A 31-year-old female asked:
What causes gastritis? recently stopped nexium for silent gerd and now i think i have gastritis.stomach pains after eating acidic things mostly, gas, belching. feels fine after a few hours. didn't have this pain before i started nexium 2 months ago.
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Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Gastritis?: How was silent GERD diagnosed? Any testing? Generally speaking, if you have been treated with Nexium (either prescribed or self-determined) for one month without resolution of symptoms, then testing would be advised. Perhaps an abdominal ultrasound and EGD.
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