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Doctor Exam Went Well!

Great news, this new gastroenterologist agrees with my usual gastroenterologist  that I don't need to have any cauterization.  According to my previous test results, I don't need to have anything done.

He believes that with some of the newer treatments doctors are looking for a disease to cure, even if it's not necessary.

So I'll stay on my Prilosec (omeprazole) 40 mg twice a day and come back in three years for another endoscopy.  For flareups I'll just use Tums, Gas-X and over the counter Zantac 300 mg.

He gave me this handout:



14 comments:

  1. This is wonderful news, John...I am so happy for you!!!

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  2. Happy News! :-)
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    There, if you go to Amazon, you can order that wedge pillow, it is about 40 bucks. That is what my husband sleeps on!

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    1. Sounds good. I'll have to check it out.

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  3. Yay! That is indeed good news. Happy weekend!

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  4. Happy happy joy joy. I hope it comes under control.

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  5. That's wonderful news! You must feel very relieved! Have an extra happy weekend to celebrate!

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  6. This is good news John ... you must be feeling happy.
    Enjoy your weekend

    All the best Jan

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