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I had egd shows localized nodular mucosa duodenal bulb and hyperemic gastric body.I also have an adrenal tumor on right side. Is this cancer?

I had egd shows localized nodular mucosa duodenal bulb and hyperemic gastric body.I also have an adrenal tumor on right side. Is this cancer?

EDG findings: Adrenal tumors are often benign, ct/ultrasound is often beneficial in the determination. Your egd findings suggest gastritis (erythema) , and nodular duodenitis. Both are usually benign in your age group. Occasionally a biopsy of these areas may warrant repeat endoscopic evaluation in the future if the pathology suggests tissue changes that could be premalignant. ...Read more

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Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more


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Duodenal bulb were 2 areas of erosion with erythema and denuding of folds into the second and third portions of the duodenum?

Duodenal bulb were 2 areas of erosion with erythema and denuding of folds into the second and third portions of the duodenum?

H PYLORI?: I would recommend getting copies of your reports and making sure they did biopsied for h pylori. Also blood work for hpylori ig G and IG m and still for HPYLORI x 3 samples And blood work for celiac disease. You may benefit from a ppi like protonix. And a gluten free diet. WholeApproach.com. Gutbliss.com ...Read more

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Egd done, was told stomach still have some food, given that, would have they seen the duodenum bulb? Or they will order another egd?Biopsy 4 h.Pl ...

Should have seen ok: Most of the time, even if there is some food in the stomach, the endoscopy can be completed and the duodenum visualized adequately. Certainly a biopsy for h.Pylori could be done. If there is a lot of food present often the stomach can't be examined well and the scope may need to be repeated. ...Read more

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What can cause atrophic gastritis in the stomach and bleeding of the duodenum bulb and chronic diarrhea? C-diff was negative.

What can cause atrophic gastritis in the stomach and bleeding of the duodenum bulb and chronic diarrhea? C-diff was negative.

H pylori: Consider asking your primary care physician about testing you for h pylori and checking your stool for fecal leukocytes, and ova and parasites. ...Read more

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What is a gastric antral nodule?

What is a gastric antral nodule?

Gastric nodule: The gastic antrum is the distal part of the stomach, right before it empties into the duodenum. A nodule is a small mass. Not enough information to go much further....benign polyps are common here, but you should speak to your doctor for more details. ...Read more

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Is a 9mm nodule worst than 1.2 cm nodule?

Is a 9mm nodule worst than 1.2 cm nodule?

Nodules: Usually smaller is better. So in this regard, 9mm (0.9cm) is better than 12mm (1.2cm). However, if we're talking about cancer then another important factor is how aggressive the cancer cells are, i.e., how fast they grow/spread. And this you can't tell by size alone but need to look at cells under a microscope and also evaluate for any other nodules or masses. ...Read more

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Duodenum (Definition)

The duodenum is the first part of the small intestine. It is responsible for aspects of digestion and nutrient absorption immediately after ...Read more


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