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Barrett's Oesophagus

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  • Diagnosised with Barrett's Esaphugus!!

    I was diagnosed with Barrett's Esaphugus about 2 weeks ago and with my family history (my grandmother died age 52 with esphagus cancer) my GI doctor wants to do a endoscopy and burn the Barrett's out..what is my chances of me getting Barrett's back wants it gets burned out??..and what is...

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  • New and nervous!

    I was diagnosed with Barrett's with high grade dysplasia in April.  A mucosal resection was done and the dysplasia was removed.  Two GI doctors have said my prognosis is excellent but they want me to have hernia surgery.  I'm 75 years old and the surgeon reminded me five times...

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  • Fundoplication and hiatus hernia repair

    Hello there! I was on this site a lot prior to my operation and did promise I would update people on my experience, I have however been extremely busy due to personal circumstances, but finally here goes; I had my operation at the end of October 2015, when I woke from the anesthesia I was in a lot...

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  • Just had gastroscopy and advised I may have Barretts

    I have recently had a Gastroscopy and I have been advised I may have Barretts. A number of biopsy's have been taken. I can't stop thinking about what the results will be, I'm 35 years of age and feel worried. My report reads: Site a: lower esophagus Specimens 4x biopsy at 33cm Site b:...

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  • Just been diagnosed with Barrett's Esophagus and I'm scared

    Hi all, sorry if this is a long post but I am just after some advice. I am a 33 year old male who has had problems with heartburn and reflux for a while. I have also had Helicobacter Pylori a few years ago which was successfully treated. My father had Barrett's Oesophagus and, unfortunately, has...

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  • Burning nose

    I'm just a week in on my Barrett's diagnosis and I had no symptoms whatsoever. I was in a car accident 16 years ago and broke my neck and have had quite a bit of pain in my neck, now I'm wondering if Barrett's could be partially to blame for this pain, and how do you tell the difference?

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  • Feelin worried

    Just been told I possibly have Barrett's (results 2/4 weeks) I'm feeling really worried and scared now... can I please ask if any of you have really bad backache as a main symptom? I seem to have such a bad back along with the odd pains in chest, strange feeling in throat that I can only describe...

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  • Barrett's diagnosed after having gastric band for 8 years

    Hi, I'm new here today. Has anyone else developed Barrett's after a gastric band? I struggle to keep fluid down as well as food but more so fluids. It comes back seconds after drinking and I worry this has become a habit now. The band has been in 8 years now but in the last year this problem...

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  • Barrett's freak out – bile versus stomach acid reflux

    Hi, I'm a 37-year old male. I'm in the middle of a health-anxiety melt-down and have come looking for reassurance, frankly.  I've had the symptoms of bile reflux ever since I was a child (extended period of a horrible sour taste in my throat, a sensation of having a constricted throat)...

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  • New Diagnosis of Barrets with no Dysplasia

    Just found out today. Suffered with gerd for years. Ate chalk and Zantac in those years. I'm  a 45 year old male. My barrets has no dysplasia . I was wondering what most of you take in milligrams of Prilosec and how many times per day. Also has anyone seen a difference from Prilosec vs generic....

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  • slippery elm

    Barretts oesophagitis is getting worse Has anyone tried slippery ell Omeprazone not working taking two a day Is there anything else that might work

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  • Feeding tube

    I am trying to avoid one. My esophagus has no elastic just hanging and not functioning.Everything makes me sick.Doing puree I need some imput please.

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  • Does Barratt's Nausea?

    I was diagnosed with Barrett's about 20 monthns ago following an endescopy. Just before this I had my gallbladder removed and have suffered with IBS since I was 18 (now 60) for which I was given Codeine Phosphate to take.  ​I was having reflux and conatant "burping" which led to the...

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  • A natural way of dealing with Barretts esophagus?

    Hello all,quite recently I realised that my treatment for Barretts did not appear to be working very well I am taking 40mg Lansoprazole twice per day for the usual symptoms,reflux,distension,discomfort in throat etc. I was diagnosed last June with Barretts,hiatus hernia and reflux after undergoing an...

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  • Blood in my saliva

    I was diagnosed with barretts Oesophagus about a year and a half ago following an endoscopy.  Immediately after my endoscopy I got severe heartburn.  i had never had a day of it prior to the endoscopy.  Since then i have taken 40 mgs of Esomeprazole a day and I am not having any heartburn...

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  • barrett's esophagus

    hi everyone just found out in june 2017 ive got barrett's esophagus and hiatus hernia 36 years old problem is only serting solid food i can eat am fine with liquids bit all am eating is soup eggs and chrips that melt in my mout i can eat mash veg when i squash it just seen if anyone else can give...

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  • Newly diagnosed

    Just diagnosed with barret's (my mom has it as well.... wondering about genetics. Am in terrible pain from gerd. Prior to endoscopy i had feeling of globus but not acid reflux feeling. Eating bland diet and taking PPI. In enough pain that I'd take anything at this point. About 10 years...

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  • Can I avoid PPIs?

    i was recently diagnosed with Barrett's and have been told I need to take PPIs indefinitely. I am not happy about this because my GI and stomach are already in dysbiota and is under investigation for other stuff so I don't want to mess with things even more, especially because I believe I may...

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  • Pain in back etc. should I worry?

    Okay, so I have Barrett's and I haven't had many issues but I have had a couple days here where my breast plate hurts, and I am not talking about acid reflux hurting or burning behind it, I mean it is sore like it is bruised. I also have had pains in my shoulder blades for the past couple days....

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  • Pain for days, now worried

    Okay, so I am a 27 year old male. I have Barrett's but I never have had reflux symptoms. So now after my diagnosis (I was diagnosed about 2 months ago) and now for about three days or so I am freaking out because I am having some symptoms that are really bothering me. I have a lump in my throat and...

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  • Neck pain and Chest Numbness Now I am worried to death

    Okay, so I have Barrett's Esophagus and I was diagnosed about two months or so ago. I have been doing what I can to stay on top of all my symptoms and keep acid down which I feel I have been doing great with. BUT all of the sudden I have had a slight bit of pain in my neck around my adams apple and...

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  • Stomach Pain (slight)

    Hey there, I am a 27 year old male with newly diagnosed Barrett's Esophagus (USA). I have noticeable pain right under my left ribs. Sometimes it is just there but not too terrible, other times it just kind of gets a bit worse. I am never in enough pain to where I end up really worrying about it. ...

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  • My Followup Endoscopy

    Hello! I have written on here previously after my first endoscopy that was done 10 months ago. The doctor found a salmon colored tongue that he biopsied and it came back negative for Barretts Esophagus. He said I needed no further endoscopies and I just have a irregular z line. However I was very anxious...

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  • Stretta or lynx

    After a manometry test i have been told i have weak oesophageal muscles and hypotensive upper oesophagus... therefore the surgeon has suggested that best option for me is stretta whereas I would have preferred either lynx or fundoplication for my regurgitation.my insurance company (axa) have declined...

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  • EDG, ERCP, BRAVO Scheduled, I want to be sure I need them

    I'm having a freakout moment right now, pretty scared with these procedures coming up in two days, and after a handful of procedures that I later learned were not necessary, I thought perhaps the collective wisdom of this group might be able to help. I've had GI issues for about 15 years, many...

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  • Barretts after Toupet

    My husband had a toupet March 2015 after having one ablation.  He had long segment barretts with the whole esophagus fully involved.  Had a large hiaital hernia repaired with the toupet.  He had a total of 4 ablations.  Now, after a year later look, he has multiple lesions at the...

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  • Worried waiting for results

    I had an endoscopy 10 days ago and was told i have barretts. I have regular scopes. Every 2 years due to my hernia so i was not overly concerned as i knew it was more recent development. They took some biopsy and told me to ring my gp in a couple of weeks to check the results. Again not worried. However...

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  • pH Manometry result very high

    Recently had pH Manometry test, result was 63.9 - up from a score of 54 ten years ago, apparently this is a very high DeMeester score. I also recently had endoscopy and Barretts was discovered but no dysphasia, gastritis and duodenitis also diagnosed.  Hiatus hernia diagnosed 10 years ago and have...

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  • Barretts oesophagus

    Just been diagnosed with Barrett's Oesophagus (low grade dyspalasia) and am a little scared.   Can anyone tell me if they have developed cancer from this?

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  • My Followup Endoscopy xcgb

    Hello! I have written on here previously after my first endoscopy that was done 10 months ago. The doctor found a salmon colored tongue that he biopsied and it came back negative for Barretts Esophagus. He said I needed no further endoscopies and I just have a irregular z line. However I was very anxious...

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