Doctor insights on:
What Is Edematous Mucosa Of The Stomach
Diffuse mildly erythematous mucosa without bleeding found in stomach during endoscopy - what does this mean?
Gastritis: This finding May be seen in mild inflammation of the stomach lining (gastritis) and is usually treated with a bland diet, avoidance of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine, as well as medication like prilosec or nexium (esomeprazole) for several weeks. Also irritants like aspirin and NSAIDS like ibuprofen or Aleve are avoided. Your gastroenterologist is best qualified to answer your question and advise you, however. ...Read more
What does granular and decreased vascular pattern mucosa in the stomach mean; I had a endoscopy yesturday and it said this then biopsies?
Often normal: Usually a variant of normal and biopsies should confirm that. ...Read more
Upper EGD came back "normal studay" but below said stomach had chronic inflammation and duedenum had squamous mucosa but no abnormailty. What does mean?
Irritation...: It means you have had some inflammation which is usually caused by excessive acid production. It seems they didn't find any evidence of malignancy (cancer) or ulcers but you have been suffering of ongoing irritation which in the future could lead to other more problematic symptoms. Make sure you stay away from fatty foods, spicy foods, too much sauce, caffeine which can worsen the irritation. ...Read more
I got a egd today and waiting on the biopsy results. What does congestion in the stomach body and antrum compatible with gastritis? & normal mucosa?
Patchy inflammation: Congestion is synonymous with hyperemia, which literally means redness. Based on the your description of the endoscopic appearance of your stomach lining it sounds like you have a patchy mild inflammation there. Biopsies will tell more, and may help point to cause of said inflammation (e.g. H.Pylori, nsaid, etc.). ...Read more
Daughter had egd with abnormal mucosa and nodules in stomach. What is the possible diagnosis? Also how common is stomach cancer in children?
I have erythema in lower 3rd of esophagus, z-line 40cm from incisors, large food amount (Residue)in stomach, Erythematous mucosa in the antrum biopsied?
Endoscopy report: Erythema is of little significance without a biopsy of the area to correlate, large food residue could mean you have gastroparesis, or slow stomach emptying that might benefit from medication (or small frequent meals), and I'm glad that the antrum was biopsied. That's a place where you are likely to find H pylori if they are present. ...Read more
What can I do to get rid of edematous mucosa in the rectum? I eat a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables daily and exercise regularly.
Probably surgery: If you are seeing "edematous mucosa" then it is falling out and will need to be removed or sutured back in place. "mucosa" describes the lining of the rectum that should be well up inside the anus and not visible to you. If it is being seen with an anoscope it still suggests some type of injury, probably from prolapsing (falling down) into the sphincters. Hemorrhoid banding might work. ...Read more
Lst 1 year, several times had pain like apendix, admitted to ER. From colonoscopy "caecum edematous mucosa was noted around apendix", waiting for biopsy?
Nodular mucosa: Generally speaking, mucosa, or the lining of the GI tract is relatively smooth appearing, with the exception of the small intestine, which appears like numerous fingers projecting from the mucosa. Nodular mucosa is a lumpy-bumpy appearance that can be benign. Generally it would be biopsied to assist in the diagnosis. ...Read more
Inflammation: Mucous membranes cover most of the internal organs and spaces of the body. If the mucosa is is erythmatous, it means it is red and this usually means inflammed or irritated. This can be due to infections, trauma, auto-immune disorders and toxic agents that come into contact. In your case, it would depend on where, why and when. Discuss with your doctor if needed. ...Read more
Endoscopy?: Did you have an endoscopy? mucosa is the name for the first layer of hollow organs like the nostrils, the airways, the guts, that come into contact with the outside world, so named because they secret mucus. So normal mucosa means that layer is normal. Polyp is the name we give to any extra tissue hanging from mucosa. Polyps can be either harmless or harmful. Usually a biopsy can tell difference. ...Read more
??: Oedematous Mucosa is generally associated with a sinus infection. The infection can be viral or bacterial. Majority start out viral, and are treated with increased fluids, decongestants which shrink the nasal mucosal oedema and help open the natural ostia of the sinuses and allow re-aeration and muco-ciliary drainage. irrigation of the nose with normal saline nasal spray is helpful also. ...Read more
↓ed normal villi: The multiple small projections of cells, call villi, which greatly increase surface area for interaction with food are decreased, thus resulting in a flattened appearance. This is somewhat typical of celiac sprue but there are many possibilities. ...Read more
Here is the link to parakeratosis.
It is a condition in which there is an increased cell division of the esophageal cells and is usually considered to be a benign condition.
<a href="http://www. Laendo. Net/esophagus/parakeratosis" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www. Laendo. Net/esophagus/parakeratosis</a>. ...Read more
Infection: It is an infection of the lining of your cheek. Have your dentist take a look to try to determine the cause and the proper course of treatment. ...Read more
Gastritis: Mild gastritis-erythema means mild redness of the mucosa. ...Read more
Localized nodularity of the mucosa noted on duodenal bulb. Cold forceps biopsies were performed. What does this mean?
Duodenal nodularity: Mdt045H929 ~ this just7 means that the gastroentologist saw some tissue that looked a tad abnormal and did a biopsy which is standard of practice to do. He will report on the pathology but duodenal cancer is extremely extremely rare. This is due to hyperacidity. Don't worry! Thanks ...Read more
Ph of vaginal mucosa during ovulation, if it is neutral or alkaline. What are its effect on vaginal flora. Please answer?
Acid: Vaginal secretions are slightly acidic in all phases of the cycle. ...Read more
La grade B reflux esophagitis and erythematous mucosa in the atrum is what I have. I just SIMPLE WANT TO KNOW WHAT CAUSES IT?
Reflux esophagitis: Simply put: the contents of the stomach, mainly acid, stayed for a long time outside of the stomach up in the esophagus where they shouldn't be, causing inflammation of the lining of the esophagus hence the term, and that what causes heart burn and other symptoms. As for the causes for the reflux itself, they are numerous, most common are diet (e.g. fat, caffeine,) being overweight, drugs, etc.. ...Read more
The doctor biopsied my terminal ileum because there was a patchy area of mucosa that was mildly granular. Could this be serious?
Yes: He/she is probably being careful and looking for a diagnosis. Early Crohn's can look like this, and there are other entities. The pathologist may or may not be able to call it. ...Read more
My 13 y/o had an endoscopy done and bx report shows on the esophagus mild hyperemic squamous mucosa changes. What does this mean?
Minimal Clinical Sig:
1. Hyperemia is defined as: an abnormally large amount of blood in any part of the body.
2. Squamous changes refers to cell type found in esophagus.
Overall, this finding is unlikely to be of major clinical significance, unless there were other finding (s). ...Read more
I have small yellowish white colored painless group of bumps in my buccal mucosa from last year, I think they appear when I had gastritis..
Probably normal: Probably a normal anatomical variant known as Fordyce granules. Get a picture of that online and see if it looks the same as what you have. ...Read more
I have recently gone in for a colonoscopy today and the dr. Said that there is granular mucosa in my colon. Can you tell me what this means?
In and of itself,: Granular mucosa in the colon is benign. The mucosa is the lining surface in the colon and is normally smooth and pink. Granularity indicates irregularity and disruption of the color, sometimes leading to erosion or ulceration. This COULD be an early sign of inflammation in the bowel, such as ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease. Your Doctor will advise next steps for you. Stay well:) ...Read more
Two lymph nodes have appeared on opposite sides of my molars on the buccal mucosa.....its been there for more then two weeks....what shall I do?
Not likely nodes: Please see your dentist to have them examined and diagnosed ...Read more
Please define: Benign ectocervical and endocervical mucosa with previous biopsy site reaction, associated chronic cervicitis and reactive change.
The findings are non-specific and not diagnostic of a defined entity. Do follow your doctor's advice for follow-up tests.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more