Epigastric Abdominal dull/ discomfort

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Ive recently been diagnosed with gastritis/ EoE. I have has stomach issues for a long time now . . But recently just got insurance, so was able to get diagnosed properly.. NOT sure im on the correct forum. But need to vent somehow.. I originally went to get medical help because i had trouble getting my food down/ swallowing. I have had 2 endoscopies in a 6 month period. EoE getting better(less number of eosinaphils) SWALLOWING has improved . I did have severe throat tension, as if someone was choking me all day. BUT that has gone away after using steriod inhaler for 3 months. BUT I have a very hard time sleeping, due to this annoying dull/ discomfort in my esophagus. located in the center of my chest, directly behind my xyphiod process. I frequently have the feeling during the day as well. And is somewhat relieved once i eat...

Ive tried black seed oil, Cbd oil, THC CAPSULES, and am currently on protonix. AND just finished 3 month cycle of steriod HFA inhaler (swallowed)

At one point the feeling in my stomach got better with the use of inhaler/ ORTHO molecular : GLUTA SHIELD. But the discomfort remains came back. and actually got worse when taking the inhaler.

I found a 10 day gut repair online. With the use of zinlori 75, and Endefen. I ordered that can will try to see if that helps .

Ive recently applied for disability. Because i have no been able to work for the last year or so...

ANY advice would helpful.

What could be the problem here? Acid damaging already damaged tissue? Or a stricture causing discomfort?

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    Have you tried a food diary to see what foods are irritating your stomach? Try eating bland foods - nothing spicy, rich or fatty. Have you seen your doctor for a change of medication since the inhaler was irritating your stomach? Sometimes, medications can be effective for a while and then stop working. Your symptoms sound like gastritis which you have been diagnosed with. Gastritis can keep coming back because of stress or food triggers; it can take time time to get under control. Since you are not feeling better, go back to your doctor.

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    I went to my GI doctor today. They wanted me to continue inhaler. Even after telling them the inhaler makes the discomfort even worse . . They would not discuss the natural supplements / the supplements that ive been using that WORK.

    So im getting a referral for a functional medicine doctor . .

    The GI DOCTOR has helped significantly

    But the remaining damage will take time to heal.

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    i have e.o.e, its annoying to deal with especially since my eoe causes me to throw up for hours and keeps me in extreme pain. doctors put me on a pill that relaxes my muscles and that helps but ehat truly helped was being put on a diet" where i take out everything that could cause me to have an allergic reaction , eggs shellfish gluten soy nuts and dairy. turns out eggs gluten and soy cause my eoe to flair up so eleminating those completely has helped so much!!! i hardly have to use my pills and i did drink dairy the other day and my throat is still swollen and sore but its not as bad as it has been before.

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      Wow. That sounds terrible.. GOD bless you. The EOE seems to have gotten better for me. After taking protonix , and inhaler . But now i have an annoying discomfort in my chest randomly throughout the day.. I believe its where my stomach meets the esophagus. Its probably damaged..

      Time, and supplements hopefully can heal it for the most part..

      But its hard to work , and live life in the mean time.

      I do not have alot of medical evidence, so disability is difficult for me to get..

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