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What Is Mild Antral Gastritis
Autoimmune disorder: Antral gastritis is an autoimmune disorder that affects the digestive system. Symptoms include nausea/gas or indigestion. It is more common in older adults, but anyone may be diagnosed with the condition. It is generally caused by a buildup of bacteria in the stomach, viral infection, an injury to the stomach, extreme stress. Treatment depends on the cause ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Smoking caused Acidity.Took Prilosec 10 months.Stopped the med. and again feel light ache.Endoscoped-mild antral gastritis.Should I continue the med. ?
I have elevated wbc- around 16.73 k/ul $ my necrophil is 79%- can these be caused by mild antral gastritis i had endoscope sat w/ two biopsies taken.
Leukocytosis: Wbc counts can be elevated due to a wide variety of events, including emotional stress. Need the remainder of the differential count to make any comment. Inflammation including infection can do this, but would need to examine you and have more data. Go back to the doctor who did the endoscopy. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unclear question.: not exactly sure what you're asking. If H pylori is present, it should be treated. If you could rephrase your question we could answer it more completely. Good luck. ...Read more
My Endoscopy result is mild antral gastritis.Taking PPI for long time and now seems to me they cause abdominal discomfort.Want to stop. Advise please.
Risk vs Benefit: You should talk to your physician to assess the benfits of being on PPI. Long term PPI use has potentially been associated with certain mineral deficiencies as well as infections and fractures. The benefits of using these medications may outweigh any potential risks/side effects if your clinical status warrants this. The 2 people best placed to assess this are you and your physician. ...Read more
What can I use, along with Dexlansoprazole 60mg one time a day before breakfast, to help healing my mild antral gastritis and tiny duodenum ulcer?
H2 Blocker.: You can complement the efficacy of Dexlansoprazole with something like Pepcid or Zantac. The two types of medication reduce stomach acidity by different mechanisms,miso they complement each other well. if this doesn't do the trick, say in four weeks, see GI doctor for EGD and biopsies to rule out infection or acid secretory issue. ...Read more
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