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Esophagitis grade 2 with epigatritis, I take rabeprazole 20 mg, levosulpride 75 mg, how long I take, is it curable, In endoscopy show inflamed mucosa.
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
I did endoscopy, it shows grade 2 esophagitis, and mucosa inflamed distally. I taking omeprazole, then next when I take endoscopy again, ?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Nodular mucosa: Generally speaking, mucosa, or the lining of the GI tract is relatively smooth appearing, with the exception of the small intestine, which appears like numerous fingers projecting from the mucosa. Nodular mucosa is a lumpy-bumpy appearance that can be benign. Generally it would be biopsied to assist in the diagnosis. ...Read more
Inflammation: Mucous membranes cover most of the internal organs and spaces of the body. If the mucosa is is erythmatous, it means it is red and this usually means inflammed or irritated. This can be due to infections, trauma, auto-immune disorders and toxic agents that come into contact. In your case, it would depend on where, why and when. Discuss with your doctor if needed. ...Read more
Endoscopy?: Did you have an endoscopy? mucosa is the name for the first layer of hollow organs like the nostrils, the airways, the guts, that come into contact with the outside world, so named because they secret mucus. So normal mucosa means that layer is normal. Polyp is the name we give to any extra tissue hanging from mucosa. Polyps can be either harmless or harmful. Usually a biopsy can tell difference. ...Read more
??: 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
↓ed normal villi: The multiple small projections of cells, call villi, which greatly increase surface area for interaction with food are decreased, thus resulting in a flattened appearance. This is somewhat typical of celiac sprue but there are many possibilities. ...Read more
Colon target lesions: Sorry for confusion, but gastroenterologists commonly use the term "aphthous ulcers" to describe small ulcerations in the colon & small intestine. When terminology is applied precisely, the ulcers are associated with inflammatory bowel disease. Descriptively, but less precise, ulcers of similar appearance are seen in the lower GI tract with use of aspirin, with lymphoid hyperplasia, herpes, others. ...Read more
WaitForTheWhitesOf..: If bilateral it usually means something irritative, like the teeth scraping the sides of the mouth, but not always. In general, persistent white patches in the mouth may mean trouble, especially in smokers or ex-smokers and drinkers, especially if just on one side. But take no chances and see an ENT doctor or oral surgeon for a take-look. Chances are it's nothing but there's a small chance it is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Target lesions?: I am assuming that you are referring to a pale central area surrounded by a red ring. This is generally bowel prep artifact, however if there was any concern on the physician's part, a biopsy would have been taken. ...Read more
What cause the mucosa of the distal end to be markedly hyperaemic with multiple superficial erosions?
Clarification: The distal end of what organ are you talking about. Clarification needed. ...Read more
What does the statement "a diffuse are of mucosa in the terminal ileum was nodular" mean. I don't understand the medical language?
Ask GI doc who ordrd: This question's best answered by the GI doctor who performed the procedure & submitted the report. The GI doctor should explain its significance (i.e., if it correlates with your symptoms or not). "Diffuse" = widespread. "Terminal ileum" = region of small intestine near appendix / large intestine. "Nodular" means forming a mass or round spherical shape (nodule). TTYD. Good luck & thanks for asking ...Read more