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A 31-year-old female asked:

31 year old with gerd- chances of barrett's, esophageal cancer or stomach cancer?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Treat the GERD: If the GERD is treated properly with antacids, there is very little risk of developing Barretts. There is very remote if any chance of developing Gastric Cancer. So youc an relax and take your PPIs as needed to keep the heart burn under full control. You may ahve to take PPIS for a long time. But you can get the Cancer fear out of your mind. You may need Upper endoscopy every 10 years to look fo

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Last updated Jul 26, 2017

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