U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Orlando, FL
A 42-year-old male asked:

Diagnosed w/mild antral gastritis & mild gerd waiting 4 h pylori results-take prilosec bid & carafate-still experience burning, tight stomach, reflux?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Scot Lewey
Gastroenterology 38 years experience
Call your GI doc: Get back to your GI doctor. Follow up on h pylori results. Try Gaviscon 1-2 chewables for possible bile gastritis/reflux which Prilosec won't help though carafate (sucralfate) may.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Sep 11, 2020


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.