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... does prilosec heal the esophagus (5 replies)
... 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)

... How long is over time? And how about Zantac? 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)
... Last December some roast actually got stuck in my esophagus and I had an emergency egd to remove it. I was put on Prilosec 40 mg. ... (7 replies)
... The upper endoscopy biopsy showed Barretts Esophagus which surprised us both as I don't have GERD or acid problems. He said that it was pretty bad and wanted me to start on medication. ... (8 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)
... He did a Esophagus scopy and also a colon scopy on me and found a polp that was precancerous and removed it. But also found the Ulcer. ... (0 replies)
... I tried it once and it did not work, but your only a week into, if your esophagus is irritated you may have to take the medicine longer to allow it to heal. ... (6 replies)
... It took 10 weeks for me to heal. I tried three different medicines and to be honest, I think they were all about the same. First I was on Protonix, then Prilosec and finally Nexium. I hope your problems resolve soon. I hate the throat thing but I guess it could be worse. ... (19 replies)
... The last thing you want to do is cut down on stomach 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. Stomach acid aids in the defence against food... (5 replies)
... weeks for any irritated areas in your esophagus to heal and for your sinus symptoms to improve. Unfortunately, it's a long, slow process. ... (5 replies)
... One of the challenges with PPIs is that they are primarily designed to give your body a chance to heal from the acid that refluxes into the esophagus. ... (10 replies)
... 14 days is really not enough time to have any significant impact on acid reflux. It typically takes 8-12 weeks to really see improvement, but you should probably see a doctor if you're going to take it for that long. Prilosec and Nexium are very similar chemically, but Nexium is much stronger (and is prescription-only and much more expensive). Both Nexium and... (6 replies)
... counter strength seem to work equally well to prevent heartburn and let the esophagus heal. ... (1 replies)
... is a common symptom of acid reflux, and is often caused by an area in your esophagus or upper digestive tract that has been irritated by acid from your stomach. ... (14 replies)
... cts which made me could not sleep at night and i stopped taking them. The acid has left burning and itchy sensation in my throat for months now and I was sure my esophagus might be damaged without knowing. I am scared of stomach ulcers and cancer someday if it is untreated early. ... (3 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)
... or over breathing or maybe reflux hitting the lower esophagus tightening the airways that happened in my sleep or when i was in bed. ... (31 replies)

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