tried to take prilosec for it but the side effects were to much for me. im trying to go natural, but dont know if that will help heal my esophagus or not. Wake up everyday and my head feels cloudy. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you SO much for taking the time to write all that. You have no idea how that helps me, even just mentally! ... (14 replies)
... My GI doc and I have found that when mine does my acid reflux gets worse, even when I'm on treatment that is working. I find that mornings are my worst and frequently get nausea issues in the morning. ... (5 replies)
... I have read this book called "Raise Your Voice 2nd Edition". It has a bit of information about acid reflux. This is what I read in the pages. ... (0 replies)
... the ache is strong and I worry about what my esophagus looks like. I assume that if I have erosions the Prilosec will eventually allow them to heal, so maybe I just need to "wait and see." On the other hand, the endoscopy might answer a few questions. ... (12 replies)
... have the same strength as i did before the chest tightness. ... (31 replies)
... I have IBS too. If you think the prilosec helped, you should get Nexium. That stuff has worked wonders for me. Yes, the carbonated beverages help with the GERD lump in the throat, but only temporarily and then it's right back. ... (3 replies)
... helped keep things in check for a long time. Beginning in June, my GI doc switched me to Nexium. As I said before, he made me stay on it for a month. He said the PPI's are different for everyone and that we needed to keep trying until we found one that worked for me. He said the Nexium is actually the best of the bunch. ... (14 replies)
... Your suppose to use bricks..under the head of your bed raise it up about 4 to 6 inches..its a pain cause the blankets slide down and the beds a pain to make in the morning..but it really does help to do this....I have bricks under both my beds in mass and sc... ... (10 replies)
... WORSENED after trying 3 or 4 different ppi's and i have tried sooooo many things that i've posted on here after having this for oh sooo many months now. I take prilosec twice a day 20 mg, i have been taking the pm dose every 2 days now. I feel alot less bubbling in my stomach and fullness. ... (5 replies)




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