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Had Endoscopy 8 years ago. No Barrets found. Just Gerd.

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Had Endoscopy 8 years ago. No Barrets found. Just Gerd. Taking Nexium 20mg. Having Pain in Esophagas. Can Barretts be there now. I also have ulcerative colitis. I am 75 years old.Also feel fullness in throat.I have also been under a lot of stress lately.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.


Yes it can

You should be rescoped with these symptoms.

It can not be attributed to stress.

Call your GI doctor.

More effective PPI therapy is also needed most likely.

A check for h pylori is probably needed.

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