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Sun, Mar 15 9:33pm · Sacral Nerve Stimulator in Digestive Health

I’ve heard of it for incontinence. Did the doctor say it was for slow digestion?

Sat, Mar 14 11:33am · Chest Pain + Fatigue in Digestive Health

So sorry to hear a young person like you is going through this. I would sure ask the dr to test for esophageal spasms.

Fri, Mar 13 9:02am · IBS sufferers – MRT and LEAP in Digestive Health

So happy for you. Not familiar with LEAP program but I’ll be checking it out online.

Fri, Mar 13 8:06am · Hiatal Hernia. What helps? in Digestive Health

What about esophagus spasms?

Thu, Feb 13 11:23am · Barrett’s esophagus in Digestive Health

I thought a biopsy was needed to diagnose Barrett’s. Regardless if you are having trouble swallowing I’d sure get a follow up endoscopy.

Fri, Jan 10 3:47pm · how Do you maintain medical help when you have nothing? in Digestive Health

She should be eligible to continue her insurance based on Federal law, COBRA. She needs to talk to husbands past employers benefits or Human Resources office. She can continue for up to 18 months.

Mon, Jan 6 8:26am · Small Intestine Bacteria Overgrowth (SIBO) in Digestive Health

Rifaximin is the prescribed antibiotic but doc is still working with insurance to get it covered. So he hasn’t started it yet. No breath test has been administered to diagnose SIBO so this very expensive antibiotic is being used for diagnostic purposes – trial and error approach. I am also confused how his last GI doc diagnosed collagenous colitis and this new doc said the biopsy didn’t show that. I’m wondering if anyone else has had this diagnosis reversed.