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What is erythema in the gastroesophageal junction?

What is erythema in the gastroesophageal junction?

Inflammed esophagus: Erythema means "redness." the gastroesophageal junction is the connection between esophagus and stomach. This area becomes red and irritated most typically in response to gerd (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Other things too can cause erythema, so ask your GI specialist who performed the endoscopy what his differential diagnosis includes as to what caused your "erythema.". ...Read more

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In endoscopy test doctor found a nodule at gastroesophageal junction biopsy results may take some time so keen to know what is it is it normal

In endoscopy test doctor found a nodule at gastroesophageal junction biopsy results may take some time so keen to know what is it is it normal

Prob benign: Most common nodules at ge junction are benign (not cancer or malignant) inflammatory nodules usually from chronic gastroesophageal reflux. Given your age this is far and away most likely cause. Cancer at ge junction can present as a nodule so biopsy is prudent. ...Read more

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Brat diet used for gastroesophageal disease?

Brat diet used for gastroesophageal disease?

No: A brat diet is used mainly for diarrhea. Certain foods such as fried, fatty and spicy foods as well as soda, alcohol and caffeine may aggravate gastroesophageal disease. ...Read more

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I have gastroesophageal reflex problem, so what food I should take in my entire life.Is it temporary disease or permanent?

I have gastroesophageal reflex problem, so what food I should take in my entire life.Is it temporary disease or permanent?

Need for examination: How do you know that you have gastro-intestinal reflux (gerd)? How much do you weight? Do some foods cause more symptoms? Gerd can be due to many causes and each needs to be addressed diffently. See this site for more info and address the matter with your doctor. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/gerd/ds00967. ...Read more

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Help please? What is gastroesophageal reflux?

Help please? What is gastroesophageal reflux?

See below: Ikt is a very common condition in which usually there is hyperacidity leading to stomach acid leaking into the food pipe causing heart burns and many a times leading to chest pain, difficulty swallowing etc. ...Read more

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How should I treat my gastroesophageal reflux?

How should I treat my gastroesophageal reflux?

Medication,foods: Gerd can be treat with medication ppi class such as prilocec alon with foods avoidance-chocolate, peppermint, fatty foods, spices ....You need to see doctor for proper evaluaion andtreatment. ...Read more

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Are peppers ok for gastroesophageal reflux diet?

Are  peppers ok for gastroesophageal reflux diet?

They're fine, unless: They are hot peppers and you don't the pain. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for gastroesophageal reflux?

What is the best medicine for gastroesophageal reflux?

Diet & lifestyle: Meds only reduce the discomfort / injury associated with gerd. Dietary and behavior modification are what's needed to address gerd. Select better food, smaller portion and keeping your wt in check will serve you well long term. Occasional use of otc meds like Zantac (ranitidine) or Prilosec is fine but you need to see a doc if your problems persist. ...Read more

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Can i die from gastroesophageal reflux disease?

Can i die from gastroesophageal reflux disease?

Yes: Chronic reflux is the main cause of esophageal adenocarcinoma. It is the fastest growing cancer in the U.S. Hiatal hernias tend to make reflux worse. The important thing is to have an endoscopy to get checked. ...Read more

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