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What Causes Gastritis And Esophagitis
What could cause gastritis, duodenitis, & esophagitis? Have had nissen & lap chole for acalculous cholecystitis.
I was told my stomach might be emptying too slowly after having an endoscopy. Can this be caused by my gastritis and esophagitis? Or my anxiety?
8 weeks of Nexium&Protonix40mg for severe esophagitis & eritemous pangastritis. Now erosive antral gastritis, no esophagitis. Causes & treatment?
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 (esomeprazole) in early morn
Consider Nexium (esomeprazole)+Carafate+Pepcid ...Read more
I was diagnosed with gastritis and esophagitis. Can this cause regurgitation of food into my throat? This is my most prominent symptom.
With ehlers danlos hypermobility caused gerd, gastritis, esophagitis does it need to betreated ddifferently. Omeprazole Carafate (sucralfate) not working?
If gastroparesis: High prevalence of GI manifestations including severe chronic constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease, and/or chronic abdominal pain. Gastroparesis, slow gastric emptying, is also seen. If this is present as well as reflux then medication has to be taken to speed up stomach. Gastroparesis is usually diagnosed by nuclear gastric emptying test. ...Read more
I have gastritis and esophagitis for 4yr and I was took omeprazole 20mg so tiil I have syptoms and signs of gastritis and esophagatis so I need ttt?
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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
Depends: Treatment options include reducing stress, a variety of dietary changes, some lifestyle changes, a variety of medications, and even endoscopic or surgical procedures. The right choice for a given individual needs a more complete evaluation of disease severity, organ damage, and an assessment of goals of therapy. Best to start with a primary care provider. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I had a upper egd and I have gastritis and esophagitis, there was 5 biopsys taken. What is the doctor checking for?
Bacteria, cells: Biopsy of duodenal, stomach and/or esophageal tissue is performed to help diagnose various disease processes. Celiac disease, gastritis types and esophagitis can be confirmed with biopsy. H. Pylori bacteria can be seen as well, a cause of ulcer disease. Cancerous and pre-cancerous tissue is also best evaluated with biopsy for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
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 have esophagitis, gastritis, and esophageal spasm. I am taking Nexium (esomeprazole) 40mg 2x per day, symptoms of spasm had decreased, and now they're back, help?
See your GI Doc: You should see your gastro doctor for help with the spasms. Many causes of spasms that need to be evaluated. ...Read more
I had firs exam reflux esophagitis, second now erythematous gastritis but why I never have heartburn till now?
Esophagitis: It is not uncommon. Some of the symptoms like coughing when lying down, recurrent nasal congestion, chest/arm discomfort or sinusitis/ AM frontal headache are not as obvious. Ask if they checked for h pylori and start treatment, avoid caffeine, alcohol smoking fatty foods, spicy foods, and start an H2 blocker or PPI per your doctor. F/u w/doc ...Read more
Went to the hospital and I had a scope done and found out I have esophagitis and gastritis and an inflamed stomach what can be done about this?
I was recently diagnosed with severe gastritis and esophagitis two weeks ago. I began taking 60 mg of dexilant in the morning and using carafate to coat. My question is the dexilant is not working as well as I thought it would and am having horrible?
If: If the medications that have been prescribed for you are only partially effective, the problem should be reported to the prescribing physician. You may need a dosage adjustment, a change in medication, further studies, and/or referral to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
My endoscopy report says small hiatus hernia and distal esophagitis (grade c) with gastritis H-pylori +ve.?
Change habits: These can often all be cleared up with natural dietary means, botanicals for H. Pylori and elimination diet and healing nutrients for esophageal problem. You may contact me at www. Drkusher. Com. ...Read more
Endoscopy done today. Findings were...LA Grade B reflux esophagitis (biopsied)...Gastritis (biopsied) and normal examined duodenum. Meaning? TY
Inflammation of the esophagus can be a precursor for cancer. Inflammation of the esophagus and stomach can mimic or hide cancer. It was smart to get endoscopy. Your doctor did a good job biopsying the worrisome areas. If the biopsies come back benign, then you will be treated and observed. Well done.
Your working diagnosis is inflammation which is treated with medicines. ...Read more
Can upper endoscopy aggravate heartburn? Got scoped 5 days ago (no sedation, mild gastritis and esophagitis, one biopsy).Having severe heartburn now.
Left supraclavicular node palpable mobile and not very hard pea sz. Egd showed gastritis and esophagitis. Could this be why I can feel the lymph node?
Is Hital Hernia Curable How Long I have to take medicines for it. I also have GERD with Esophagitis Grade A & Antral Gastritis. IS everything Curable.
Some curable: Others manageable, if you follow your doctors advice, most of sliding hernias will not have symptoms, should be left alone with out surgery, only para esophageal type where only stomach herniates through require urgent repair as it may strangulate stomach, Most of time GERD s may not have hiatus hernia at all. ...Read more
Ogd rprt: esophagitis grade 3 and gastritis. Dr. kept saying ulcer during scope (was not sedated) and afterwards told me and husband same. Is ulcer and gastritis the same? Or does biopsy show diff?
No: They are not the same, but sometimes have similar symptoms and treatment. Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining, while an ulcer is a hole in the lining of the stomach. It may be they were looking for an ulcer or thought they saw one, but biopsy showed the inflammation did not extend thru the lining, so this would be gastritis. Avoid ibuprofen, alcohol. Meds like omeprazole will help ...Read more
Gerd, gastritis, esophagitis for 8 months+. Omeprazole 20mg 2x a day and sucraflate 4x a day not helping. No hpylori. Suffering daily. Please help.
Complex answer: It sounds like you have a good start in treating your symptoms. I assume an endoscopy was done. Especially if there is a family history of heart disease at younger age, this should be considered. Also you should look at your gall baldder and liver function as well. I would not advise more medication, rather more investigation at this time. Avoid all alcohol, Ibuprofen like meds/aspirin if able. ...Read more
Can't feel hunger, growl nothing from stomach, noappetite feelings. Diag gastritis&esophagitis&hpylori eradicate year ago. Took probiotic recently no pain?
No: It is not dangerous now, but is left untreated could become dangerous. Follow up on recommendations from your gastroenterologist. You'll be ok. Hope this helps! ...Read more