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Partial Nissen Fundo May13. Extreme upper abdo\upper back pressure, nausea\burping. Can burp and vomit. PH test shows sig.reflux and manometry shows lax sphincter?
Failed surgery: It sound like you have failed surgery it might not be the surgeon fault it could be your anatomy or if you have other pathology in your digestive system like spasm or irritable bowel syndrome my question is why the partial repIr not the original 360 degree wrap as dr Nissen described it mean while you need to keep taking your reflux medicine eat multiple small meals avoid late meal or snack ...Read more
I had endoscopy and report shows lax les gastric muscosal prolapse & antral gastritis...Please explain me what problem is this and its severity?
Can one permanently overstretch ligaments & make joints lax (hypermobile) thru dance & gymnastics?
One can do this : With any sporting activity. Safety should always be a precaution. ...Read more
High res meno 1. Severe dysfunction of the smooth muscle esoph.2. No hiatal hernia, hypotensive les with normal relaxation.?Explain above cure?
Complex: Could an entity known now as ineffective esophageal motility (iem). This is commonly associated with gerd. Dysmotility can also be due to diabetes and scleroderma. See a general surgeon or gastroenterologist with expertise in esophageal and foregut disorders for more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had endoscopy and report shows lax les gastric muscosal prolapse & antral gastritis....Please explain me what problem is this & its severity...?
You have: Inflammation of your stomach lining and though the report did not say , i bet you have some reflux or heartburn too because the valve all the very bottom of the esophagus is not tight like it should be so it is easier for contents of the stomach to flow into the esophagus than if it were tight. ...Read more
Severe GERD, mod chronic inflamm @ GE junc. On max PPI, sucralfate, raised HOB, diet. Thick mucous, no h. hernia, no Barrett's. Alt tx, home rem?!?
I have heard: Aloe juice is helpful I've also heard it tastes awful. Sorry :( ...Read more
Anti-acid therapy: Sounds like you need some antacid therapy to start. This should help both the gerd symptoms and the gastritis. Make sure to ask if you have H. Pylori infection as a cause of the gastritis. This needs to be treated with antibiotics as well. Forget about the hiatal hernia unless it becomes very large. Hope this helps! ...Read more
After upper endoscopy (no sedation, mild gastritis and esophagitis, weak LES, one biopsy) my heartburn is much worse. Why?
Pain s/p endoscopy: Since they did a biopsy they had to cut , though it was small, so acid against an open cut would hurt. Have you resumed your medicines or started medicines like zantac, oemprazole, carafate (sucralfate) or mylanta, that may ease the pain.Discuss wtih your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All the swallow problems, finally an edoscopy. Dr says esophagitis seen, corrugated esophagus esophageal mucosa c/w eosinophilic esophagitis.
Allergist/GI: See an allergist or a GI doc who is comfortable managing eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Often, patients with this condition are managed by both specialties. EoE is often managed with multiple therapies, including food elimination diets, proton pump inhibitors, and swallowed steroids depending on severity and symptoms. Please see doc as this is a chronic, sometimes severe, condition. ...Read more
My nephew's doctor said the junction between his esophagus and stomach is lax so he has a lax lower esophageal sphincter. What does this mean?
Reflux: After we eat, food goes from mouth through esophagus to stomach. At lower end of esophagus, there is a bundle of circular muscle called 'lower esophageal sphincter. This closes automatically so that the stomach contents does not come back to esophagus to cause spitting up, vomiting, and ulceration of esophagus from acid mixed food of stomach. This is called gastro-esophageal reflux, ger or gerd. ...Read more
My endoscopy report says small hiatus hernia and distal esophagitis (grade c) with gastritis H-pylori +ve. ?
32 years old male. Taking sucralafate 1mg twice daily. After EGD, found LA class II reflux, pyloric channel ulcer, antral gastritis. Recommendations?
GERD/GASTRITIS/PUD: GERD/GASTRITIS CAN CAUSE BARRETS ESOPHAGUS AND POTENTIALLY CANCER: You need a history and physical. Labs including Hpylori Ab Ig G and M. Stool for hpylori x 3. I usually start with PROTONIX (pantoprazole) 40mg If symptoms persist ZANTAC 300mg qhs may be added. While work up is in progress Stay Gluten Free. Check if biopsy for H. pylori was done. If necessary get a second opinion. Carafate alone is not enough ...Read more
My endoscopy results reveals lower third has mild esophagitis with LAX LES and Diffuse erythema in body and antrum.What does that mean?
The Word On GERD: It means you're all inflamed down there and some of it is leaking back up and affecting your esophagus. It also hopefully means other tests are pending(blood and stool tests for any stomach infection, blood test for anemia,etc) and information regarding what to do about your problem("Gastroesophageal Disease," or GERD). Until then,diet modifcation and use of antacids is inorder and,not lying flat ...Read more