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Mild antral gastritis?

Mild antral gastritis?

Common: It's a common finding during endoscopy. Medication, bacteria, alcohol are known causes. This is not a cause of much concern and may be normal for you. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Gastritis (Definition)

A condition in which the lining of the stomach is ...Read more


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What antibiotics treat antral gastritis?

What antibiotics treat antral gastritis?

Only if h pylori: Antibiotics will only help if h pylori bacteria is the cause. ...Read more

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What is mild antral gastritis?

Autoimmune disorder: Antral gastritis is an autoimmune disorder that affects the digestive system. Symptoms include nausea/gas or indigestion. It is more common in older adults, but anyone may be diagnosed with the condition. It is generally caused by a buildup of bacteria in the stomach, viral infection, an injury to the stomach, extreme stress. Treatment depends on the cause ...Read more

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What is severe nodular antral gastritis?

Treatable: The nodules are often due to helicobacter causing lymphoid tissue to grow in the antrum. There are a variety of possible causes & your gastroenterologist knows what to do for each. Nowadays this kind of gastritis is quite manageable; comply with your treatment advice and things will probably be much better for you. ...Read more

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Chronic gastritis; chronic duodenitis, hyperemic gastric mucosa; positive helicob. Pylori stool test. Do i need treatment for helicobacter pylori?

Chronic gastritis; chronic duodenitis, hyperemic gastric mucosa; positive helicob. Pylori stool test. Do i need treatment for helicobacter pylori?

Helicobacter pylori: Yes, you definitely need treatment. This organism can promote the development of gastric cancer as well as producing the inflammatory changes in your GI tract that you have noted and which must be producing severe symptoms. ...Read more

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Gastric body-type mucosa with mild chronic, non-specific gastritis with intestinal metaplasia, negative forhelicobacter pylori.Have 5cm hitas hernia, ulc?

Gastric body-type mucosa with mild chronic, non-specific gastritis with intestinal metaplasia, negative forhelicobacter pylori.Have 5cm hitas hernia, ulc?

Might be Barrett's: Intestinal metaplasia typically refers to changes in the esophageal mucosa, and is associated with a disease called "barrett's esophagus." this is a precancerous condition, and you need to be followed by either a general surgeon who does endoscopy, or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Proper diet for antral gastritis.

Gastritis: Avoid spicy food, soft drinks, tomatoes, greasy food, coffee, no smoking , hot pepper. ...Read more

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Can IBS cause stomach polyps, gastritis and duodenitis?

The simple: Answer is no! ibs is a physiological problem and does not by itself cause any of the above problems. ...Read more

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Can h. Pylori cause esophagitis? Gerd?

Can h. Pylori cause esophagitis? Gerd?

Maybe (not) . . .: Everyone now agrees that h pylori is responsible for peptic ulcer disease, including gastric & duodenal ulcers. However, it's not clear that h pylori is responsible for gerd & esophagitis. However, esophagitis is associated w/pud so if we find h pylori, then we tend to treat if you/re symptomatic. The trick in medicine is paying attention to cause & effect studies vs observational ones. It's tough. ...Read more

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Can non-hpylori chronic gastritis cause stomach cancer?

Can non-hpylori chronic gastritis cause stomach cancer?

Yes, unsure stat: Chronic h. Pylori infection/gastritis can cause a type of gastric tumor called malt--mucosa associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma, but the incidence is not known. Long term gastritis by other causes also increase risk of gastric cancer, just as in folks with chronic reflux causing esophagitis/barrett's esophagus etc.. Which increases cancer risks. So, follow up with doc regularly. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could cause gastritis, duodenitis, & esophagitis? Have had nissen & lap chole for acalculous cholecystitis.

H. pylori: The most common cause of gastritis and duodenitis is a bacterium called helicobacter pylori. When large amounts of the bacteria invade your stomach or small intestine, inflammation can occur. Curing helicobacter pylori (h. Pylori) infection may provoke reflux esophagitis. ...Read more

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How common is antral gastritis?

Common: More than 50% of the world's population harbor h. Pylori in their upper gastrointestinal tract. Infection is more prevalent in developing countries, and incidence is decreasing in western countries. However, over 80 percent of individuals infected with the bacterium are asymptomatic. ...Read more

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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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Chronic gastritis sintomas?

Abdominal pain: abdominal pain is the main symptoms (mid abdominal area, in the upper abdomen). also nausea, bloating, heartburn are common ...Read more

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What is: Focal chronic  peptic-type duodenitis.  H. Pylori negative.

What is: Focal chronic  peptic-type duodenitis.  H. Pylori negative.

Breaking it down...: Focal = a spot, not all over. Chronic = constant, not once-in-a-while. Peptic-type = damaged by exposure to stomach acid. Duodenitis = inflammation/damage of duodenum, the very beginning of the small intestine that actually connects to the end of your stomach. H. Pylori negative = it was not associated with a bacterial infection that is well known to cause ulcers. Hope that is helpful. ...Read more

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What is mild inactive chronic gastritis? (marked antral inflammation) (-ve h pylori result)

Non-specific: It might be due to several condition. It is a sign of chronic inflammation which might happen in people who are heavy drinker, or using pain medications such as ibuprofen, Aspirin and etc. Talk to your pcp. ...Read more

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My antral biopsy showing mild chronic gastritis h pylori -+ what is funding?

My antral biopsy showing mild chronic gastritis h pylori -+ what is funding?

Unclear question.: not exactly sure what you're asking. If H pylori is present, it should be treated. If you could rephrase your question we could answer it more completely. Good luck. ...Read more