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gastric mucosal abnormality in the stomach characterized by erythema

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
Antacids,H2 blockers: Life style changes--reduce alcohol,no smoking,eating small frequent meals and taking Nexium (esomeprazole) or Pepcid should help.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Ask the Dr!!!: "Erythema" is another word for RED COLOR. This is not specific for anything. It simply means there is some kind of inflammation or irritation. Ask the ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Few possibilities: Redness or erythema of the lining of the stomach and/or duodenum suggest a few possibilities: infection with h. Pylori bacteria, drug toxicity, bile ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
H/H gastric polyps: H/h diverticulosis are very common and just give signs of reflux. The gastric polyps should be followed up by a gastroenterologist periodically. Larg ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
CA and bugs: The biopsies will be looking for evidence of malignancy (unlikely) and h pylori, an organism that causes gastritis. Good luck.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
This is telling you : -is that U need 2 B treated, not necessarily surgery. Many medications R around 2 handle this. The meds will do well 4 the stomach issues, but it you ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Gatritis/H pylori: Looking for gstritis/h pylori infection/ulceration. Wait for biopsy report and meanwhile you might have been advised acid suppression.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Doubt it: Although cancer can only be ruled out by a biopsy, your description is more compatible with an ulcer and/or severe gastritis. I wonder why your gast ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Not much: Linear erythema sounds like what's found on endoscopy after the endoscope is looped in the stomach and presses against its curvature, resulting in som ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Rank
Specializes in Pathology
Redness in stomach: Can mean inflammation or gastritis. The most common cause of inflammation is h. Pylori infection. Redness also occurs in reactive mucosa usually fro ... Read More

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