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Mucosa (Definition)

Mucosa is the moist tissue that lines parts of the inside of your body, including your nose, mouth, lungs, and the ...Read more


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Grade2 esophagitis and mucosa inflamed distally?

Grade2 esophagitis and mucosa inflamed distally?

Esophagitis: Esophagitis is unusual in a person in their 30s, but can happen. Omeprazole definitely indicated, at least for 8 weeks, probably longer. Important also is how and what you eat. Smaller meals, chew thoroughly, minimal spice, no alcohol, don't overeat. Eat slowly. Don't eat for 1 hour before bed time. For 2 weeks you might benefit from twice a day omeprazole -- ask doc. Mylanta every 2 hrs ...Read more

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I did endoscopy ,it shows grade 2 esophagitis,and mucosa inflamed distally.i taking omeprazole ,then next when I take endoscopy again, ?

I did endoscopy ,it shows grade 2 esophagitis,and mucosa inflamed distally.i taking omeprazole ,then next when I take endoscopy again,
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See a GI doc : This is a very specific question, and if you were prescribed Omeprazole for the esophagitis, the prescribing physician should have told you when to retest. In general, it takes several weeks of good anti-acid medication therapy to heal the inflammation, but ask your GI doctor for a more accurate response. I would wait at least 2-3 months ...Read more

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Biopsies not back, but does erythematous, inflamed and ulceratived mucosa (also about oral mucosa listed) mean ulcerative colitis for certain?

Biopsies not back, but does erythematous, inflamed and ulceratived mucosa (also about oral mucosa listed) mean ulcerative colitis for certain?

Inflammed mucosa: Deborah841 ~ no, you cannot make any definitive statement till you have the whole pathology report and know which specific organ it refers to.However, if that was an intestinal biopsy, it would be suggestive. But do not rely on that. Get the whole report thanks ...Read more

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Vomiting found Hpylori infected endoscopy shows mild chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate superficial fragments of duodenal mucosa showing lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate in lamina propia. no malignancy.

Vomiting found Hpylori infected endoscopy shows mild chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate superficial fragments of duodenal mucosa showing lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate in lamina propia. no malignancy.

Can develop Ca: The presence of h pylori with inflammation is a precursor of the potential to develop a somach malignancy or duodenal lymphoma. The bug has a toxin that causes ulceration at specific sites in the stomach. When ulcer is healing it is not with normal cells surrounding the ulcer but from influx of marrow stem cells. The h pylori toxin then attacks the stem cells to transform them to Ca. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: mucosa?

What is the definition or description of: mucosa?

Lining: Mucosa is the moist tissue that lines parts of the inside of your body, including your nose, mouth, lungs, and the urinary and digestive tracts. ...Read more

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How does a normal mucosa look?

Normal mucosa.: Here are some examples: http://www.Laendo.Net/table/endoscopic-images/normal/.

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What is Oedematous Mucosa and how can be cured?

??: Oedematous Mucosa is generally associated with a sinus infection. The infection can be viral or bacterial. Majority start out viral, and are treated with increased fluids, decongestants which shrink the nasal mucosal oedema and help open the natural ostia of the sinuses and allow re-aeration and muco-ciliary drainage. irrigation of the nose with normal saline nasal spray is helpful also. ...Read more