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Seth Locketz @slocketz

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Feb 5, 2014 by @slocketz · View  

My Story -- Seth Locketz

I was diagnosed with eosinophillic esophagitis (EE) by another provider, who said I needed to have my esophagus stretched every six months with a balloon. I decided to get a second opinion at the Esophagus Clinic at the Mayo Clinic. Wow, am I glad I did! At first, I was given a soft steroid, which may the EE go away! Which was great news! However, then Dr. Alexander and his team did some additional testing of my esophagus, and they were able to figure out that my EE (for which I had 10 times the normal amount of eosinophils) was actually caused from eating eggs, peanuts and dairy! Through the great care of Dr. Alexander and his team, not only did I not have to have my esophagus stretched, I did not even need to take medicine!!!! [...]

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