Biopsy Results from Endoscopy

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I got the results from my biopsy from the endoscopy I had, the doctor said I had a lot of inflammation in the lower part of my esophagus and that I had a polyp in my stomach, he suggested I continue to take my PPI pills, I told him I didn't take them in over a month now because of the side affects and because I have went with dieting. He said that also helps but he recommends I continue to take the PPI. I asked him then if I had a hernia and he said I did, but it had been there before this. I don't know if I believe that because of the changes that have taken place to me having this acid reflux issue. I wonder if I should look for a second opinion, I wasn't happy with his response. To change up my eating and continue to take my pills (Pantoprazole 20mg). I wonder if something being done with my hernia could fix this issue. I was fine up until March 26th 2018 when my acid reflux has been persistent.

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    You'll be lucky if they operate on your Hernia, bloody lucky! If they keep pumping your full of PPI'S their happy. I had a groin hernia, couldn't work, go sick they said!!!!!!  Had to fill a credit card up privately. Still paying for it now. 

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    You might want to get a 2nd opinion. From e erything ive read  the hiatal hernia surgery does not have a great success rate and people often end up with a new hiatal hernia down the line. I personally would only consider it as a very last resort. If you are t happy with your current advice, I’d seek another gastroenterologist and see what he/she suggests. In the meantime you do want to address the inflammation, as it can lead to long-term damage. I’d take the PPI’s until you get a 2nd opinion.  Good luck! 
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    Get off the PPIs as quickly as you can and STAY OFF them! They are poison for your body and if you can find the right combination of natural remedies - or even D-Limonene + sticking to the diet, your body will thank you! I tried to get surgery for my hernia, but no German doctor would give me a transfer to the Reflux Clinic...telling me I'd have to live with the pain! I have been through hell with this reflux and lost over 30 pounds, which I couldn't spare. I would try just about anything to get relief...Change doctors as often as need be, until you find someone you are comfortable with and whom you trust - it is your health and your life at stake!

    Best of luck to you!

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      Totally agree friend, get off the PPI's, I was told by a pharmacist quote? That dose will kill you, yes I agree acid is bad for the esophagus, they rob your body of everything, and cause brittle bones etc etc. 

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