A 54-year-old male asked:
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endoscopy gastric mucosa biopsy result gastritis mild, inactive complete intestinal metaplasia without dysplasia no h.pylori repeat test in 6 mth why?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
To ensue eradication: of H pylori. Repeat testing is needed to check on the effectiveness of the treatment. The findings you described can be attributed to H pylori. It would be important to ensue that the infection has been cleared out.
Answered on Mar 20, 2017
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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Your doctor has the appropriate approach. A second is not warranted, though, that is your prerogative.
Mar 20, 2017

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