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What is meant by antral erosion. It causes stomach pain. And release of gas continously from mouth. What should be done to reduce my stomach pain?

What is meant by antral erosion. It causes stomach pain. And release of gas continously from mouth. What should be done to reduce my stomach pain?

The antrum is the: Outlet of the stomach. An erosion is an area of injury (that can sometimes progress to an ulcer). If you have not been evaluated by a gastroenterologist recommend doing that. The GI specialist can recommend treatment plan to reduce pain. There are a variety of different treatments depending on the cause. ...Read more

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I had my endoscopy last week. It shows "mild patchy non erosive antral gastritis". Is it completely curable?

I had my endoscopy last week. It shows "mild patchy non erosive antral gastritis". Is it completely curable?

Yes it should be: Gastritis is curable, commpletely curable provided you remove the cause. It is often caused by excessive use of pain medicines (NSAIDS) like Motrin or Naprosyn/Aleve. Antacids can prevent and treat this problem. Are you taking an antacid now???? ...Read more

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What is scattered antral erosion? Is it gastritis? Can it mimic gastroparaesis? Told I have gp, but I'm wondering if it is just the antral erosion???

Gastritis: Antral erosion is a form of gastritis and is different from gastroparesis which is delayed emptying of the stomach contents. Gastritis is treated with ppi's like prilosec or nexium while stomach stimulants like reglan and sometimes erythromycin are used to treat gastroparesis ...Read more

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Can carafate and DGL help treat antral erosion gastritis? I take prilosec too, but got antral erosions while taking it oddly.

Gastritis: Both those agents may be helpful in the treatment of antral gastritis, but I regard ppi's the most effective. These include prilosec, nexium, protonix. I feel that one prilosec a day isn't sufficient to heal many cases of gastritis or peptic ulcer. A gastroenterologist can advise you best. ...Read more

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Suffer from erosive antral gastritis lexione what medications should use and what foods should I eat is using spo pantaprazol but I see great improvem?

Complicated question: The specifics of how to manage gastritis on medications needs a detailed review of your case. Key thing is to avoid factors that additionally irritate your stomach, especially alcohol and non steroidal pain medicines, such as Ibuprofen and naproxen. Talk to your doctor! ...Read more

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I am looking for top 10 doctors in india for 1) erosive antral gastritis 2) hepatomegaly regards rao?

I am looking for top 10 doctors in india for 1) erosive antral gastritis 2) hepatomegaly regards rao?

Only top 10?: Every city has well known GI specialists who can take care of relatively common gastritis, and hepatomegaly, just call the local hospitals. ...Read more

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Antral erosion with (mild) congestive gastropathy with gastric polyp with erosive duodinitis (polypectomy done) explanation, advice and diet please.

Antral erosion with (mild) congestive gastropathy with gastric polyp with erosive duodinitis (polypectomy done) explanation, advice and diet please.

Wow: We have only 400 characters here, answering your question minimally would require a lot more. Explanation and diet is not possible here; but advice is ok : ask your dr with the studies in front of you. ...Read more

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8 weeks of Nexium&Protonix40mg for severe esophagitis & eritemous pangastritis. Now erosive antral gastritis, no esophagitis. Causes & treatment?

8 weeks of Nexium&Protonix40mg for severe esophagitis & eritemous pangastritis. Now erosive antral gastritis, no esophagitis. Causes & treatment?

Possible Causes: Sounds like you have had a series of endoscopic studies and likely biopsy studies to rule out infection with H. Pylori, Barrett Disease, and Eosinophilic Gastritis. Consider serum Gastrin level, parietal cell antibodies and B12 level.

No antiarthritic meds incl. Aspirin.
No Tums because of acid rebound (looks likes acid is being suppressed)
Take Nexium (esomeprazole) in early morn
Consider Nexium (esomeprazole)+Carafate+Pepcid ...Read more

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Is scattered antral erosions gastritis or ulcers? Been on prilosec for 3yrs for reflux. Not sure how I got them being medicated. Should Dr. Up my dose

Is scattered antral erosions gastritis or ulcers? Been on prilosec for 3yrs for reflux. Not sure how I got them being medicated. Should Dr. Up my dose

"Erosions": Usually refer to gastritis rather than ulcerations...As far as the development of this in the face of PRILOSEC therapy I would ask your treating GI Doc about possible H PYLORI INFECTION.....

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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Endoscopy bx reads: gastric antral bx showing erosion, chronic inflammation and reactive changes, neg for h. Pylori and malignancy. What does thismean?

Endoscopy bx reads: gastric antral bx showing erosion, chronic inflammation and reactive changes, neg for h. Pylori and malignancy. What does thismean?

Not bad: It means that you probably have some irritation of the stomach lining. The most common causes are acid over-production or bile reflux. It is good news that the h. Pylori is negative and that there is no malignancy. You may need some medication and a re-scope in a few months to ensure proper healing. ...Read more

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My Endoscopy result is mild antral gastritis. Taking PPI for long time and now seems to me they cause abdominal discomfort. Want to stop. Advise please.

My Endoscopy result is mild antral gastritis. Taking PPI for long time and now seems to me they cause abdominal discomfort. Want to stop. Advise please.

Risk vs Benefit: You should talk to your physician to assess the benfits of being on PPI. Long term PPI use has potentially been associated with certain mineral deficiencies as well as infections and fractures. The benefits of using these medications may outweigh any potential risks/side effects if your clinical status warrants this. The 2 people best placed to assess this are you and your physician. ...Read more

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Endoscopy result (antral gastritis) and dr. Said it is GERD and prescribed rabeprozole (no fix). Antrum shows diffuse gastric erosions. D1 & d2 normal.?

Not GERD: Gerd typically causes heartburn and regurgitation. It can also cause inflammation in the esophagus, but not the stomach. Amtrak gastritis can have many causes, but gerd is not one of them. Call your GI doctor for clarification. ...Read more

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I have GERD grade a (la) reflux esophagitis: erosive antral gastritis is it dangerous?

I have GERD grade a (la) reflux esophagitis: erosive antral gastritis is it dangerous?

No: It is not dangerous now, but is left untreated could become dangerous. Follow up on recommendations from your gastroenterologist. You'll be ok. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Gerd grade a (la) reflux esophagitis: erosive antral gastritis is it dangerous, what to do?

GERD: Grade a gerd is fairly mild condition. Erosive antral gastritis is certainly not a serious condition. I would follow what your GI doctor have advised and most of these problem can be addressed accordingly. Http://www. Laendo. Net/english/gerddiagnosis-and-treatment. ...Read more

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Diagnosed marked antral gastritis & pylorus gastric erosion w-tiny ulcers I can eat small amount, else I have nausea Do I have to force myself to eat?

Diagnosed marked antral gastritis & pylorus gastric erosion w-tiny ulcers I can eat small amount, else I have nausea Do I have to force myself to eat?

Special circumstance: For someone in your condition, it is best to eat small, frequent meals throughout the day to ensure you receive nutrition throughout the day. This will allow you to receive the nutrients throughout the day without feeling nauseated or heavy. This will prevent the heartburn if you eat something every 3-4 hours throughout the day until the ulcers heal.

Have you taken antibiotics for the h.Pylori? ...Read more

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Had abdominal pain, nausea, occasional vomitting for three months. Normal scans, endoscopy and colonoscopy except mild antral gastritis. Any ideas?

Other causes: Gall bladder problems (sludge or stones), pancreatic inflammation, gluten sensitivity or intolerance, lactose intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome are some other possibilities. Discuss these with your gastroenterologist to see if they have been ruled out. ...Read more

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I have antral gastritis, does that cause upper left stomach pain? I get stabbing pain in the same area, when bending over, before meals and after.

I have antral gastritis, does that cause upper left stomach pain? I get stabbing pain in the same area, when bending over, before meals and after.

Possible: It's definitely possible that antral gastritis can be causing your symptoms. If you've done standard imaging and other tests looking for h.Pylori, it might be beneficial to talk with your doctor about getting an endoscopy (if it's been a while since you had your first one). Best of luck to you! ...Read more