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Grade. 2 esophagitis can reoccur after taking 3 maths of treatment to taking Rameprazole.when we stop the medication?

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

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Esophagitis (Definition)

Esophagitis is an inflamed esophagus. There are many causes including gerd (reflux) and infections (candida). Treatment is aimed ...Read more


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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?

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?

Check with physician: Though improvements and cures at 8 weeks are common, only by examination can this be confirmed. Do not stop on your own. Wait until your physician says its OK. Good Luck ...Read more

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What is eosinophilic esophagitis? What is the treatment?

What is eosinophilic esophagitis? What is the treatment?

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

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Have esophagitis, what is the treatment and cure?

Have esophagitis, what is the treatment and cure?

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

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What is the best treatment for mild distal esophagitis?

Depends on symptoms: Can start with an h2 blocker (ranitidine, famotidine) and if symptoms do not respond then would start with a low dose ppi (proton pump inhibitor) such as omeprazole) or an equivalent. ...Read more

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Does mild pill induced esophagitis require treatment, or will it heal safely on its own?

No treatment needed: Mostly NO TREATMENT needed. However if not resolving after few days you may need an endoscopy. In the future take meds with plenty of H2O. ...Read more

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What is eosinophilic esophagitis? What are the treatment options?

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

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Am suffering from erosive esophagitis what type of drugs will i take for the treatment ?

Am suffering from erosive esophagitis what type of drugs will i take for the treatment ?

PPI: a class of medication call proton pump inhibitors (PPI) has been shown to be most effective for erosive esophagitis, and includes medications like omeprazole. But be sure that you see a gastroenterologist to be sure that this is from reflux and not involve infectious or allergic (eosinophilic esophagitis) or complication of medications, for example. Happy to consult. ...Read more

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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.

Esophagitis: Ppi medications would have a role here, but diet plays an equally important part of treatment. Try cutting back on fatty or spicy foods, sleep on an extra pillow, and do not eat anything after 8 pm. ...Read more

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Esophagitis grade 2 with epigatritis,what is the treatment,how long it take,it's curable,how to monitor?

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