Gastritis, GERD
Dr. I. Farahat

How Long Does GERD Take To Heal?

GERD and GERD-related esophagitis and esophageal erosions take about 2-8 weeks to heal with medications (PPIs). According to research, The 8-week course of PPI successfully heals erosive GERD esophagitis in about 86% of cases.

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Gastritis, GERD
Dr. I. Farahat

Heartburn For Days In A Row: Causes & Treatments.

Heartburn for days in a row may reflect a chronic condition called gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD or chronic acid reflux). However, a group of less common conditions other than GERD can cause persistent heartburn. The most common causes are hiatus hernia, functional heartburn, non-acid reflux, and other rare causes such as eosinophilic esophagitis and esophageal cancer.

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Gastritis, GERD
Dr. I. Farahat

8 Reasons why Heartburn and GERD won’t go away.

Reasons why Heartburn and GERD won’t go away include: Not taking The right medication. Faulty use of the medication.
A condition called functional heartburn.
Non-acid reflux (For example, alkaline reflux).
Hiatus hernia.
Your esophagus is hypersensitive (reflux hypersensitivity).
wrong diagnosis!
Development of GERD complications.

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h. pylori and backpain
Gastritis, GERD
Dr. I. Farahat

Can H. Pylori Cause Back Pain?

There is no direct connection between H. pylori and back pain. The only link is the stomach pain that radiates to the back. In other words, no evidence suggests that h. pylori can directly cause back pain without causing gastritis or gastric ulcers.

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watermelon and h pylori
Gastritis, GERD
Dr. I. Farahat

Is Watermelon Good For H. Pylori Gastritis?

Watermelon is a weakly acidic fruit. Eating watermelon usually doesn’t worsen your H. pylori gastritis symptoms. However, eating large amounts, or eating unripe watermelons can trigger your symptoms. Eating ripe watermelon in moderation is usually tolerated by most H. pylori and gastritis sufferers.

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Black watery diarrhea
Diarrhea
Dr. I. Farahat

Black Watery Diarrhea: 5 Causes & When To Worry.

black watery diarrhea can be caused by peptic ulcer bleeding, bleeding esophageal varices, or taking black medications or black foods. The most important and the most dangerous cause of black watery diarrhea is bleeding inside your gut tract.

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Gastritis, GERD
Dr. I. Farahat

Omeprazole Is Not Working For Acid Reflux: 9 causes & solutions.

The most common reasons why omeprazole is not working for acid reflux are not taking the right dose, not taking omeprazole at the right time, resistance to omeprazole. Also, some patient and disease factors may contribute to the resistance of omeprazole such as non-compliance to food and lifestyle modifications for acid reflux.

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