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Heartburn - Prilosec - 0meprozal

I had many problems with heartburn, and Reflux, mainly the result of Radiation to my Esophogus, Over the years I had many problems with swallowing food getting stuck. I have had 20 + Endoscopy's. finally my Doctor sent me to an Allergist, I found out I was Allergic to many many Foods, Ingredients. I f I / you can Avoid many of these foods it will help tremendously with Reflux and Heart Burn. it may not solve all the Problems it'll help alot.


This discussion is related to chronic gastritis and severe reflux for over a year....help!.
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Hi there!

Well, without knowing the relevant clinical details such as the severity of the condition, presence/ absence of other comorbidities etc., it may be difficult to comment specifically on the situation. Though food allergy may aggravate reflux, it is unlikely to be the primary cause and hence though avoiding food items may cause partial relief of symptoms, it is unlikely to provide a complete cure. If the symptoms are severe and not relieved by conservative management, surgical options may be considered. I would suggest discussing the situation, the suggested management plan and the expected prognosis in detail with your treating doctor.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
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My main question is Is their an Ingredient difference between Prilosec, and omeprozal.
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