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I just asked a question about a hiatal hernia in the cardia. I have another question about erosion in the antrum. Can some answer my question, please?

I just asked a question about a hiatal hernia in the cardia. I have another question about erosion in the antrum. Can some answer my question, please?

Hiatal hernia: Not sure what your question is, but a hiatal hernia is when the normal opening for the esophagus in the diaphragm stretches out, and allows the stomach to herniate in to the chest. The top part of the stomach next to the valve at the esophagus is called the cardia, and if this were the only part herniated, it would be a very small hernia, not responsible for ulcers in the antrum. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Doc,i have erosions in both antrum and duodenum,and i undergo ubnormal excretion,what ever i take,they come out like dysentery.

Doc,i have erosions in both antrum and duodenum,and i undergo ubnormal excretion,what ever i take,they come out like dysentery.

Diarrea ulcers: Simon, have you had previous gastric surgery with a vagotomy, because if so this is "dumping syndrome" and you should see the surgeon who did surgery. Has Zollinger-Ellison syndrome been excluded? Otherwise, rule out infectious causes and excessive treatment with H2 blockers like Tagamet, Nexium etc can cause diarrhea. If you are losing more water than intake you shd go to ER thanks ...Read more

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Gastritis moderate severe non-erosive in the antrum and body of the stomach how long does it take to heal? using Prilosec protonics and pepcid? had v&p in 1976 is the acid not shut down properly?

Gastritis moderate severe non-erosive in the antrum and body of the stomach how long does it take to heal? using Prilosec protonics and pepcid? had v&p in 1976 is the acid not shut down properly?

Approx. 8-12 weeks: Assume the diagnosis was made by EGD. Biopsy for H. Pylori must be taken. If it was negative then PPI and H2 blocker as you are taking is the right treatment for 12 weeks. And if symptoms continue , one can continue for longer period of time. Avoid Alcohol, NSAID/Aspirin/Cigarette/Spicy and fatty food. ...Read more

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Endoscopy revealed diffuse moderate inflammation characterized by erosions & erythema in gastric body & antrum. Biopsies taken. Is cancer likely?

Endoscopy revealed diffuse moderate inflammation characterized by erosions & erythema in gastric body & antrum. Biopsies taken. Is cancer likely?

Wait for biopsy,,,,,: At this point it's inconclusive to say and a clearer idea of this can be obtained once the biopsy results come back. Most stomach cancers are characterized by raised and thickened ulcer margins which you apparently don't have. Other cancers there are associated with blood disorders like lymphomas and have gastric thickening. Based on this cancer isn't likely but again, the bx gives more info.. ...Read more

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Endoscopy result (antral gastritis) and dr. Said it is GERD and prescribed rabeprozole(no fix). Antrum shows diffuse gastric erosions. D1 & d2 normal.?

Endoscopy result (antral gastritis) and dr. Said it is GERD and prescribed rabeprozole(no fix). Antrum shows diffuse gastric erosions. D1 & d2 normal.?

What is th question?: Are you having heartburn, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain? Many people have gastritis & erosions, especially if they are taking nsaids, such as aspirin, ibuprofen, alleve, if you are stop them and try omeprasole or carafate. Let us know what happens and what your symptoms are. ...Read more

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Localized continuous erythema, friability, & congestion of the mucosa with no bleeding in Antrum. Compatible with non-erosive gastritis? Biopsy done!

Localized continuous erythema, friability, & congestion of the mucosa with no bleeding in Antrum. Compatible with non-erosive gastritis? Biopsy done!

H PYLORI?: I would recommend getting copies of your reports and making sure they did biopsies 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 Also probiotics . Follow up with GI doc To go over treatment options. ...Read more

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Definition of gastritis antrum? What causes it? Can it be treated?

Definition of gastritis antrum? What causes it?  Can it be treated?

Inflammation: Of lining of lower part of stomach. Can be caused by infection with bacteria h. Pylori, irritants, such as bile backwash, alcohol, some meds, effect of antiiinflammatory meds, other. Rx can include avoidance of irritant, rx of infection, protective coating. ...Read more

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