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Can non-hpylori chronic gastritis cause stomach cancer?

Can non-hpylori chronic gastritis cause stomach cancer?

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 more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Helicobacter Pylori (Definition)

H. pylori is a bacterium which commonly infects the mucus layer in the stomach. It can cause chronic inflammation of the lining of the stomach, and over the course of many years can increase the risk of gastric or duodenal ulcer. It can ...Read more


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Gastric body-type mucosa with mild chronic, non-specific gastritis with intestinal metaplasia, negative forhelicobacter pylori.Have 5cm hitas hernia, ulc?

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

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Can h. Pylori cause esophagitis? Gerd?

Can h. Pylori cause esophagitis? Gerd?

Maybe (not) . . .: Everyone now agrees that h pylori is responsible for peptic ulcer disease, including gastric & duodenal ulcers. However, it's not clear that h pylori is responsible for gerd & esophagitis. However, esophagitis is associated w/pud so if we find h pylori, then we tend to treat if you/re symptomatic. The trick in medicine is paying attention to cause & effect studies vs observational ones. It's tough. ...Read more

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Is chronic duodenitis suggestive of h pylori?

Is chronic duodenitis suggestive of h pylori?

Could be: I would certainly get tested . If you have h . Pylori treatment could clear this up for you. ...Read more

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Can h. Pylori cause ulcerative colitis?

Can h. Pylori cause ulcerative colitis?

No: It can't. H pylori infects the stomach. The colon is not near the stomach. But many other infections can trigger ulcerative colitis in a genetically susceptible individual. ...Read more

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Chronic gastritis; chronic duodenitis, hyperemic gastric mucosa; positive helicob. Pylori stool test. Do i need treatment for helicobacter pylori?

Chronic gastritis; chronic duodenitis, hyperemic gastric mucosa; positive helicob. Pylori stool test. Do i need treatment for helicobacter pylori?

Helicobacter pylori: Yes, you definitely need treatment. This organism can promote the development of gastric cancer as well as producing the inflammatory changes in your GI tract that you have noted and which must be producing severe symptoms. ...Read more

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Can helicobacter pylori cause inflammation?

Can helicobacter pylori cause inflammation?

Yes: Helicobacter pylori is associated with gastritis (inflammatiion of the stomach lining), stomach ulcers, duodenal ulcers, stomach cancer and malt stomach lymphoma. ...Read more

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Can IBS cause stomach polyps, gastritis and duodenitis?

Can IBS cause stomach polyps, gastritis and duodenitis?

The simple: Answer is no! ibs is a physiological problem and does not by itself cause any of the above problems. ...Read more

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8 weeks of Nexium&Protonix40mg for severe esophagitis & eritemous pangastritis.Now erosive antral gastritis, no esophagitis. Causes & treatment?

8 weeks of Nexium&Protonix40mg for severe esophagitis & eritemous pangastritis.Now erosive antral gastritis, no esophagitis. Causes & treatment?

Possible Causes: Sounds like you have had a series of endoscopic studies and likely biopsy studies to rule out infection with H. Pylori, Barrett Disease, and Eosinophilic Gastritis. Consider serum Gastrin level, parietal cell antibodies and B12 level. No antiarthritic meds incl. aspirin. No Tums because of acid rebound(looks likes acid is being suppressed) Take Nexium (esomeprazole) in early morn Consider Nexium (esomeprazole)+Carafate+Pepcid ...Read more

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Relationship between helicobacter pylori bacteria and stomach ulcers?

H. pylori & ulcers: An estimated 2/3 of people have h. Pylori bacteria, but most of them never have any symptoms. However, h. Pylori is a major cause of peptic ulcers (>90% of duodenal ulcers, an estimated 60% of gastric ulcers). Nobody knows why some people with h. Pylori get ulcers but others don't. ...Read more

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Can Chronic Pancreatitis cause stomach ulcers?

Can Chronic Pancreatitis cause stomach ulcers?

Chronic pancreatitis: Interesting question. Chronic pancreatitis per se does not cause gastric ulcers, but the level of physiologic stress caused by the disease can certainly be a causative factor. Judging by your history of chronic pancreatitis, abdominal pain and diarrhea you should be on some form of gastric acid blocker such as Omeprazole and also pancreatic enzyme supplements. ...Read more

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What is: Focal chronic  peptic-type duodenitis.  H. Pylori negative.

What is: Focal chronic  peptic-type duodenitis.  H. Pylori negative.

Breaking it down...: Focal = a spot, not all over. Chronic = constant, not once-in-a-while. Peptic-type = damaged by exposure to stomach acid. Duodenitis = inflammation/damage of duodenum, the very beginning of the small intestine that actually connects to the end of your stomach. H. Pylori negative = it was not associated with a bacterial infection that is well known to cause ulcers. Hope that is helpful. ...Read more

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Chronic non-helicobactor, nsaid, drinker, h-pylori or bile gastritis for five years. Can foveolar hyperplasia lead to gastric cancer?

Chronic non-helicobactor, nsaid, drinker, h-pylori or bile gastritis for five years. Can foveolar hyperplasia lead to gastric cancer?

Unlikely: Yet chronic gastritis can lead to problems, so it must be treated medically and all irritants like alcohol and nsaids(aspirin and motrin) use minimized or avoided altogether if possible. You should use tylenol (acetaminophen) instead of nsaids. ...Read more

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Could gastritis cause stomach cancer?

Could gastritis cause stomach cancer?

Possibly.: Gastritis is inflammation of the lining of the stomach. Gastritis can be caused by irritation due to excessive alcohol use, chronic vomiting, stress, or the use of certain medications, such as aspirin. Gastritis may also be caused by helicobacter pylori, a bacteria that can live in the stomach. Without treatment, this infection can lead to ulcers and, in some people, stomach cancers. ...Read more

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Does h. Pylori cause stomach cancer?

Does h. Pylori cause stomach cancer?

Yes, it can.: H. Pylori is a type of bacteria that likes to grow on the inside of the stomach. This bacteria causes irritation of the stomach wall lining. The body tries to heal, but a vicious cycle of irritation and healing gets started. Over time, the regenerating stomach lining cells become disorganized in their growth which can (not always) lead to cancer growth. H. Pylori therapy can reduce cancer risk. ...Read more

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Is a pain on the right lower quadrant and back that come and go be linked to Helicobacter P or gastritis?

Is a pain on the right lower quadrant  and back that come and go be linked to Helicobacter P or gastritis?

No: Gastritis usually causes no pain or pain in the upper abdomen. Intermittent right lower quadrant pain is usually caused by an organ in the lower portion of the abdomen, not by gastritis. If the pain continues to be recurrent, I would see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is helicobacter pylori considered a causative agent of gastritis?

Why is helicobacter pylori considered a causative agent of gastritis?

H.pylori: H.Pylori is a known and well established cause of gastritis. In those infected with this organism, the stomach becomes inflamed with resulting gastritis. <a href="http://www.Laendo.Net/english/helicobacter-pylori-hpylori" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www.Laendo.Net/english/helicobacter-pylori-hpylori</a>. ...Read more

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Helicobacter pylori considered a causative agent of gastritis, why is this?

Helicobacter pylori considered a causative agent of gastritis, why is this?

Treat the H.pylori: If Helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with your ulcer, then treatment of it is requisite.Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are a number of antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating the infection. After completion of antibiotics, check stool to document clearance of the bug. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for antral erythematous gastritis (no helicobacter or NSAIDs)?

Gastritis: Antral gastritis can be caused by an autoimmune disorder (ex. Pernicious anemia), buildup of bacteria in the stomach (ex. h.pylori), a viral infection (ex. CMV), injury to the stomach (ex. Bile reflux, NSAIDS, alcohol), Neuroendocrine tumors (ex. gastronomes) or even gastric cancer. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between helicobacter pylori and chronic gastritis?

What is the relationship between helicobacter pylori and chronic gastritis?

May be causative: If Helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with gastritis then treatment is requisite.Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are several antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating H.pylori. After completion of antibiotics, check stool to document clearance. ...Read more

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Antrum biopsy showed mild chronic inactive gastritis with focal intestinal metaplasia with no helicobacter organism. Does that mean cancer?

Antrum biopsy showed mild chronic inactive gastritis with focal intestinal metaplasia with no helicobacter organism. Does that mean cancer?

No: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, the information you provided does not suggest any serious issue and certainly no cancer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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It started with constipation and bloating.Positive helicobacter pylori test. Gastroscopy-gastritis and duodenitis. Could the bacteria be causing it?

It started with constipation and bloating.Positive helicobacter pylori test. Gastroscopy-gastritis and duodenitis. Could the bacteria be causing it?

Yes: Helicobacter pylori infection of the lining of the stomach is a well known cause of gastritis and indigestion. It would not be related to chronic constipation that needs lots of liquids to dink and increased fiber in the diet with fruits, vegetables ; maybe added metamucil. See a doctor to get medications to treat the h. Pylori infection. ...Read more

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Chronic gastritis; chronic duodenitis, hyperemic gastric mucosa; positive helicob. Pylori stool test. Do i need treatment for helicobacter pylori?

Helicobacter pylori: Yes, you definitely need treatment. This organism can promote the development of gastric cancer as well as producing the inflammatory changes in your GI tract that you have noted and which must be producing severe symptoms. ...Read more

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What's the medicine to cure chronic superficial gastritis when giesma stain is negative for helicobactor pylori?

PPI: The proton pump inhibitor (ppi) class of medication can be beneficial in gastritis and decrease the amount of acid produced, allowing your body to start the healing process. You would need to avoid trigger foods/drinks as well. Discuss this with your dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with light gastritis and Helicobater.I've been having some pain in my right side.Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not working.What I can take?Bentyl?

I've been diagnosed with light gastritis and Helicobater.I've been having some pain in my right side.Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not working.What I can take?Bentyl?

Bentyl (dicyclomine): Is an anti-spasmodic particularly effective for LOWER bowel(constipation related to spasm) Your problem is complex!! Are you on antibiotic??? What other GI meds are you taking??? Ask ??again...with more details Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Chronic non-helicobactor, nsaid, drinker, h-pylori or bile gastritis for five years. Can foveolar hyperplasia lead to gastric cancer?

Unlikely: Yet chronic gastritis can lead to problems, so it must be treated medically and all irritants like alcohol and nsaids(aspirin and motrin) use minimized or avoided altogether if possible. You should use tylenol (acetaminophen) instead of nsaids. ...Read more

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How do I stop gastritis pain?

How do I stop gastritis pain?

See details: Identify the cause first. Have a gastroenterologist evaluate the issue. I would urge evaluation rather than trying to self treat with otc meds. ...Read more

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I have gastritis, what can I do?

Gastritis: There are multiple causes of gastritis. H.pylori infection can cause gastritis which is treatable and you need to see a gastroenterologist to perform urease test or biopsy. You may have gastric ulcer or eaten fried food etc. See your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What is chronic inactive gastritis?

Not a valid : Diagnosis. What you stated is not a valid clinical diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can I take for gastritis pain?

What can I take for gastritis pain?

Gastritis : Oral medications such as Tums and mylanta are still the quickest. Pepcid and zantac (ranitidine) can help stop it and keep it away. If you continue to have problems you need to be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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I have gastritis since last 15 days?

Odd: Does it persist throughout the entire day, does it come and go, does it improve or worsen with food are questions your doctors will ask you. Bottom line, it shouldn't persist for that long unless you are having increased acidity secondary to acid indigestion or possibly GERD. To see if acidity is the culprit, try to take an antacid like Zantac (ranitidine) 150mg, if that doesn't help follow up with your Doctor ...Read more

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Why does gastritis cause so much pain?

Inflammation: Make sure of diagnosis, i.e. Not ulcer etc. See md, meds will help. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Gastritis (Definition)

A condition in which the lining of the stomach is ...Read more