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Gastric oxyntic and antral mucosa with active chronic h.P associated gastritis. And h.P immunostatins highlights abundant h.P organisms. What's mean?

Gastric oxyntic and antral mucosa with active chronic h.P associated gastritis.
And h.P immunostatins highlights abundant h.P organisms. What's mean?

Infection: Gastric oncocytic and antral mucosa = type of stomach tissue seen under the microscope H.P. = Helicobactor pylori, a type of bacteria that causes inflammation and ulcers in the stomach; a stain has been done to make the bacteria stand out Active chronic gastritis= the inflammation seen in the stomach You should do well with treatment! ...Read more

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Gastric biopsy result: antral mucosa revealing mild to moderate chronic inflamation with associated extensive intestinal metaplesia. What that mean?

Gastric biopsy result: antral mucosa revealing mild to moderate chronic inflamation with associated extensive intestinal metaplesia. What that mean?

Precancer: The antrum is that portion of the lower stomach above the pylorus. Having chronic inflammation with extensive intestinal metaplasia is the precursor for developing gastric cancer. Left alone one would find an eventual gastric ulcer and invasive cancer. Partial gastrectomy would probably be indicated at this time. ...Read more

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Gastric antral mucosa showing vascularcongestion and increase no of neautrophils and plsma-lymphocyticcell infiltrate vth Lympoid aggregates means?

Gastric antral mucosa showing vascularcongestion and increase no of neautrophils and plsma-lymphocyticcell infiltrate vth Lympoid aggregates means?

Uncertain: Pathology needs to be tested further to determine whether the lymphoid tissue is polyclonal or monoclonal. I am sure your gastroenterologist has already put this in motion. Call him/her for those additional results after those tests have been reported. ...Read more

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Antral mucosa with extremely focal chronic active gastritis. What is the treatment for this? Can it come back with stress?

Antral mucosa with extremely focal chronic active gastritis. What is the treatment for this? Can it come back with stress?

Gastritis: This should resolve with the taking of prolosec type medication. However I feel that it's also advisable to avoid spicey foods, eliminate tobacco,alcohol and minimize caffeine as well as avoidance of gastric irritating medications like aspirins,Aleve,Advil,corticosteroids,etc. Chronic stress can be a contributing factor. ...Read more

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Had endoscopy done... extremely mild IM found. Here is what was written: antral-type and body type gastric mucosa with focal intestinal metaplasia. GI doctor told me to check up in a year. She found everything to be benign. Thoughts? Huge risk? None?

Had endoscopy done... extremely mild IM found. Here is what was written: antral-type and body type gastric mucosa with focal intestinal metaplasia. GI doctor told me to check up in a year. She found everything to be benign. Thoughts? Huge risk? None?

Not a huge risk,but:: RISK IS INCREASED BUT NOT HUGE. In one study the risk of metaplasia > gastric cancer was 1 IN 39 PATIENTS OVER A 20 YEAR PERIOD. FACTORS INCREASING RISK: tobacco smoking, salt and salt preserved foods, processed meat and fish(label will list "nitrites"),diets low in fruits and vegetables, H.pylori infection, obesity. AVOIDING THESE RISK FACTORS WILL REDUCE YOUR CHANCE OF GASTRIC CANCER. ...Read more

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What does erythematous mucosa in the stomach mean on an endoscopy?

What does erythematous mucosa in the stomach mean on an endoscopy?

Gastropathy: Red mucosa could be due to chemicals like naprosyn, aleve, asa or bacterial induced gastritis. Biopsies can show if there is bacteria present. Usually the red mucosa is a non-specific finding. ...Read more

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Diffuse mildly erythematous mucosa without bleeding found in stomach during endoscopy - what does this mean?

Diffuse mildly erythematous mucosa without bleeding found in stomach during endoscopy - what does this mean?

Gastritis: This finding May be seen in mild inflammation of the stomach lining(gastritis) and is usually treated with a bland diet,avoidance of alcohol,caffeine and nicotine,as well as medication like prilosec or nexium for several weeks. Also irritants like aspirin and NSAIDS like ibuprofen or Aleve are avoided. Your gastroenterologist is best qualified to answer your question and advise you,however. ...Read more

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Upper EGD came back "normal studay" but below said stomach had chronic inflammation and duedenum had squamous mucosa but no abnormailty.What does mean?

Upper EGD came back "normal studay" but below said stomach had chronic inflammation and duedenum had squamous mucosa but no abnormailty.What does mean?

Irritation...: It means you have had some inflammation which is usually caused by excessive acid production. It seems they didn't find any evidence of malignancy( cancer) or ulcers but you have been suffering of ongoing irritation which in the future could lead to other more problematic symptoms. Make sure you stay away from fatty foods, spicy foods, too much sauce, caffeine which can worsen the irritation. ...Read more