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My upper endoscopy showed everything normal except mild gastritis...no H. Pylori. I have acid reflux and take Omeprazole. Why gastritis?
False -ve H.P common:
Worldwide the most common cause of gastritis is H. pylori infection.
.Recent studies using histology alone in select patients have suggested that H. pylori-negative gastritis may be common.These data suggest that H. pylori is a possible pathogen for duodenal ulcer by duodenal colonization probably via gastric metaplasia.The use of PPIs masks H. pylori infection, increase intestinal metaplasia. ...Read more
Diagnosed w/mild antral gastritis & mild GERD waiting 4 h pylori results-take Prilosec bid & carafate-still experience burning, tight stomach, reflux?
Epigastric pain, neg H pylori but pos FOBT. Colonoscopy normal but endoscopy showed gastritis. Cause of gastritis?
Causes of gastritis: The suffix "itis" means "inflammation". The prefix "gastro" means "stomach." the term "gastritis" thus means an "inflamed stomach." The term is often used imprecisely to mean stomach upset, which can derive from both acid & non-acid causes, slow emptying of the stomach, H.pylori infection, atrophic & hypersecretory problems. Start with acid blockers, diet modification, avoid alcohol/tobacco. ...Read more
H pylori gastritis showed in EGD. Pain, nausea, treated 3 x with antibiotics. h p. positive. Is L glutamine and probiotic good to fight inflammation?
Inflammation: Those products won't eradicate inflammation. Specific treatment with three antibiotics and bismuth for 2 weeks is usually successful in eradicating H.Pylori and ppi medications like nexium or protonix treat inflammation. In my opinion probiotics aren't helpful in treating gastritis. ...Read more
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Scope showed sm sliding hiatal hernia. Symps persist after 6-8 months Nexium (esomeprazole) & domperidone. Do i need surgery? Worst-pain mid&rt upper ab, fullness alwa
Perhaps: You need further work up, with a ph study to prove if you have signifigant reflux. Not all patients with hiatal hernias need surgery. If you do have reflux, with a hernia, and persistant symptoms despite medical therapy, and risk modification, than surgery would be adviseable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hv Erosive Gastritis (through endoscopy) with Hematemesis. No H Pylori detected. Dr prescribe 3x1 Lansoprazole, 3x1 Rebamipide. How long to healing?
Gastritis : Variable. Anywhere from at least 4-8 weeks ...Read more
Diagnosised w/mild antral gastritis & mild GERD waiting 4 h pylori results-take Prilosec bid & carafate-can not eating enough cause break thru reflux?
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
No heartburn but bad cough, dr thought it reflux. Rx for protonix, cough gone, now upper GI pain b4 meals and 2 hrs post. Duodenal ulcer? H. Pylori?
Could be: but protonix helps this , do reflux precautions like elevate head of bed 6 inches , 6 smaller meals instead of 3 [less overflow ] and no food or little 3 hours before bed. if take pain meds like aspririn /aleve/advil could cause ulcer . if smoke could be cancer so never do this or ulcer , h.pylori is a bacteria that can cause ulcer , would need lab test or scoping with biopsy ...Read more
Anti-acid therapy: Sounds like you need some antacid therapy to start. This should help both the gerd symptoms and the gastritis. Make sure to ask if you have H. Pylori infection as a cause of the gastritis. This needs to be treated with antibiotics as well. Forget about the hiatal hernia unless it becomes very large. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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
3 yr old girl blood work glucose h 117 alti h 27 eos% h 6.1 pco2 l 33.2 po2 h 96.3 be l -2.6 could there be something wrong?
Went Dr. Yesterday tested H. pylori. Said con't Prilosec 2 months. Can stomach aches morning below belly button be related to ulcer or acid reflux?
Probably not related: Pain from reflux or an ulcer is most typically felt in the upper abdomen near the rib cage or just behind the breastbone. Pain in the lower abdomen below navel would be a very unusual place to feel it. Hard to say what might be the cause however as details are few. Best to mention this to your doctor. ...Read more
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
Severe bad breath fr/ stomach 1 yr, recent mild heartburn 2 mths.Coloscpy/gastro/h pylori & blodwrk all normal.Scrip ppi & OTC hrtburn meds not workin?
Bad breath: Consider the possibility of your severe bad breath coming from your tongue, gum, tonsils, other parts of the mouth or sinuses. Oral bacteria can thrive under a continually-forming tongue coating of food debris, dead epithelial cells, and postnasal drip. When left on the tongue or gum, bacteria can produce foul-smelling sulfur-containing compounds. Remove bacteria and food debris from your mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer