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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kudus Akinde
19 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Upper endoscopy can be affected by the amount of inflammation in the upper GI tract. This can be affected by diet and/or volume of alcohol consumption ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Ask your doc: your doctor should be able to explain everything. if you have a particular question about a specific finding on your endoscopy, you can ask here
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends...: Upper endoscopy is a vido examination of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum. The test is very accurate for any pathology associated with these areas ... Read More
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Dr. Kristel Hunt
23 years experience Hepatology
Need more info!!: with pending results it is possible that some biopsies were taken or lesions removed. but there's no way to hypothesize not knowing why the test was ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
48 years experience Pediatrics
More info needed: I need to know more about your medical history and what symptoms and meds you are on. I recommend you speak to your doctor who did the procedure and ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Weight loss: Needless to say you need a complete workup. It is possible you may have a tumor. I would see a rheumatologist or hematologist to start with.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
20 years experience Pathology
Not usually...: There may be some non specific changes of inflammation in the duodenum seen on endoscopy like edema , erythema, and villous flattening, but these chan ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe...: If you have celiac disease (gluten sensitive enteropathy) then the villi (finger-like cells) that line the intestine shorten when visualized under the ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Adler
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It may: If you have celiac disease, being on a gluten free diet can interfere with testing. Biopsies can look normal. You should be on a full diet containing ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
No crystal ball, but: ...I understand your concern. Like many things in medicine, a single physical finding taken out of context can suggest nonspecifically a variety of p ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Gastritis: Gastritis and duodenitis are both excess acid changes. Aspirin and NASIDS can also do this. With acid blockers, like omeprazole or pantoprazole, hea ... Read More

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