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Moderate Antral Gastritis
Gastric biopsy result: antral mucosa revealing mild to moderate chronic inflamation with associated extensive intestinal metaplesia. What that mean?
Precancer: The antrum is that portion of the lower stomach above the pylorus. Having chronic inflammation with extensive intestinal metaplasia is the precursor for developing gastric cancer. Left alone one would find an eventual gastric ulcer and invasive cancer. Partial gastrectomy would probably be indicated at this time. Read more
What does moderate gastritis with heme the gastric body, antral, and prepyloric region mean? Will the multiple biopsies look for more then h pylori?
Gastritis: Those findings indicate a marked and extensive inflammation of the lining of the stomach with bleeding (hemorrhagic gastritis). Biopsies were taken to look for the specific type of pathology. The gastroenterologist will prescribe appropriate medications and give you dietary instructions including abstinence from alcohol and caffeine. Avoid nicotine, if h. Pylori is found, antibiotics will be neede Read more
63 year-old woman still has continuous mild stomach pain affecting her daily life, despite 3 yrs of medical treatment for gastritis found after.....?
Interesting: From your treatment so far it looks like that you have had a good workup. Two things may have been overlooked like your diet, your emotional situation. Your obesity might indicate irritating and poor choice of foods. Snoring might indicate restless sleep that may indicate an ear, nose & throat problem or a psychiatric problem. Please consult with your family physician. & see him/her for a referral to a psychologist. Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Autoimmune disorder: Antral gastritis is an autoimmune disorder that affects the digestive system. Symptoms include nausea/gas or indigestion. It is more common in older adults, but anyone may be diagnosed with the condition. It is generally caused by a buildup of bacteria in the stomach, viral infection, an injury to the stomach, extreme stress. Treatment depends on the cause Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More than 50% of the world's population harbor h. Pylori in their upper gastrointestinal tract. Infection is more prevalent in developing countries, and incidence is decreasing in western countries.
However, over 80 percent of individuals infected with the bacterium are asymptomatic. Read more
Yes.: "Antral" is referring to the specific part of the stomach. "Gastritis" means inflammation of the stomach. So you just have an irritated and inflamed stomach lining. It is completely curable, but can come back. First you have to identify the cause so you can prevent future occurrences. Gastritis can be caused by a bacteria called H pylori, or medications like aspirin or ibuprofen, or stress. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treatable: The nodules are often due to helicobacter causing lymphoid tissue to grow in the antrum. There are a variety of possible causes & your gastroenterologist knows what to do for each. Nowadays this kind of gastritis is quite manageable; comply with your treatment advice and things will probably be much better for you. Read more
I got an endoscopy 3 days before and results antral gastritis and duodenities. When will this be completely cured?
Gastritis: Gastritis and duodenitis are both excess acid changes. Aspirin and NASIDS can also do this. With acid blockers, like omeprazole or pantoprazole, healing is seen in 2 to 8 weeks. For sure 8 weeks, unless acid production is not blocked effectively. Do not smoke. Avoid alcohol. Avoid spicy foods. Minimize caffeine. Twice a day acid blocker is better than once a day til healed. Then once a day Read more
Can antral gastritis cause chest heaviness and pain? I mostly feel it in the center of my chest. How long until meds recovery? 1 week or more?
I am taking Rabeprazole 20 mg twice for antral gastritis but still have acidity. Can I take the med thrice and reduce when my condition gets better.?
No: More is not better. You should always take your medications as prescribed. To avoid accidental overdose do not increase your dose without talking to your doctor first. If you are having a lot of breakthrough symptoms you should follow up with your doctor or see GI to discuss alternative treatment or further work up. Read more
Antral gastritis is caused by few major causes:
1- helicobacter pylori which is a kind of infection treated by antibiotics.
2- heavy alcohol drinking, treated by abstinence.
3- anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin.
4- stress induced in very sick patient in hospitalized, especially ICU patients.
5- zollinger alisson which is due to a tumor in pancreas.
6- other very rare causes. Then which one? Read more
Treatment for cause: The optimal treatment for you depends on the cause of the antral gastritis in the first place. There is technically no official cure for this condition, but there are a number of things that can be done, mainly dietary, to control your symptoms. Between proper diet and certain medications, you can have the condition well controlled. You will need to cut back on your alcohol intake. Talk to a GI doc Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Diet and Medication: The typical treatment is a Reflux diet, which consists of low acid foods, avoiding all citrus, caffeinated foods, fried foods, carbonated drinks, etc. Also eating smaller meals with increased frequency. I also typically recommend medication for 3-4 months, which would be a Proton Pump Inhibitor (ie- Nexium, (esomeprazole) Prevacid, Protonix) Read more
1. Nodual Antral Gastritis 2. Grade B Esophagitis 3. Nodules in Valleculae what does this mean? Help help
Not here: These are out of context and it is impossible to answer your question in any valid manner. We don't have the rest of the results, nor your history, nor your physical situation and symptoms. These questions must be asked of the physician actually caring for you. Read more
Suffer from erosive antral gastritis lexione what medications should use and what foods should I eat is using spo pantaprazol but I see great improvem?
Complicated question: The specifics of how to manage gastritis on medications needs a detailed review of your case. Key thing is to avoid factors that additionally irritate your stomach, especially alcohol and non steroidal pain medicines, such as Ibuprofen and naproxen. Talk to your doctor! Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer