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Liver & Pancreas Disorders board


I was not on birth control pills for over 10 years when my FNH was discovered. I had laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis in 2004 when it was found. However, I also had it in 2000 and it was not there then, and I was not on birth control during 2000 to 2004, so I don't know what caused mine.

Also, I have an amateur theory here and wondered if you all could help me. Were any of you on proton pump inhibitor medication at all before you were diagnosed with an FNH or adenoma? They are drugs used for acid reflux, such as Prilosec, Prevacid, Protonix, Aciphex and Nexium. I remember when I first went on Prilosec, an internist told me not to stay on it forever because it was shown to cause tumors in lab mice. Since then I've had other doctors tell me they're perfectly safe adn I've been on them for years, but I'm wondering if MAYBE it could have caused my FNH on my liver? It's the only thing I can think of. However, I think in the mice the tumors were in their stomachs. Anyway, it's just an idea and thought I would ask if anyone else took these?