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Bile Reflux Gastritis Diet
My wife has have bile reflux for yrs. She is 29 has erosive gastritis and GERD. Diet changes and Prilosec doesn't help. What treatments are available?
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What the best medication for bile reflux gastritis? My endoscopy diagnosis is esofagitis with bile reflux gastritis, i've been sick for almost 2 months
I was dx. 5 mo. ago with bile reflux gastritis s/p lap choly. Reglan/PPI not working to control n/v & constant burning in esophagus. Other options?
Bile reflux gastriti: Discuss with your doctor use of carafate, (sucralfate) adding ranitidine or even adding Questran which binds bile acid (usually used for diarrhea).They now have a new system called LINX -a magnetic bracelet for the lower esophageal sphincter which helps close the gastroesophageal sphincter and prevents reflux. Last resort may be nissen fundoplicaton ...Read more
What can I do to stop the frequency of gastritis attacks when it's not food or bacteria induced? Also have extra bile in stomach. Biliary reflux.
Consultation advised: Your asking a complicated question that's impossible to answer without knowing more about your symptoms and medical history. There are various causes for "Gastritis". For patient information on the causes and Rx of Gastritis see > http://bit.ly/1U4eRqQ and http://bit.ly/220RDH5 A consultation on Health Tap may be helpful. A voice/video or INBOX Text is best. A text chat is least desirable. ...Read more
Endoscopy found some gastritis and small hiatal hernia. Did not mention gerd, Gp said I have reflux, would report say acid or bile reflux if so?
The gastritis esophagitis can come from the reflux of acid or bile.
The pylorus should keep bile distal.
The esophageal sphincter should keep acid out of esophagus in general.
BUT these can fail.
The PCP knows your symptoms and adds the endoscopy to the facts and will try to guide your treatment. ...Read more
What type of diet helps to reduce bile reflux? I had a bilroth II in my 20's and I am 70 now. Was treated for acid reflux but now they say it is bil
So sulcrufate is rarely approved long term? How about for bile reflux? For lpr? For acid reflux? Esp. If diet fails?
Bile reflux, taking Carafate and 2 aciphex (rabeprazole).Still have burning in gut.Bland diet & small meals are not helping. What can I take to relieve? Pepcid?
Bile reflux: Unfortunately bile reflux differs from acid reflux and is not usually helped by medications like prilosec, aciphex, (rabeprazole)nexium,pepcid,zantac,etc. Carafate May be helpful.Avoid greasy and fried foods. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to document the diagnosis and advise you. ...Read more
Just had gallbladder removed-experiencing severe bile reflux and bloating. Eating a low-fat diet already and taking Zantac (ranitidine). Pepcid=migraines for me.
Can be similar:
You need to see a doctor for specific diagnosis and advice pertaining to your particular individual situation. Here is an article from the Mayo Clinic about bile reflux symptoms and how they are similar to acid reflux.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bile-reflux/basics/symptoms/con-20025548 ...Read more
Hida scan looks normal with ejection at 87% but with moderate bile reflux. What is that and is the ejection rate high?
Bile reflux: Hida scan uses isotope injected intravenously then extracted from bloodstream by liver excreted through bile ducts, stored in gb eventually into duodeum. Duodenogastric Redux is bile going from duodenum back into stomach, sometimes causing bile gastritis. 83% high ejection fraction in some patients reported to cause symptoms releived by gb removal. Additional studies needed. ...Read more
I have been suffering from bile reflux for 8 months with no relief..Every medication given seems to make it worse..What other treatments are available?
In Roux-en-Y: ...surgeons make a new connection for bile drainage farther down in the small intestine, diverting bile away from the stomach. Anti-reflux surgery (fundoplication). The part of the stomach closest to the esophagus (fundus) is wrapped and then sewn around the lower esophageal sphincter. Ref. www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bile-reflux/basics/treatment/con-20025548 ...Read more
Not sure..: That i understand the question. Where is the bile reflux? Do you mean reflux up the esophagus with heartburn? Bile refulx gastritis? There is no relationship between a low functioning gallbladder and esophageal reflux. See a gastroenterologist for a full evaluation. Gallbladder surgery would increase bile into the intestines and might increase bile reflux gastritis. ...Read more
Bile reflux: you need some sort of pyloric exclusion in addition. ...Read more
Had Cholecystectomy 2 months ago and developed bile reflux. Tried PPIs not working. What other meds treat it and is it forever or temporary symptom?
Pre nissen, bile reflux 20 mg aciphex 2 daily.
Post Nissen, gurgle and reduced reflux at night. Go back on non-responsive ppis, or is there an alternative?
Reflux post nissen:
Post Nissen there are several causes . Gas venting , motility, recurrent reflux ( though many who feel like reflux do not have pH evidence of reflux) , would elevate head of bed at night( pillow under mattress) avoid smoking , alcohol, caffeine reflux triggers, eat small meals, check gastrin,gallbladder, consider reglan, ranitidine f/u /w /doc ...Read more
Ph-impedance : This is a test that requires a tube that passes through the nose and in to the stomach and stays there for 24 hours. If looking specifically for bile reflux, stay on anti-acid medications. I will tell you about liquid reflux, and on medication that would typically be non acid liquid and/or bile. Its important to correlate your symptoms with these reflux events. May need a referral to a GI doc for This. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Are there any treatments for non acidic reflux / alkaline reflux / bile reflux? Not responding to ppi's or h2's. I am willing to try herbs or meds.
Hard to treat: You can try amphojel or alternagel because they bind bile, but if they don't work, try cholestryamine (will need an rx) because it binds bile acids. No matter what you use, it is hard to treat. ...Read more
Bile: Bile reflux results from bile in the second half of the stomach, duodenum, refluxing back through the pyloric valve into the stomac or esophagus. Thos can be from a mechanical process or you msy be having difficulty moving food through you gut. I recommend a visit with s GI specialist. ...Read more
Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more