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one4islands
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I have a history of GERD/gastritis.

In the past I have taken Prilosec for it, but thankfully due to diet changes I have not found the need for the Prilosec now for months.

The past week I've been experiencing a bit of upper chest pain/burn after swallowing my pills.

If can be any-vitamin, probiotic, abx.

I really don't want to resume the Prilosec, but also don't want to damage my UGI tract.

Any suggestions on what I can do other than drinking a ton of water when swallowing?

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Sounds like GERD, I would check with my gastroenterologist if I were you, Keep your head elevated at night for sleeping. YOu might need an endoscopy.

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Maybe just a few weeks of Prilosec would heal your esophagus and then you could try going off of it again.
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Igor's mom
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check this website:http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/ART00679/Hiatal-Hernia.html

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one4islands
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I know for a fact it't the reoccurence of my gastritis/GERD.

I don't want to damage my esophagus and was wondering if there is something out there that any of you take to coat the lining.

I really don't want to resume the Prilosec, but looks like I may have to.

Thanks,

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