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A 57-year-old female asked:

i had a colonoscopy, what is acute duodenitis and why did they do a biopsy on it? and what is acute gastritis and why the biopsy? could it be cancer?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Unlikely: it is routine during scoping to take a biopsy to confirm diagnosis, you want to discuss your concerns with the doctor who performed the procedure, wish you well. PS was it colonoscopy or EGD?
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab commented
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
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was it colonoscopy or EGD?
Aug 14, 2018

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