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A 38-year-old male asked:

what is fovalore hyperplasia in stomach, and can or does it lead to cancer?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Foveolar hyperplasia: Is a minor "chemical" irritation of the upper stomach lining. Associated with use of alcohol, nsaid's (advil, aleve, (naproxen) ibuprofen, naprosyn...), or from bile gastritis that could be a result of past surgery. No association with cancer. See your gastroenterologist who did the biopsy to discuss your results.

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