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Antral Erosions In Stomach
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
I had my endoscopy last week. It shows "mild patchy non erosive antral gastritis". Is it completely curable?
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
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
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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Antral erosion with (mild) congestive gastropathy with gastric polyp with erosive duodinitis (polypectomy done) explanation, advice and diet please.
Is ginger tea safe for someone who has antral erosive gastritis? Seems to help, but I don't know if it is safe & I can't get into my doctor for a bit
Mildpain constantly in Lt UP ABDOMEN, sometime pain radiates to back, 3 months Endoscopy as ANTRAL GASTRITIS, now biopsy ATYPICAL LYPHOID HYPERPLASIA?
8 weeks of Nexium&Protonix40mg for severe esophagitis & eritemous pangastritis. Now erosive antral gastritis, no esophagitis. Causes & treatment?
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
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
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
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
I have feeling inflammation in my lower abdomen befote 5 month. I have done endoscopy. I diagnose antral gastritis with oeaophagel candidasis. I yave ta?
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
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?
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
Had abdominal pain, nausea, occasional vomitting for three months. Normal scans, endoscopy and colonoscopy except mild antral gastritis. Any ideas?
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