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What Are The Best Treatments For Long Term Inflammation Caused By Gastritis
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
I have chronic gastritis with mild atrophy(no h. pylori). So what would be the best treatment for this?
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, prevacid, prilosec) used for gastritis, ulcers amongst other GI problems. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with gastritis but negative to h. Pylori through biopsy. Can yeast infection be the underlying cause of my stomach inflammation?
Can Gastritis cause lower stomach pain when you eat a meal?
I have no ulcers, just inflammation and bleeding. Colonoscopy was good polyps removed
I suffer chronic gastritis and no cause has been found and all treatments failed but now I have internal bleeding, why..will it ever get better ?
Needs more workup`: The bleeding is likely coming from the raw inflamed surface of the stomach lining which is "oozing" blood. Not sure how much workup, but wonder if this could be due to H. pylori and/or a "hypersecretory" (acid) condition (e.g., gastrinoma), which keeps your stomach lining chronically irritated. See a GI doc if you have not already, there is surely a way to manage this better. ...Read more
Caffeine and gastrit: Most likely - go back on the medications you were prescribed because one month is too short of a period for healing to be complete! ...Read more
8 weeks of Nexium&Protonix40mg for severe esophagitis & eritemous pangastritis.Now erosive antral gastritis, no esophagitis. Causes & treatment?
Possible Causes: Sounds like you have had a series of endoscopic studies and likely biopsy studies to rule out infection with H. Pylori, Barrett Disease, and Eosinophilic Gastritis. Consider serum Gastrin level, parietal cell antibodies and B12 level. No antiarthritic meds incl. aspirin. No Tums because of acid rebound(looks likes acid is being suppressed) Take Nexium in early morn Consider Nexium+Carafate+Pepcid ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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