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A 31-year-old male asked:

Good day dr. hiroshi. i have been diagnosed with gerd 3 months after endoscopy and colonoscopy. stomach shows severe gastritis; atrophic type i think.

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
And the question?: atrophic gastritis is really rare in the young. Certainly lowering acid secretion with a proton pump inhibitor, looking for H Pylori, seeing what foods are tolerable, and watching for bleeding are some things to do. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26958813 worse news, you need scoping periodically because it can lead to cancer
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