• KM KM
    August 12, 2009
    Constant heartburn despite medications
    KM KM
    August 12, 2009

    I have constant heartburn and some chest discomfort.  I was diagnosed with Barrett's and have taken Protonix for a few years now.  The scope I had suggested I also had bacteria, so I took an antibiotic for 10 days.  I had an ulcer and that is gone.  I live on Tums and Protonix isn't working.  What's next in way of treatment?  Anyone know what can help?  Am I doomed to get esophageal cancer? How long do I have to wait to get another scope?  I am 52 and an otherwise healthy female.

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