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What does erythematous mucosa in the stomach mean on an endoscopy?

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Gastropathy: Red mucosa could be due to chemicals like naprosyn, aleve, (naproxen) asa or bacterial induced gastritis. Biopsies can show if there is bacteria present. Usually the red mucosa is a non-specific finding.
Last updated Jul 12, 2018

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