A 36-year-old female asked:
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 answered
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
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