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A 51-year-old female asked:

After 4 years of 80 mg a day of ppi's for gerd, gastritis, esophagitis, barrett's - my egd shows barrett's progressed to long segment and other conditions still active. i have large hiatal hernia. should i seek surgical consult? waiting on pathology?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
I would discuss with your Dr about putting the head of your bed on 4-8 inch blocks to see if it cures your problem. Gravity never sleeps. ;-) If your BMI is greater than 25 work on getting it to 25. Works better than surgery.
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