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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastritis: OTC omeprazole or ranitidine may help
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Usually biopsy it taken from a site that looks abnormal. Depending on the abnormality it may take variable time to heal. Normal mucosa would heal in l ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: Yes. But a free perforation may make one very sick before it has time to heal. An ulcer can heal itself but usually acid suppression is needed along w ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Usually not.: A perforation of the stomach is usually a surgical emergency. If not repaired quickly, patients can often get extremely sick from peritonitis. It is u ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
14 years experience Gastroenterology
More info needed: Did you have an endoscopy with biopsies showing an infection? If not, what are your symptoms? Feel free to consult us.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
30 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Visual inflammation: Your GI should have done biopsies from our stomach lining to recheck presence of H. Pylori. If you have already been treated with appropriate antibio ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
GI Issues: Several GI issues may cause fatty stools and Change in bowels. IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion, but can even cause these types of issues. Try changin ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Probably not: I can't think of a mechanism, and given that literally hundreds of different, hard-to-verify claims are made for the stuff, you'd do well to comply wi ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
2 possibilities: Chronic inflammation can lead to anemia. The longstanding inflammation affects rbc survival and iron availability. This leads to anemia. Inflammati ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Protein pump inhibitors including Dexilant may have significant complications if used long term. These include osteoporosis and possibly increased ris ... Read More
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