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Gastric Fundal Erosion
Gastric band: Band erosion is a very unusual complications of a lap band. It is thought to be related to either an undetected injury at the time of the original surgery, or related to patients 'mistreatment' of their band including continued smoking, regular vomiting, and over tightening of the band. Often the patient has been struggling with their band. Sometimes may experience a sudden lack of restriction. ...Read more
Avoid the cause: If you know the cause of the erosion- alcohol, aspirin, motrin, advil, (ibuprofen) 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
Is there any tips to increase my weight. I m 5'7" and my weight is58. I have slow digestion prob & gastric (no erosion anywhere)..
3, 500 kcal = 1 pound: I assume you're 58kg so your body mass index (http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/guidelines/obesity/bmi/bmicalc. Htm) is normal at 20.0. Check w/your doctor to be sure your thyroid (and rest of you) is normal. Then eat 500cal more each day than you exercise in order to achieve excess of 3, 500cal/wk to gain 1 pound each week. Consider mediterranean diet which has evidence of long-term health benefit. ...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?
No test is perfect: Sometimes mucosal pits or dents can look like erosions, and on stomach biopsy prove normal. Sometimes, tiny gastric lesions are targeted for biopsy, but surrounding unaffected tissue is obtained instead. Your doctor may be suspicious of erosive disease & will be gratified if you respond to his empiric treatment of it. Certainly express your concerns to the treating physician if still symptomatic. ...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?
Antral erosion with (mild) congestive gastropathy with gastric polyp with erosive duodinitis (polypectomy done) explanation, advice and diet please.
Diffuse moderate inflammation characterized by erosion and erythema found in gastric body and gastric antrum. Biopsies taken. What is dr. Looking for?
Hi Doc please help, I was diagnose with gastric erosion, h-pylorie, hemorhoids and rectal polyp remove. Prescrbe with pantrpzole 40mg, claritromycin and ammoxicilin for 14days. Then continues another pantrpazole 40mg for 12days and reduce to 20mg. However
Be followed timely..: Apparently, you have worked well with your doc so you have received the care as described. Hence, it would be most logical and beneficial to revisit her/him for follow-up so to decide further modification of care is needed or not. How to get the things for adequate healthcare done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish to health... ...Read more
The definition: Ulcer is defined as erosion greater than half a centimeter. Hope it helps. ...Read more
Bigger, deeper: Usually erosions turn into ulcers as they get bigger and deeper. ...Read more
Endoscopy bx reads: gastric antral bx showing erosion, chronic inflammation and reactive changes, neg for h. Pylori and malignancy. What does thismean?
Not bad: It means that you probably have some irritation of the stomach lining. The most common causes are acid over-production or bile reflux. It is good news that the h. Pylori is negative and that there is no malignancy. You may need some medication and a re-scope in a few months to ensure proper healing. ...Read more
How can I get rid of my irregular motion. At times it hard & at times it almost liquid. I have gastric prob. No erosion seen in endoscopy, colonoscopy?
Erosive fundal gastritis and acute dudenol ulcers is endoscopy report shows, is it dangerous it may turn into cancer please let me know the details?
Need more informatio: First, stop drinking alcohol. Next, need to know what the biopsy showed. In the us most all ulcers are benign, especially at age 35. I do not know the incidence of gastric cancer in india though. Ask your doctor as to what the biopsy showed ; get medical treatment for the ulcer ; gastritis. May need repeat endoscopy to confirm healing later. ...Read more
Endoscopy result (antral gastritis) and dr. Said it is GERD and prescribed rabeprozole (no fix). Antrum shows diffuse gastric erosions. D1 & d2 normal.?
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 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?
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
I have BENIGN GASTRIC MUCOSA SHOWING CHRONIC INACTIVE GASTRITIS. What does that mean? I also have congestion, erythema, and erosion in my gastric antrum. Do I have a possibility of it becoming cancerous?
Well: The best person to answer your queries is the physician who performed the scope and took the biopsies, what you have is common, but has to be interpreted in a clinical context, best wishes ...Read more
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.
2 egd in 2 mos. And bx grade c erosive esophagitis and 3 New gastric ulcers. On carafate (sucralfate) ppis and h2 blockers. Bx this time requiring more tests?
Break-thru ulcers...: ...despite appropriate acid suppression (as described) warrants consideration for cause. Further testing is warranted. ...Read more
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. 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
This is a condition following corneal abrasion in which the surface of the cornea (the epithelium) has defective adhesion and lifts up a little reproducing the symptoms or rarely actually recreating the abrasion. It is very uncomfortable so those who have it
'suffer' to some degree. There is fairly effective control and treatment but it can be a persistent problem. ...Read more
Medications: I presume you've had a gastroscopy to diagnose that? If not please see a doctor to verify the diagnosis. There are general measures such as alcohol reduction and avoiding nonsteroidal anti inflammatory meds and a variety of other medications to treat it. A consult with a doctor would be recommended here ...Read more
Defective adhesion: This occurs, usually after a corneal abrasion, when the new skin (epithelium) covers the cornea but has defective adhesion to the underlying basement membrane. This leads to partial elevation of the epithelium and sometimes reproduction of the initial abrasion. It can last several years and is painful. A corneal specialist can recommended ways to lessen the pain and time. ...Read more
Meds then surgery: Usually you want to move from least to most aggressive treatment. Utilizing topical and oral anti-inflammatories as well as lubricating treatment should be tried first. Stromal puncture should only be used for small areas outside of the visual axis as scarring can occur. Laser ptk can be used for a larger area that is more anterior, especially if the cornea is steep or the pt is nearsighted. ...Read more