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Gnawing upper&nausea abd pain x6 months. EGD =mild patchy gastric erythema. Otherwise normal. Waiting biopsy. I have lupus. Not on NSAIDs. Possible causes?

Gnawing upper&nausea abd pain x6 months. EGD =mild patchy gastric erythema. Otherwise normal. Waiting biopsy. I have lupus. Not on NSAIDs. Possible causes?

WaitForBiopsyReport: Pain in upper abdomen associated with nausea can be drom Chronic Gastritis, Peptic Ulcer Disease as well from gall bladder conditions. The endoscopy showed mild patchy gastric erythema which suggest gastritis. You have to wait for biopsy and H PYLORI test report. Treatment if h pylori negative will consist of acid suppression. Follow up with your GI Doctor ...Read more

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What is mild erythema and congestion in the cecum?

What is mild erythema and congestion in the cecum?

Description: It is a descriptive term from the guy who did your colonoscopy. It suggests that perhaps there could be inflammation but is a very non specific description. Wait for the pathology to come back though, because sometimes the path is underwhelming. ...Read more

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I have long segment of Barrett oesophagus. Also two areas of mild antral erythema. How bad is this?

I have long segment of Barrett oesophagus. Also two areas of mild antral erythema. How bad is this?

Depends: If the acid reflux is treated, the lesion may heal and esophagus may return to its normal structure. ...Read more

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My skin has peeled after a scald burn but now I've a mild erythema. Is it normal! What can I use to reduce this erythema!

My skin has peeled after a scald burn but now I've a mild erythema. Is it normal! What can I use to reduce this erythema!

Try application of: Aloe vera directly from the plant. Most lotions containing it - have too low a %. ...Read more

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What is loacalized mild inflammation with edema, erythema, and friability of the gastric atrum? Is this relatively curable?

What is loacalized mild inflammation with edema, erythema, and friability of the gastric atrum? Is this relatively curable?

Antral edema: This medical terminology to say the there is redness with some swelling and friable tissue in your stomach. This can be caused by gastritis because of multiple reasons. It depends what your symptoms are and why the endoscopy was done. If the cause is treated the condition will resolve. Discuss it with your GP. ...Read more

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My endoscopy results reveals lower third has mild esophagitis with LAX LES and Diffuse erythema in body and antrum. What does that mean?

My endoscopy results reveals lower third has mild esophagitis with LAX LES and Diffuse erythema in body and antrum. What does that mean?

The Word On GERD: It means you're all inflamed down there and some of it is leaking back up and affecting your esophagus. It also hopefully means other tests are pending (blood and stool tests for any stomach infection, blood test for anemia, etc) and information regarding what to do about your problem ("Gastroesophageal Disease, " or GERD). Until then, diet modifcation and use of antacids is inorder and, not lying flat ...Read more

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What does mild erythema of the gastir mucosa in the antrum and body of stomach mean in an egd?

What does mild erythema of the gastir mucosa in the antrum and body of stomach mean in an egd?

Likely normal: Most patients will have some mild erythema in the stomach outlet. Redness of the mucosa represents gastritis, or inflammation of the lining of the stomach that can be reactive to smoke, alcohol, or medications and food. See your doctor for followup and discussion. ...Read more

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My mother was diagnosed after a colonscopy with mild erythema in sigmoid colon. Infective colitis. What does this mean.?

My mother was diagnosed after a colonscopy with mild erythema in sigmoid colon. Infective colitis. What does this mean.?

Infection: It means the person doing the procedure felt she had an infection that made the lining of her colon red and inflamed. Hopefully, the infection is gone as well as the symptoms and your mom is on the road to healing. Best of health to both of you ...Read more

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I am an 18 year old female and today I had a endoscopy, they seen a 1 cm hiatus hernia and mild inflammation characterized by congestion (edema) and erythema found in the cardia, in the gastric fundus, etc. Is that bad? Will I need surgery?

I am an 18 year old female and today I had a endoscopy, they seen a 1 cm hiatus hernia and mild inflammation characterized by congestion (edema) and erythema found in the cardia, in the gastric fundus, etc. Is that bad? Will I need surgery?

This is telling you: -is that U need 2 B treated, not necessarily surgery. Many medications R around 2 handle this. The meds will do well 4 the stomach issues, but it you have persistent trouble with the reflux &all conservative treatment does not relieve Ur symptoms, surgery could B in Ur future ...Read more

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Why does erythema multiforma take so long to go away?

Why does erythema multiforma take so long to go away?

Underlying problem: Erythema multiforme is often caused by an underlying problem, such as a smoldering infection or a chronic inflammatory condition. Until that is found and treated, the em will persist. Your doctor can help you find the underlying cause, if there is one. ...Read more

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What could erythema be during a colonoscopy?

What could erythema be during a colonoscopy?

Colon erythyema: Colon "erythema" just means the colonic lining looked redder-colored than was expected. This can be due to infection, inflammation, ischemia, but it can also be due to mechanical abrasion from the colonoscope, the chemical used to prep your colon, or even staining from having eaten red-colored foods before your test. Your doctor may have taken a biopsy to elucidate cause--give him a call please. ...Read more

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Erythema multiforme. What is that?

Erythema multiforme. What is that?

A rash.: Erythema multiforme is a rash that is the final common pathway of many different conditions - often allergic type reactions to virus or medication. Treatment varies depending on what is causing the rash. This rash is often confused with urticaria which has similar causes. ...Read more

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What is erythema in the gastroesophageal junction?

What is erythema in the gastroesophageal junction?

Inflammed esophagus: Erythema means "redness." the gastroesophageal junction is the connection between esophagus and stomach. This area becomes red and irritated most typically in response to gerd (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Other things too can cause erythema, so ask your GI specialist who performed the endoscopy what his differential diagnosis includes as to what caused your "erythema.". ...Read more

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Are there official recommendations for treating erythema multiforme?

Are there official recommendations for treating erythema multiforme?

Evaluate cause: Ruling out possible immunologic causes, including autoimmune, infection, or allergic reactions is first step, before initiating therapy such as prednisone. ...Read more

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What are the tests for erythema toxicum?

What are the tests for erythema toxicum?

None I'm aware of: Erythema toxicum is a transient condition affecting 1/3 to 1/2 of newborns & is relatively easy to diagnose on exam. I don't need a confirmatory test. Microscopic exam of some of the tiny blisters will yield eosinophils, a white cell associated with allergy. It's a cute test but I haven't done one since medical school. ...Read more

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My son has erythema toxicum. Should I be concerned?

My son has erythema toxicum. Should I be concerned?

Erythema Toxicum: There are several rashes that are common in the newborn period, this is one of them. It looks bad because it is a red splotch with a little white pustule in the middle but it does not cause him any itching or discomfort. It will disappear on its own in about a week. ...Read more

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I've heard different things. What exactly is erythema toxicum?

I've heard different things. What exactly is erythema toxicum?

Transient rash: Erythema toxicum is a very common rash affecting newborn babies, typically shows up on second day of life and stays 2-3 days. Cause is still elusive and no treatment is necessary. The original meaning of erythema in greek was "bug bite.". ...Read more

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Erythema dyschromicum perstans, what is this?

Ashy Dermatosis: Erythema dyschromicum perstans (ashy dermatosis) It is a benign skin condition which causes grey patches on the face, neck & trunk. ...Read more

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What could erythema be when found during a colonoscopy?

What could erythema be when found during a colonoscopy?

Nonspecific: Erythema is very nonspecific. If there is erythema in isolation, it may not mean anything. But erythema along with ulcer, or friability (fragile tissue), or other findings can be associated with colitis. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have an erythema in the Antrum mean?

What does it mean to have an erythema in the Antrum mean?

Erythema = redness: A red-appearing antrum (last part of the stomach) suggests inflammation of some cause. If symptomatic, treatment is available. ...Read more

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What is the result of mantoux test if it shows induration : 18mm and erythema : present?

Positive: If you do not have active symptoms of tuberculosis and have not received bcg in the past year, then it is likely you have inactive tuberculosis. This means that you have living mycobacterium tuberculosis in your body, contained within a granuloma and potentially could reactivate at some later time. Depending on your age and health you may want to take inh. See a doctor. ...Read more

Red Skin (Definition)

= erythema of the outermost layer of ...Read more