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for Heartburn in Patients less than 50 years old

Heartburn in Patients less than 50 years old
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Careful NSAID use history
2) CBC
3) Anti-reflux lifestyle measures
4) Trial of OTC Prilosec or H2 blocker
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Assess for alarm symptoms; order EGD if present
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Appointment Timeframe 1 month
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records and MRI films to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-647-5944
Clinic Location Sites GI Clinic Locations
UM Consulting Physician GI Faculty
Revised on: 09/24/2010