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:


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

  2. Happy News! :-)
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    1. Sounds good. I'll have to check it out.

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

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

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

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

    All the best Jan


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