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Chronic Fundal Gastritis
Undergone endoscopy diagonsed with Fundal and Antral Gastritis. I was earlier prescribed pantaprazole and itopride hcl for 2 months. No Relief.
Depends main symptom: While gastritis can cause symptoms, would need to see if this is the main cause of YOUR symptoms, while considering many causes both of the stomach inflammation (e.g. rule out helicobacter infection, medications such as aspirin/ibuprofen, and even parasites if living in endemic areas, etc) as well as co-existing problems (gallstones, pancreatitis, etc) elsewhere. Happy to review case and consult. Read more
Erosive fundal gastritis and acute dudenol ulcers is endoscopy report shows, is it dangerous it may turn into cancer please let me know the details?
Need more informatio: First, stop drinking alcohol. Next, need to know what the biopsy showed. In the us most all ulcers are benign, especially at age 35. I do not know the incidence of gastric cancer in india though. Ask your doctor as to what the biopsy showed ; get medical treatment for the ulcer ; gastritis. May need repeat endoscopy to confirm healing later. Read more
Depends on cause: Common cause is infection with bacteria, h. Pylori, which can also cause acute gastritis, ulcers, and is a factor in stomach cancer and lymphoma. Can be rx'd with antibiotics and anti-ulcer meds. Chronic gastritis can be autoimmune in nature, associated with vitamin B12 deficiency sometimes. Different disease process; not "cured", managed. Read more
Anything that is hur: Any strong irritant can cause gastritis. If it is continued for long time, the gastritis becomes chronic. Common causes are frequent alcohol use, chronic pain medication with drugs like Aspirin or motrin. Then there is a common infection with a bacteria called h. Pylori which requires using a several weeks long course of antibiotics, best done under the guidance of a gastroenterologist. Read more
Avoid what hurts: That is the easy answer. Other things to avoid are caffeine containing drinks and foods. Chocolate, spicy foods. and foods with acidic content may cause problems. Smoking and alcohol will definitely make it worse. If you must eat foods that have these qualities the consider smaller portions. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Suggestions 4 ulcer: Once you've ruled out &/or treated H.pylori and avoided nsaid's, combine acid suppression medication with the following: minimize meal size as well as intake of alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, fatty/fried foods, fizzy drinks. Advice changes, of course, if ulcers are due to crohn's, cancer, "stress-related" (systemic disease), caustic ingestion, etc. Check with diagnosing doctor who knows you best. Read more
No one size fits all: Your answer is quite complicated. If serious conditions and food allergies and insenstivities have all been excluded, it is a great idea to keep a food diary. Keep track of what foods agree with your system and which foods agravate your digestive tract. Alcohol and coffee and spicy foods should be avoided. Read more
One of the most common causes of chronic or chronic active gastritis is helicobacter pylori microorganism. Another causes- drug induced gastritis.
Gastric biopsy and microscopic evaluation is informative test.
In inflammatory bowel disease- chrohn's disease, stomach can be involved and can reveal chronic gastritis with granulomas. Read more
I had a gastritis from month and I took pills. I feel much better but sometimes the pain come back! Can this disease be a chornic?
Hi I would honestly like to know if there's a cure for mild chronic inactive gastritis and if yes how long would it take to heal completely.?
Gastric biopsy plays important role to diagnose gastritis and to understand what type of gastritis you have: acute or chronic, helicobacter pylori associated or not? Biopsy - microscopic evaluation of gastric tissue to document malignancy or benign appearence of tissue.
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Define "gastritis": Gastro means stomach; -itis means inflammation (so "gastritis" means an irritated stomach lining). The "antrum" is the last part of the stomach. "chronic" means longstanding, but is also a term applied both to endoscopic appearance of stomach inflammation as well as what the biopsies of your stomach tell us. Read more
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