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How long for double dose of ppi to work gastritis

A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: How was the diagnosis made?Depending on presence of h pylori or not, you may need in addition antibiotics. Avoid nsaids and smoking . The brief diagno... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Alternative: Sounds like you have given conventional therapy a fair trial. A therapy I think worth looking into is Bovine Colostrum
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Pepcid (famotidine): Try adding some Pepcid (famotidine) 20mg and follow up with gastroenterology. There may be an underlying cause that needs to be managed.
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A male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
One aleve (naproxen): One aleve (naproxen) will not cause gastritis, but worsen symtoms for a short time yes. If PPI's are not helping you should see a gastroenterologist f... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Antacid: You may add a quick acting antacid such as Tums to relieve symptoms. Please avoid caffeine and spicy foods, eat yogurt and follow up with your physici... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Although some clinicians see no use for it in nonulcerative conditions, sulcrafate may be useful in gastritis by its action which could prevent erosio... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Burping suggests you may be swallowing air. Keep a Diary of what effects it and share with your Drs and you all can figure it out. Go to drugs.com and... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Scarring: The report says there is some scarring. It is benign in that there is no malignancy. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of wat... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No longer mild: The pain pattern is critical in establishing the diagnosis, before or after meals, periods of high stress, etc. How was your diagnosis made? In case y... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Think again...: First, i'm not sure what you mean by "way less harmful." neither drug is side effect free. Second, ppi's effect healing of peptic damage, not just "hi... Read More
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