Re: Barrett's Esophagus - I have it and I'm scared!
I too just a few month's back had been diagnosed with BE. I'm only 31 and have had Gastritis for almost 5 years now. I have been on Nexium since the Gastritis, but I also chew tobacco which I'm thinking might as well cancel the Nexium out. I heard that chewing tobacco produces a heavy amount of acid but I haven't actually seen it stated anywhere.
How can you tell if a certain doc is reknowned or is the best in your area? I'm looking for one in my area, Pittsburgh, and could only seek basic GI's.
Also I hope that your visit goes/went well. Please keep us posted on your condition and how the doc has helped you.