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A 24-year-old male asked:

Endoscopy indications: gerd with esophagitis antral gastrititis duodenitis detected: erythematous mucosa in : 1. lower 3rd esophagus 2. antrum 3. duodenum 1 (mild) wht does all this mean? anything serious? worried! what's cure?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Typical for GERD: It is what this didn't show that is most reassuring. There is no evidence of ulcers or precancerous lesions. It just verifies that reflux has caused typical irritation to the tissues in the area. Proper lifestyle changes and meds should improve it if they are followed as prescribed.
Last updated Apr 10, 2022


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