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Gastric Inflammation Symptoms
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Discomfort : GERD symptoms are typical heartburn and regurgitation. These are often worse with stress, certain types of good and drink, and Lyon g down or leaning forward. Stomach lining inflammation, or gastritis, can cause pain just below the lower end of the breast bone. Primary care or GI usually treat milder forms of these. Hope this helps! ...Read more
It may: But not always. Some patients have no problems with eating while others have exacerbation of symptoms. ...Read more
Yea : If you take antibiotics to treat ulcer. ...Read more
Yes, unsure stat: Chronic h. Pylori infection/gastritis can cause a type of gastric tumor called malt--mucosa associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma, but the incidence is not known. Long term gastritis by other causes also increase risk of gastric cancer, just as in folks with chronic reflux causing esophagitis/barrett's esophagus etc.. Which increases cancer risks. So, follow up with doc regularly. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: yes.. Please see your primary provider to investigate. ...Read more
Oh yes...: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid ; pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation). Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, and even a higher risk of throat cancer. Impedance ph testing with a symptom diary can best characterize this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gastric body-type mucosa with mild chronic, non-specific gastritis with intestinal metaplasia, negative forhelicobacter pylori.Have 5cm hitas hernia, ulc?
Might be Barrett's: Intestinal metaplasia typically refers to changes in the esophageal mucosa, and is associated with a disease called "barrett's esophagus." this is a precancerous condition, and you need to be followed by either a general surgeon who does endoscopy, or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Not really.: Ibs causes abd distention, bloating, cramping, constipation and diarrhea like symptoms. Your symptoms sound typical of reflux disease. Avoid spicy food, chocolates, coffee, eat small meals, and take anti ulcer meds. Reflux symptoms could be from a hiatal hernia as well which is diagnosed by either an upper GI contrast study or egd. Follow up with a GI doc if symp not goinng away. ...Read more
Symptoms of gastritis after kidney infection tabs but endoscope showed 'chronic' gastritis, what's the cause?
What causes mild inflammation and gastric foveolar metaplasia in duodenum. On biopsy. No h pylori ? No medications.
Secretions: Foveolar hyperplasia and metaplasia is a response of one epithelium to injury or as a reactive pattern. This is most often seen in the stomach. However, if there is irritation (chemical by secretions from the pancreas or liver) or inflammation (gallstones, alcohol, etc), you can get metaplasia in the duodenum. In general, helicobacter pylori don't grow in the duodenal ph. ...Read more
Gastric biopsy result: antral mucosa revealing mild to moderate chronic inflamation with associated extensive intestinal metaplesia. What that mean?
Metaplasia ? pre ca:
Chronic H. pylori infections may develop over many years, progressing from gastritis to internal metaplasia to Cancer, Finding ways to get rid of H. pylori bacteria may help reduce the risk of intestinal metaplasia.
Biggest concern for those with intestinal metaplasia is that it might be precancerous.,Genetics , Cig. Smoking, env. toxins, high salt intake, chr. acid reflux are other risk factors ...Read more
Diagnosed small hiatal hernia and reflux. No ulcers or masses. Will celebrex (celecoxib) agravate reflux symptoms?
Yes but: Dr. Howe's right. You could tray taking mylanta or maalox (generic forms are disgusting!) 30 minutes before the meal you take the Celebrex (celecoxib) with and one hour after. It might help. Also high fat, high protein, low fiber diets increase reflux and so does the excess weight those diets cause. Eat more fruits & veggies in smaller portions more often, & less fat & less protein (in a low fat form). ...Read more
The simple: Answer is no! ibs is a physiological problem and does not by itself cause any of the above problems. ...Read more
It will be hard to p: Metaplasia can be caused by any number of irritants. In the duodenum, it could be related to bile exposure, acid exposure and unknown causes. It will be very hard to pin point the cause. But you already know it is there, so better monitor it regularly through your gastroenterologist's supervision. ...Read more
Diffuse mild inflammation of gastric body and antrum characterized by congestion (edema) along with la grade a esophagitis. G.E.R.D? Duodenum isnormal
I have gastric pain which doctors say is because of hypersensitivity, as there is no inflammation.Somehow levocetrine soothes me, how long can I take it?
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