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Yesterday i swallowed chicken with little bone. Now i couldn't feel any symptom such as pain. Is there any specific symptom could i feel if got stucked in esophagus. I havea gastritis. Differnt sympto?

Yesterday i swallowed chicken with little bone. Now i couldn't feel any symptom such as pain. Is there any specific symptom could i feel if got stucked in esophagus. I havea gastritis. Differnt sympto?

You would know it's stuck in your throat: If it was stuck in your throat, you would have pain in your throat, and it would feel like something's not going down completely. So that's good. The gastritis may or may not be related to that. Chances are higher if the bone was small enough, and it's in your food, and passes out of your body as stool, you should have no problem. If the gastritis continues however, you need to contact your pcp, and have this examined further. ...Read more

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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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During a gastritis inflammation while in a lot of pain what can a person eat during that time?

Mild foods: Avoid fried, fatty, spicy foods, alcohol, smoking, caffeine, citrus fruits and juices including tomatoes or tomato based foods... Don't eat late dinners or heavy meals. Rest of whatever is left should be fine :-)) ...Read more

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The result of my f-calprotectin test is high-0.89(ref. 0-0.49mg/kg). What can it be? Can gastritis cause it? Or can this inflammation cause gastritis?

The result of my f-calprotectin test is high-0.89(ref. 0-0.49mg/kg). What can it be? Can gastritis cause it? Or can this inflammation cause gastritis?

false positive test.: Fecal calprotectin is a calcium-binding protein present in your white blood cells specifically in neutrophil.Elevated calprotectin identifies children most likely to have 'inflammatory bowel disease'. This test can be falsely positive in intestinal infections or with the use of nsaids( motrin), protone pump inhibitors( nexium, (esomeprazole) prevacid, prilosec) used for gastritis, ulcers amongst other GI problems. ...Read more

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What is the difference btween stomach inflammation,gastritis,and ulcer? Which is common n not worrisome?

What is the difference btween stomach inflammation,gastritis,and ulcer? Which is common n not worrisome?

Clarification: The suffix '-itis' implies inflammation so stomach inflammation and gastritis are the same thing. Gastritis is fairly common but usually transient and although uncomfortable, usually not dangerous. Prolonged gastritis and ulcerations (erosions in the stomach lining) are concerning health issues often caused by infection with H. pylori, medications, illness or excessive alcohol use. ...Read more

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How common is gastritis or stomach inflammation in young patients (early 20's)?

How common is gastritis or stomach inflammation in young patients (early 20's)?

Not uncommon: Certain things might make gastritis more common in a 20 year old, including alcohol use / abuse and use or over use of anti-inflammatory drugs (ibuprofen, naproxyn, etc...) some times an infection is to blame. Other times genetics play a role. A doctor can help identify why gastritis is there and begin to treat it. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have gastritis and low white blood count? I've always thought inflammation in the body means higher white cells counts...

Is it possible to have gastritis and low white blood count? I've always thought inflammation in the body means higher white cells counts...

Really not related: The two things may not be related. Also, the body reacts differently whether we have a viral illness (can have low white count) vs. A bacterial one (can have a higher count). Some inflammation in the body may not do anything to your white count. Please see your doctor if you are having any symptoms or worries. ...Read more

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Is gastritis considered chronic inflammation? Should i take nsaid to get rid of it? I don't like meds... I've had gastritis it seems forever.

Is gastritis considered chronic inflammation? Should i take nsaid to get rid of it? I don't like meds... I've had gastritis it seems forever.

OMG, NO!: There are many causes of acid and gastric problems including: food, obesity, pregnancy, smoking, nsaids, alcohol, stress, and a possible bacterial infection. If any of these is the cause to your problem, then you could lose weight, quit smoking, avoid high doses of nsaids, exercise, or receive treatment for a h. Pylori infection. But most importantly see a physician for the most optimal treatment. ...Read more

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I am 24 i was diagnosed with gastritis and esophagitis but they were of reasons out side of my stomach what gives your stomach inflammation outside it?

I am 24 i was diagnosed with gastritis and esophagitis but they were of reasons out side of my stomach what gives your stomach inflammation outside it?

Hollw sacs: Both the esophagus and stomach are hollow and the stomach secrete acid, Inflammation of the liver or pancrease (pancrelipase) can affect the stomach. Make sure to get an abdominal ultrasound to rulke out liver, gallbladder and pancreatic illness. ...Read more

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What is mild inactive chronic gastritis? (marked antral inflammation) (-ve h pylori result)

Non-specific: It might be due to several condition. It is a sign of chronic inflammation which might happen in people who are heavy drinker, or using pain medications such as ibuprofen, Aspirin and etc. Talk to your pcp. ...Read more

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Gastritis (Definition)

The term gastritis is used to denote inflammation associated with mucosal injury in the stomach. Gastritis is commonly a result of infectious or autoimmune diseases, although it can also result from drugs, extreme stress ...Read more