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Barrett's Esophagus

What is Barrett's Esophagus?

Barrett's Esophagus is an abnormal change in the cells of the esophagus caused by stomach acid.

 

Barrett's Esophagus is an abnormal change in the cells of the esophagus caused by stomach acid.
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Living with Constant bleeding Created by quepasadavid
Last updated 2 Mar 2010, 07:19 AM

Posted by quepasadavid
2 Mar 2010, 07:19 AM

Barrett's Esophegus was diagnosed in 2003. 6 blood transfusions so far because of it. Chronic anemia is the norm. My blood levels are at 10 where as the a normal male should be at 14. Daily prilosec medication is my treatment. Biopsy's done every 2 years.

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