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What does mild erythema of the gastir mucosa in the antrum and body of stomach mean in an egd?

What does mild erythema of the gastir mucosa in the antrum and body of stomach mean in an egd?

Likely normal: Most patients will have some mild erythema in the stomach outlet. Redness of the mucosa represents gastritis, or inflammation of the lining of the stomach that can be reactive to smoke, alcohol, or medications and food. See your doctor for followup and discussion. ...Read more

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Had an endoscopy , diagnosed with erythema in antrum fundus and bile reflux can these make a feeling of fullness in chest and stomach after meals?

Had an endoscopy , diagnosed with erythema in antrum fundus and bile reflux can these make a feeling of fullness in chest and stomach after meals?

Talk to Gastroentero: Talk to your gadtroenrlpgist. Try Nexium or zegrid. You may need to have a sonigram of gallbladder and liver as well. Watch you diet for now, till seen by gi. ...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 revealed diffuse moderate inflammation characterized by erosions & erythema in gastric body & antrum. Biopsies taken. Dr. Is looking for?

Endoscopy revealed diffuse moderate inflammation characterized by erosions & erythema in gastric body & antrum. Biopsies taken. Dr. Is looking for?

Gatritis/H pylori: Looking for gstritis/h pylori infection/ulceration. Wait for biopsy report and meanwhile you might have been advised acid suppression. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have an erythema in the Antrum mean?

What does it mean to have an erythema in the Antrum mean?

Erythema = redness: A red-appearing antrum (last part of the stomach) suggests inflammation of some cause. If symptomatic, treatment is available. ...Read more

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Granularity and erythema in the antrum after endoscopy...What does it mean?

Granularity and erythema in the antrum after endoscopy...What does it mean?

Antritis : The stomach makes acid. Acid digests some foods especially proteins. It also produces a protective layer of mucous. If that mucous layer is decreased it exposes the lining of the stomach to those acids. Things that decrease that mucous layer are stress, aspirin, motrin, advil and other like drugs. With exposure to those acids the lining of the stomach begins erode causing injury to the lining. ...Read more

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Just got an egd done and it says normal esophagus & duodenum but diffuse erythema and friability of the mucosa in the antrum. What does it mean?

It means Gastritis: The suffix "itis" means "inflammation". The prefix "gastro" means "stomach." the term "gastritis" thus means an "inflammed stomach" which can derive from both acid ; non-acid causes, slow emptying of the stomach, h.Pylori infection, atrophic ; hypersecretory problems. Try acid blockers ; diet modification, recommended by your doctor. ...Read more

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Red Skin (Definition)

Redness is a symptom in which part or all of a person's body has a redder color than normal. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to inflammation, infection, hormonal changes, nerve problems, ...Read more


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