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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics

Question: is this gerd related pain?

 skipster - Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:55 pm

I am a 34 yr old female. I have ulcerative colitis that has been in remission for 1 yr. I have recently been diagnosed with reflux.
Taking 80 mg of nexium a day and still having a pain in chest and also back. I have started having headaches that are diagnosed as tmj or tension related. A bulging disc was discovered on an mri last week. I am concerned that the pain has not stopped after taking nexium for a month. What steps should I take next? Test for reflux - barium x-ray.
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Mon Feb 13, 2006 1:14 am

User avatar Hello,

The next step would be to contact your doctor and let him know you are not responding. Based on his assessment of your condition he may order an endoscopy.

Best regards.

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