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2 months ago i had an endoscopy and stomach polyp biopsy. I never had reflux symptoms before procedure and now is very bad. Is this is common?
Depends: Depends on size. Small ones can regress. ...Read more
Polyp: May be small. Hard to judge otherwise. ...Read more
Antral erosion with (mild) congestive gastropathy with gastric polyp with erosive duodinitis (polypectomy done) explanation, advice and diet please.
I had a colonoscopy and egd done 4 days ago, is it normal to still feel bloated abd nausea? They removed a gastric polyp
Yes: While performing the endoscopic exam AIR is introduced to dilate and then properly observe the lining of your upper gastrointestinal tract! It takes a while for this gas to pass! 4 days is absolutely normal..a week maximal after that consult with the endoscopist! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Recently diagnosed with gastritis and gastric polyp via endoscopy. I've started developing a sharp pain 2 in left of my belly button. What is it?
Yes, one type is.: Fundic gland polyps associated with use of proton pump inhibitors such as Prilosec have very low risk of malignancy. If they are associated with a familial syndrome (like fap), they may be malignant. If multiple polyps are found during endoscopy, recommendations are to biopsy some of the polyps and remove polyps larger than 1 cm. Recommendations for surveillance are based on the type of polyp, . ...Read more
What is the treatment for colon and stomach polyps? I have a few bening in the stomach and 2 benign removed from colon.
Endoscopic removal: Surveillance of polyps by endoscope and removal , some times may need respective surgery , more than that , need more info , have to know the type of polyps, if you have any other members of your family have them, have any pigmentation on lips etc. ...Read more
Unexplained mild anemia with hgb ranging from 12.5 to 13.6., benign polyps removed, benign stomach polyps + mild weakness. What would be the cause?
Find cause: Don't accept "unexplained" as the cause of an anemia, even a mild one. Either you're iron deficient (from diet, monthly or other loss, or bleeding from polyps), or you have thalassemia minor, or you have some other cause that you deserve to have found. We can't do that for you, and if your personal physician is hasn't (these can be hard workups), get with a hematologist. ...Read more
Gastro doc wants me to considerweight loss surgery. I'm 280, little reflux, many benign stomach polyps. I'm scared. Any advice? Rather loss naturally
Natural loss is best: Weight reduction surgery is a choice of last resort. if you can do it with your own efforts, that is the best way to control weight. Yet it is difficult and requires determination and firm, discipline in controlling your food eating habits. In other words it is a disease of the behavior.....so you have to change your behavior in terms of eating less and moving /exercise more and stick to it daily. ...Read more