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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?

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?

Less info: Usually general measures are recommend e.g. small meals, no food 4 hrs before sleeping, sleeping with head propped up, avoiding fatty foods, sodas, caffein, alcohol and keeping normal wt. ...Read more

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Gastritis (Definition)

The term gastritis is used to denote inflammation associated with mucosal injury in the stomach. Gastritis is commonly a result of infectious or autoimmune diseases, although it can also result from drugs, extreme stress ...Read more


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After 8 weeks of Nexium&Protonix40mg treatment egd still shows erosive gastritis. No biopsy taken due to Plavix (clopidogrel). What blood/other testing do I need?

After 8 weeks of Nexium&Protonix40mg treatment egd still shows erosive gastritis. No biopsy taken due to Plavix (clopidogrel). What blood/other testing do I need?

Focus correct issues: Plavix (clopidogrel) (& aspirin) usually Rx'ed for arterial disease plaque ruptures. (Aspirin & NSAIDs promote gastritis, don't take.) Optimize NMR lipoproteins (get LDL-P ? to <700 nmol/dL), HbA1c <5.0%, SBP <120 mmHg, go HFLC foods & then stop the Plavix (clopidogrel). The proton pump inhibitors you're taking tend to help but do not cure. Focus on the causes of the gastritis. Study my answers, DietDoctor.com FatChance.html ...Read more

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Egd showed erosive gastritis after 8 weeks of Nexium/Protonix 40MG therapy.No biopsy because of Plavix (clopidogrel).What blood/other exams should I have?

Egd showed erosive gastritis after 8 weeks of Nexium/Protonix 40MG therapy.No biopsy because of Plavix (clopidogrel).What blood/other exams should I have?

EGD: I presume a gastroenterologist did the EGD and is familiar with your case/information/history etc. This is a discussion you should have with the GI doc as well as your cardiologist. ...Read more

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What juices are healing for erosive gastritis ? It seems some information out saying that juices are healing and some advise against it.

What juices are healing for erosive gastritis ? It seems some information out saying that juices are healing and some advise against it.

Juice?: Diet is probably not a big contributor to healing. Treatment of underlying h pylori and treatment with a proton pump inhibitor are the keystones of therapy. ...Read more

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I treated erosive gastritis caused by H-Plylori. I have mild gastritis again in endoscopy with negative H-P! what's cause this time? stress?

I treated erosive gastritis caused by H-Plylori. I have mild gastritis again in endoscopy with negative H-P! what's cause this time? stress?

Rx success?: Overall eradication success with treatment for H. pylori is approximately 85 to 90%. Any follow-up testing must be done after a suitable interval to allow the bacteria, if still present, to increase in numbers so as to be detectable. It is also important that you do not take any antacid or acid suppression therapy for at least 30 days prior to any repeat testing. ...Read more

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What are the causes of erosive gastritis?

There are many: But common causes are use NSAIDs such as Advil (ibuprofen) in heavy doses ,alcohol,cocaine and radiation ...Read more

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I treated erosive gastritis caused by H-Plylori 4years ago.now I have mild gastritis again in new endoscopy with negative H-P! what's cause this time?

I treated erosive gastritis caused by H-Plylori 4years ago.now I have mild gastritis again in new endoscopy with negative H-P! what's cause this time?

Many: many reason for gastritis besides H pylori Some are stress on the top of the list Others like food you are eating like spices food Other organ can contribute to gastritis like gallbladder and pancreas Treatment is treating the causes and allow the stomach lining to heal Good luck Thank you for using health tap I hope that answer your question ...Read more

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Could Plavix (clopidogrel) cause erosive gastritis?

Could Plavix (clopidogrel) cause erosive gastritis?

Usually not, but:: The website eHealthMe reports that of 67,468 patients taking Plavix only 153 people (0.23%) reported gastritis as a side effect. Some of these patients were also taking other medications well known to cause gastritis, such as aspirin and Celebrex (celecoxib). Thus, if you are taking Plavix and have developed gastritis, it's likely that something else is responsible. ...Read more

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Would taking slippery elm as a supplement for an erosive gastritis flare up cause any harm?

Slippery elm: There is no good evidence that slippery Elm helps in any gastrointestinal illness, despite some Internet hype. In addition, it can result in decreased absorption of needed medications. I would avoid it! ...Read more