A 36-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

endoscopy show regenerative change consistent with healing erosion or chemical gastritis. neg for both hpylori and intestinal metaplasia. is cancer?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Julien Fahed
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: You are probably reading the results of a biopsy not the endoscopy report. The biopsy showed healing gastric lumen. Metaplasia means cellular changes that can transform to cancer. H pylori is a bacteria usually treated with antibiotics and it can lead to cancer.
Answered on Mar 31, 2016

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
It sounds like...: ...there has been inflammation in your stomach, which is now in the healing phase (i.e. "regeneration").
1
1 thank
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
No : nothing in that report to just cancer. Only good news there. Continue to follow up with your doctor, and if you have other questions, be sure to ask. ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Horak ii
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Gastritis : Variable. Anywhere from at least 4-8 weeks
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Routine screening for stomach cancer is indicated if you are more than 50 yrs old and have gastric atrophy (from decades of chronic gastrititis) or pe ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month