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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Barrett's esophagus: The changes in the esophagus associated with Barrett's progress slowly, beginning with unchanged mucosa and gradually progressing. Most people wh ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Very unlikely: You have bleeding in your intestine and a colonoscopy is a reasonable investigation to identify the source of bleeding. However, the risk of colon can ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
FOBT.: While cancer is of course on the list of possibilities, a positive fecal occult blood test in no way diagnoses someone with cancer. There are many ot ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Maybe: I suspect you have reflux that was not visible last time around. Your physician may either 'scope you again or give meds now. I'm not concerned about ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Ask your doctor: Since you have a doctor who is doing your egd, he/she is the best doctor to address your concerns and guide you further. I do not think increased refl ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joanna Chan
Specializes in Pathology
0.5%/per year: Patients with Barrett's esophagus with NO DYSPLASIA have a < than 0.5 percent of developing esophageal cancer per year.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
unlikely: It would be very unlikely but not impossible. Share your concerns with your doctor.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
unlikely: While this is very unlikely, the more i see, the more I am amazed. Some things happen that don't make sense. If you are talking about yourself, stomac ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michaele Enghardt
50 years experience Pathology
Low likelyhood: The period of time is probably too short to develop even premalignant conditions in the epithelium of the esophagus. However, if you have symptoms tha ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It is possible: This is possible. Consult your doctor for further advice.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sahil Patel
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Low: Typically there is a 0.5-1% chance of cancer.
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