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I have been diagnosed with severe gastritis. Endoscopy

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I have been diagnosed with severe gastritis. Endoscopy revealed no infection nor ulcers. Was prescribed 40mg Nexium. Have taken for 1.5 months. No relief. Was prescribed Amitrityline 25mg. Took for 1 month with good results until side effects became unbearable. Yesterday was prescribed Librax 3 times per day. This all began 4 months ago. Please help.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Read what I just wrote.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Have had endoscopy, hydrascan, MRI, ultrasound, full blood work. All Good.
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: Other than this problem, fine.
Submitted: 7 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 days ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 days ago.

how old are you?

did your GI doctor test for H Pylori?

what are you eating daily?

certain foods like spicy foods, tomato sauces, alcohol, sodas, fried foods, large meals can worsen stomach acid production.