A member asked:

What does mild erythema of the gastir mucosa in the antrum and body of stomach mean in an egd?

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Dr. Daniel Para answered

Specializes in General Surgery

Likely normal: Most patients will have some mild erythema in the stomach outlet. Redness of the mucosa represents gastritis, or inflammation of the lining of the stomach that can be reactive to smoke, alcohol, or medications and food. See your doctor for followup and discussion.

Answered 2/3/2021



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