West Harrison, NY
A 78-year-old female asked:
I have gerd, dr did all kinds of test, upper gi, endoscopy, taking nexium (esomeprazole) 2 x day, still have burning pain under my breast when i eat, ?
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Pediatrics 44 years experience
Heart Burn: If all tests are 'normal' including infection with h.Pylori, then, think about 'functional dyspepsia'. Dyspepsia is epigastric discomfort following meals. It is the cause of symptoms in 60 % of patients. Life style changes such as loosing weight, avoidance of large meals, smoking, alcohol, caffeine, chocolate, fatty food, citrus juice, and nsaids ( Motrin ) may prevent gerd . Do continue nexium (esomeprazole).
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