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What best meds for severe grade4 reflux disease.Dr has tried pantorazole, nexium, (esomeprazole) ranitindine. Will be having nissen eventually. ?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Needs further eval.

What is nissen? If you have not responded to all those meds, something more complex is going on than just reflux.
There are new strength drugs, such as dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) but most important is finding what else going on. Barretts's esophagus? Zollinger-ellison syndrome, super high acidity state, huge hiatal hernia. Maybe it's not even the GI tract is the problem. Maybe heart, gall bladder, pancreas...

In brief: Needs further eval.

What is nissen? If you have not responded to all those meds, something more complex is going on than just reflux.
There are new strength drugs, such as dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) but most important is finding what else going on. Barretts's esophagus? Zollinger-ellison syndrome, super high acidity state, huge hiatal hernia. Maybe it's not even the GI tract is the problem. Maybe heart, gall bladder, pancreas...
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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine

In brief: Nissen Fundoplicatio

Surgery to minimize reflux.

In brief: Nissen Fundoplicatio

Surgery to minimize reflux.
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Dr. Steven Saunders
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