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Atlanta, TX
A 37-year-old male asked:

Have had chronic non-hpylori gastritis and pharmaceuticle treated gerd and lpr since '09. what are the chances i could have carcinoma after 5yrs?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Very rare: The chances of cancer are there but quite remote. So i would not be too concerned as long as you take your antacids regularly and get egd done once every 10 years.
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