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... for H. Pylori and each came back negative. Still waiting on blood work to screen for Celiac Disease but he thinks it my be an ulcer that developed in the lower esophagus or upper part of the stomach despite the PPI's I've been taking. ... (0 replies)
... everyone had this issue and never thought of it. Because I had it my whole life I never had any reason to think any different. The time I realized that it was not normal was when I was in nursing school. At that time after learning about the damage GERD can cause I decided to ask my doc about it. ... (10 replies)
... I am having such a difficulty with my esophagus it is sore at the bottom. I fear I've developed ulcerations from acid or reflux of bile from a dysfunctional gallbladder. I have GERD and Gallbladder issues. ... (0 replies)

PPI's not working?
Apr 30, 2007
... Barrett's Esophagus is when the esophagus is so damaged that the normal cells of the esophagus change to the type of cells of the stomach or intestine. It does this so it can protect itself from the stomach acid. ... (2 replies)
... back burning and chest squeezing now but not too terrible. ... (39 replies)
... or nausea. I am now beginning to think the medication is not working and the symptoms that come and go are just the natural course of acid reflux, i.e., whether one takes medication or not, one has better days and worse days. ... (26 replies)
... But as you say I am just starting fresh and I am off all meds and just continuing with healing as holistically and spiritually. It has been not just a physical drain but an emotional one as I am sure you are aware of going through your own surreal journey. ... (39 replies)
... I personally find the Welchol very helpful as I had a tendency toward occ. bile diarrhea following my gb removal in 2013. It does not constipate me...I "go" once or twice each morning like clockwork. ... (14 replies)
... try manuka honey as honey helps protect the esophagus, also try chamomile/fennel tea it helps with stress and indigestion. I had h pylori as well i had the triple therapy now my bloating,belching and burping has mostly gone away.Sometimes i get heartburn and acid reflux- it probably will take time to clear up. Hopefully:) do you get to sleep in the night? dont stress to... (5 replies)
... Thanks Jane. I recently had an endoscopy and it came out pretty much normal which is remarkable to me given how long I've had GERD. I think the omeprazole not only controlled my symptoms well but really protected my esophagus. Going forward though I'm worried as it's not working like it used to. ... (2 replies)
PPI's not working?
Apr 30, 2007
... What is Barrett's esophagus? It sounds like you may still have reflux problems. Please check with your Dr. ASAP. It isn't anything to mess with. Good luck!!! (2 replies)
PPI's not working?
Apr 30, 2007
... I was diagnosed a few months ago with Barrett's Esophagus and I am very scared of any further damage and progression of my disease. ... (2 replies)
... I'm taking Librax and Prevacid. They do not seem to be helping. I got a full cardiac work up this morning and my heart is GREAT. ... (1 replies)
... i've been on prevacid and prilosec otc, and i'm on a waiting list for nexium, so i can get it really cheap since i'm not working right now. i had been taking Maalox every night before bed, but it gives me diahrea every time th enext morning. so lately i've been taking chewable antacids. ... (4 replies)
... I have zero problem with anything coming up in my upper esophagus or vomiting, etc. and I have ZERO other digestive problems, i. ... (2 replies)
... Muscles in the esophagus can be very sensitive to temperature. Very cold drinks prevented me from swallowing anything for at least an hour. ... (10 replies)
... The problem does not sound like it is in the stomach but rather in the esophagus. You need to find a swallowing disorders clinic for evaluation. ... (2 replies)
... ent scopes and barium swallows. I had an esophagual manometry a short while ago and it was discovered that only one quarter of the muscles in the peristalsis are working as they should. ... (11 replies)
... I feel this is an acceptable compromise that will allow better nutrient absorption. But please educate yourself before making any decisions. Our situations are not the same. ... (7 replies)
... Anyway I went back to the specialist today and was told yes your LES valve is working at normal pressures apparently and there is little acid coming back up, I explained I was having a great day that day but apparently it would still show ? ... (0 replies)


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