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Alternative Treatments For Esophagitis
How sever is grade 1 esophagitis. What risk treatments and how concerned should one be. Using 6 weeks ppi did help little. Would diet control help.
OTC meds: Otc meds but it is highly recommended that you see a GI dr. To have your esophagus evaluated. It is not enough to just control your symptoms. You need the problem diagnosed as well. Ranitidine and Lansoprazole have been used to control the symptoms for years. As have other h2 blockers and ppis. ...Read more
I took 3 month treatment for grade 2 esophagitis,rapeprazole40 mg,levosulpride 75 mg,can I stop it now,is if heal.I did endoscopy before take medicati?
Grade. 2 esophagitis can reoccur after taking 3 maths of treatment to taking Rameprazole.when we stop the medication?
It may: Depending on the underlying cause, it certainly may recur,... for example if you drink a lot of alcohol, or eat a lot of trigger foods that can cause an ulcer or esophagitis, and after treatment, you resume those activities, than it can certainly come back. If healed though and you are good, it hopefully would have less a chance of recurring. ...Read more
EoE: The hallmark is infiltrate of eosinophils in the wall of the esophagus leading to symptoms of reflux and at times stricture due to repeated eosinophilic inflammation. Many if not all of the cases are thought to be related to a food reaction and eliminating a few major foods have been helpful for many. Others will likely need to swallow a topical cortisone to reduce the inflammation. Much to learn ...Read more
Inflammation: EE is an inflammatory condition of the esophagus that is caused by eosinophils, a type of blood cell often associated with allergies. Treatment can be surgical (dilation or stretching of narrowed sections) or medical with steroids (budesonide or fluticasone) and/or proton pump inhibitors (PPI medicines ending with -prazole suffix). Steroids can treat the disease while PPIs can control symptoms. ...Read more
Esophagitis grade 2 with epigatritis,what is the treatment,how long it take,it's curable,how to monitor?
Treating esophagitis: Esophagitis should be treated with a medication known as a proton-pump-inhibitor (PPI), available by prescription. A few PPIs are now available over-the-counter. How long it takes to heal varies, but it is curable. Healing can be monitored with upper endoscopy (a doctor looking inside esophagus through a long tube), after 6-12 months of treatment. Not treating esophagitis can be dangerous. ...Read more
Hi doc, can you please advise what is the best scheme of treatment reflux esophagitis? Thanks in advance.
Diet and meds: Very mild cases can be treated with just dietary restriction. If meds are needed, you can start with otc antacids and if necessary, work your way up to otc h2-blockers and proton pump inhibitors. Lastly, if even this doesn't help control your symptoms, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
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