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How likely would I develop cancer. I have errosive esophagitus and 8mm nodule in distal esophagus, biopsy was negative.. I'm 24.thinkin about LINX. ?

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Dr. Faiz Shakir
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Consider EUS

Talk to your GI doc about getting an endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) to ensure the nodule is nothing to worry about.
Make sure you're following anti-reflux diet/lifestyle changes and that you have tried a good proton pump inhibitor (like Prilosec or Nexium, (esomeprazole) etc).

In brief: Consider EUS

Talk to your GI doc about getting an endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) to ensure the nodule is nothing to worry about.
Make sure you're following anti-reflux diet/lifestyle changes and that you have tried a good proton pump inhibitor (like Prilosec or Nexium, (esomeprazole) etc).
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