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- Fri Sep 14, 2007 12:05 pm
i have bad GERD. my stomach is killing me. the pain is so unbearable. i don't wan't to eat. but by not eating is it making it worse?i'm so soar to the point, i don't want to eat. can anyone help me, im so fed up? is there anything i can do in my life to make this go away. ive had esophogtitis in the past, my stomach stays open when i eat, after food passes through it doesnt close, i have a hiatel hernia and a schizti ring aswell..... i try stay away from acidic foods and drink alot of water, ive been dealing with this for 10 years. its driving me crazy, im 24 yrs old. can anyone help?
| Dr. Chan Lowe
- Fri Sep 14, 2007 11:18 pm
I would recommend that you see your doctor about this. There are some very good medications to help severe reflux.
You may also want to consider being tested for a bacteria called H. Pylori that can cause stomach inflammation and ulcers. If it is present it can be treated with a regimen of antibiotics and acid blockers.
Generally, even severe reflux can be brought under control and significant relief can be obtained.