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Gastric Erosion Vs Ulcer
Bigger, deeper: Usually erosions turn into ulcers as they get bigger and deeper. ...Read more
Diagnosed marked antral gastritis & pylorus gastric erosion w-tiny ulcers
I can eat small amount, else I have nausea
Do I have to force myself to eat?
Special circumstance: For someone in your condition, it is best to eat small, frequent meals throughout the day to ensure you receive nutrition throughout the day. This will allow you to receive the nutrients throughout the day without feeling nauseated or heavy. This will prevent the heartburn if you eat something every 3-4 hours throughout the day until the ulcers heal. Have you taken antibiotics for the h.Pylori? ...Read more
Dr said i had slight gastric erosion after endoscopy. Everything else was normal.. Biopsied the area and it came back as normal. How can that be?
Life stress: Directly visualizing the lining of your stomach is valuable enough for your dr to tell you that you have signs of acid burning the lining of your stomach. The good news is that the microscope did not shows significant damage from acid erosion. This life we live is stressful enough. Listen to your dr, take acid-reducing pills, and manage a known problem before you really drill down to an open ulcer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
26 years old--upper endoscopy report said "slight gastric erosion' in stomach. What could cause that? Alcohol? Coffee?
Common: These is a very common finding on most endoscopies and iate often not due to anything specific and not a source of concern. If you have acid symptoms then you should take acid suppressants, otherwise no intervention is needed. Ulcer or bleeding on the hand requires treatment.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid the cause: If you know the cause of the erosion- alcohol, aspirin, motrin, advil, alleve- I would say to avoid these medications. Try and find out the cause from the treating doctor. I diet low in fat and fried foods and low in caffeine may help by not further irritating the area. Ask your doctor if he wants to prescribe a medicine for the erosion. But first and foremost, find the cause. ...Read more
Dr said i had very mild gastric erosion on endoscopy but pathology came back as within normal limits.Dr said it was fine then. True?
Endoscopy report said slight linear gastric erosion on distal body of stomach. I don't take nsaids and h.Pylori negative. What caused this? I'm 27.
Many causes: Even though nsaids and h pylori are common causes of gastric erosions, there are many other causes: stress, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, tumors (gastrinomas), certain foods, ibd, and other medications. Talk with the doctor who performed your endoscopy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 egd in 2 mos.and bx grade c erosive esophagitis and 3 New gastric ulcers. on carafate ppis and h2 blockers. Bx this time requiring more tests?
Uncertain: It is unclear what your question is. ...Read more
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