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I am 32 year old male.It has been an year, I really have been struggling with GERD.An year back, it just started with little irritation in my upper esophagus and my doctor prescribed PPI. Then a week later, was diagnosed with some inflammation in my esophagus through endoscopy procedure. Also esophageal candidiasis was diagnosed.Follwed which, a complete immunity tests were done, everything came back normal inclusing HIV.With the treatment for candida and regular PPI, I felt better for 3 to 4 months, though I had dysphagia, it was ok and manageable atleast. Then started the bigger problem. Started experiencing nausea, pain in esophagus, discomfor in stomach (pinching sense, hazy pain, etc) but my bowel movements are ok. Had back to back endoscopy in just 6 montsh of time, resulted the same. Just GERD with erosive esophagitis. The latest endoscopy showed no yeast infection. The problem is the persistant nauseated sense, discomfort in stomach, sense of food struck in esophagus are very annoying and really hijacked my happiness. Every day in and out, I am suffering. These symptoms become part of my life and am gradually losing hope of finding any recovery. The scariest part risks associated with this GERD (Barrett's, cancer). Also did complte blood work, evrything came back perfectly normal except h.pylori antibodies positive (but endoscopy biopsy said no infection) Vitamin D and B12 deficiency and the abdomen ultrasound showed 5 amm and 3 mm polyps.With all these stuffs, I really do not know where my life is going and affected teh quality of my life like anything. Kindly guide/suggest me what shoukd I do to atleast manage this. I want someone to give me some hopes.
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