Diagnosised with Barrett's Esaphugus!!

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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 my chances of getting cancer??

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    He wants to burn the Barrett's? Why, do you have dysplasia? if not I don't see the reason for burning it yet. Calm down, Barrett's is not so serious as you think it is, read the new studies...

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    They can work wonders with Barrett's nowadays and you will always be monitored. Try not to worry - easier said than done, I know. Your grandmother wouldn't have had the monitoring and preventative procedures but you will. Take care and try to relax.


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