Hi Dan and welcome to Healingwell. You might be able to treat your GERD with diet changes. You might try to avoid things like tomato sauces, ketchup, and spices as these can just irritate an already irritated stomach. Some folks come to find out that they have H pylori and after a course of antibiotics and a med like Prilosec for 14 days does the trick. Glad you have an appt with your doctor they should be able to tell you more. Good luck!
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Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
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