Top Doctor insights on: Esaphgistis
Hi doc, I have diagnosed hiatus hernia with gerd, esophgitis la grade b and duodanitis. Is it curable by lifestyle modification? Or surgery is rqrd?
Not likely: Duodenitis will not be affected by your hiatal hernia and you should start a acid-reducing medication and rule-out h. Pylori. The esophagitis will not be cured by lifestyle modification as this is an anatomical problem with the stomach sliding or fixed in the chest space which causes the reflux. Surgery is the only way to fix this. ...Read more