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A 35-year-old female asked:

i did endoscopy ,it shows grade 2 esophagitis,and mucosa inflamed distally.i taking omeprazole ,then next when i take endoscopy again,

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics 36 years experience
See a GI doc : This is a very specific question, and if you were prescribed Omeprazole for the esophagitis, the prescribing physician should have told you when to retest. In general, it takes several weeks of good anti-acid medication therapy to heal the inflammation, but ask your GI doctor for a more accurate response. I would wait at least 2-3 months

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