I have been taking Nexium twice daily for 10 yrs. due to acid reflux. On 04/01/21012, my gallbladder was removed as it was only working 5% & was shrunk up to nothing. I also had a gallstone in my bile duct. I suffered for many years until I was introduced to Nexium in which I feel is a miracle drug. During my last endoscopy, my esophagus had to be stretched for a second time. I get choked in my chest quite often still, no matter how well I chew my food and believe me,it is a scarey feeling. The Dr. took biopsies on both my stomach & my esophagus. He referred to their appearance as looking like a raw piece of meat. I have GERD and a Hiatal Hernia & have to have a colonoscopy/endoscopy every 5 yrs. now. I ran out of Nexium once for a week before my mail order prescription got here & the acid reflux was so intense that I thought I was going to die. Nexium is suppose to heal us in time. That goes to prove that it doesn't but I could not imagine a day without it. I tried them all & nothing has worked like Nexium on acid reflux.View Thread
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