What is barrett's esophagus endoscopic treatment?

What can you expect as you recover from Barrett's esophagus with dysplasia?

After most treatments, you will be observed for 1 to 2 hours until the medicines wear off. Don't eat or drink until feeling returns to your throat. When you recover, you can go home.

After radiofrequency (RF) treatment, your esophagus may feel tight or narrow when you swallow. You may have some chest pain.

If you had cryotherapy, you may feel some discomfort in your neck and chest. Your esophagus may feel tight or narrow when you swallow.

If you had surgery, you will stay in the hospital and will take longer to recover.

You may still need to treat the symptoms of gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD). Your doctor may give you information about that.

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