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Mild chronic Inactive gastritis in Antrum/stomach, what does this mean?

Mild chronic Inactive gastritis in Antrum/stomach, what does this mean?

Define gastritis: Gastritis is an inflammation of the mucosa of the stomach, of which there are MANY causes (please refer to prior HealthTap answers on the subject). The timing & duration of the condition may differentiate between acute gastritis & chronic gastritis. What you are describing is a histologic term based on the microscopic appearance of your biopsy taken from the lining at the end of your stomach. ...Read more

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What is congestion in the stomach body, antrum and fundus?

What is congestion in the stomach body, antrum and fundus?

Not sure why the: Question is asked but body antrum and fundus are the sections of the stomach not sure why they are congested medical issues? Requiring tests? ...Read more

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Endoscopy findings in stomach: Few erythematous patches seen in antrum. Is it normal. Please explain it. Thanks.?

Endoscopy findings in stomach: Few erythematous patches seen in antrum. Is it normal. Please explain it. Thanks.?

Not unusual: Basically they saw a little bit of redness in the part of the stomach just before it dumps into the first part of the small intestine. They did not say they saw any ulcers. You can get this kind of redness easily from too much stress, caffeine, spicy foods, alcohol - the list is quite long. If you notice something in particular bothers your stomach in your diet, then avoid it. Otherwise, good news ...Read more

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Hi I would like to know if there is a permanent cure for mild chronic inactive gastritis in the antrum of my stomach. Would this heal completely?

Hi I would like to know if there is a permanent cure for mild chronic inactive gastritis in the antrum of my stomach. Would this heal completely?

Permanent cure?: Having a condition well-managed or resolved would be more realistic. In the case of "mild chronic inactive gastritis" you do not have active irritation of the stomach lining, but only signs that you did have mild chronic gastritis. The stomach lining should continue to heal unless you have H.pylori (likely checked with gastric biopsy), but this can be treated if found. Acid blockers also help. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety be the cause of gastritis in the stomach antrum?

Possible: Chronic stress has been known to cause stomach ulcers. It is important to rule out any other causes of gastritis before attributing your symptms to stress. Therefore see your doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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I had an endoscopy which found gastritis in the stomach antrum. I have been feeling nauseous quite often. Is this from the gastritis or functional?

Gastritis: Very likely associated with gastritis. Recommend antacid medication, if symptoms persist, I wold get an abdominal ultrasound. Make sure you were also tested for h pylori infection. ...Read more

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I just had an endoscopy and was told I had inflammation in the stomach and a nodules in the antrum? Should I be worried. Are most nodules there canc

I just had an endoscopy and was told I had inflammation in the stomach and a nodules in the antrum? Should I be worried. Are most nodules there canc

Not all nodules a CA: I would suggest to ask your physician for clarification about the nodule.
Usually a biopsy (a piece is taken out of any suspicious spot for lab assessment) is taken during the procedure, and that would give you the definite answer of the cause of the nodule.
Hope you get well soon ...Read more

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Told gastritis antrum, by endoscopy. GI said stop certain meds, those caused it. I did. Now endoscopy shows gastritis all over stomach. Now what to do?

Told gastritis antrum, by endoscopy. GI said stop certain meds, those caused it. I did. Now endoscopy shows gastritis all over stomach. Now what to do?

You will need acid b: You will need acid blockers. Consider asking your GI to place you on these - like prilosec, prevacid, (lansoprazole) etc. You will ned a GI workup to decide on the reason you have this ...Read more

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Ultrasound report shows thickening of stomach in antrum & pyloric region measuring 5 mm. What is this indicative of?

Ultrasound report shows thickening of stomach in antrum & pyloric region measuring 5 mm. What is this indicative of?

Ultrasound stomach: Your antrum and pyloric region is thickened. Many causes. I would ask the Dr who ordered the test. Or lets do 2nd opinion so I can better opine. ...Read more

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Does moderate antrum gastritis interfere with food digestion and cause gases and bloating in the stomach?

Does moderate antrum gastritis interfere with food digestion and cause gases and bloating in the stomach?

Possible...: Gastric delay to due inflammation? Belching is caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of the stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is postprandial epigastric fullness & bloating, relieved by belching. Aerophagia (accumulation of gas due to air swallowing) is common with anxiety, hypersalivation from gum chewing, smoking, drinking, oral irritation. In some, belching can become habitual. ...Read more

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Inflammation of stomach and antrum bodies. Esophagitis too. Stomach keeps swelling bigger and bigger. Very painful. H.Pylori? Gained 5 lbs in 1 day!

Inflammation of stomach and antrum bodies. Esophagitis too. Stomach keeps swelling bigger and bigger. Very painful. H.Pylori? Gained 5 lbs in 1 day!

Were you tested?: H. Pylori can cause these symptoms. You should get tested. This is treated with 2 antibiotics and an acid reducer for 2 weeks. An acid reducer may help your symptoms. I think your weight gain is unrelated, however. ...Read more

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What does mild erythema of the gastir mucosa in the antrum and body of stomach mean in an egd?

What does mild erythema of the gastir mucosa in the antrum and body of stomach mean in an egd?

Likely normal: Most patients will have some mild erythema in the stomach outlet. Redness of the mucosa represents gastritis, or inflammation of the lining of the stomach that can be reactive to smoke, alcohol, or medications and food. See your doctor for followup and discussion. ...Read more

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What's the best alternative to Dexlansoprazole to treat a stomach antrum gastritis + duodenum tiny ulcer? Dexlansoprazole is too expensive here.

What's the best alternative to Dexlansoprazole to treat a stomach antrum gastritis + duodenum tiny ulcer? Dexlansoprazole is too expensive here.

ProtonPump Inhibitor: Dexslansoprazole is a member of the proton pump inhibitor class of medications which effectively reduce stomach acid.
Members of this class of medication with similar effect include omeprazole, lansoprazole, pantoprazole, rabiprexole. Esomeprazole, and deslansoprazole. ...Read more

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Gastritis moderate severe non-erosive in the antrum and body of the stomach how long does it take to heal? Using Prilosec protonics and pepcid (famotidine)? had v&p in 1976 is the acid not shut down properly?

Approx. 8-12 weeks: Assume the diagnosis was made by EGD. Biopsy for H. Pylori must be taken. If it was negative then PPI and H2 blocker as you are taking is the right treatment for 12 weeks. And if symptoms continue, one can continue for longer period of time.
Avoid Alcohol, NSAID/Aspirin/Cigarette/Spicy and fatty food. ...Read more

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Can I drink milk with a mild stomach antrum gastritis and tiny duodenum ulcer?

Can I drink milk with a mild stomach antrum gastritis and tiny duodenum ulcer?

That sounds fine.: Milk should have no deleterious effect on gastritis nor ulcer. Citrus drinks, like orange juice, would cause some irritation. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Had an endoscopy, diagnosed with erythema in antrum fundus and bile reflux can these make a feeling of fullness in chest and stomach after meals?

Had an endoscopy, diagnosed with erythema in antrum fundus and bile reflux can these make a feeling of fullness in chest and stomach after meals?

Talk to Gastroentero: Talk to your gadtroenrlpgist. Try Nexium (esomeprazole) or zegrid. You may need to have a sonigram of gallbladder and liver as well. Watch you diet for now, till seen by gi. ...Read more

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What kind of followup should simple neuroendocrine hyperplasia in the antrum have?

Nothing special: I see that you're already taking vitamin B12 and perhaps this has to do with your stomach no longer making acid, explaining the neuroendocrine hyperplasia. Ask your physician how often you need to be endoscoped for whatever you were endoscoped for. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How serious is erythematous mucosa in gastric antrum?

How serious is erythematous mucosa in gastric antrum?

Gastric mucosa.: Suggests mild gastritis.Very common finding on endoscopy.Usually suggests mild irritation of gastric mucosa. ...Read more

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Granularity and erythema in the antrum after endoscopy...What does it mean?

Granularity and erythema in the antrum after endoscopy...What does it mean?

Antritis: The stomach makes acid. Acid digests some foods especially proteins. It also produces a protective layer of mucous. If that mucous layer is decreased it exposes the lining of the stomach to those acids. Things that decrease that mucous layer are stress, aspirin, motrin, advil (ibuprofen) and other like drugs. With exposure to those acids the lining of the stomach begins erode causing injury to the lining. ...Read more

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Gastritis antrum- best cure? A year of 40mg Prilosec has not worked... Ideas?

Gastritis antrum- best cure? A year of 40mg Prilosec has not worked... Ideas?

Maybe not acid...: Related. Could be irritants such as alcohol, reflux of bile into stomach, effects of aspirin, other. Talk to md about other causes and possible rx, including med change, use of other rx, e.g. Sucralfate, which works by a different mechanism than Prilosec and other ppi meds. ...Read more

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Endoscopy results today - mild erythematous/exudative with no bleeding in antrum. What does this mean??

Endoscopy results today - mild erythematous/exudative with no bleeding in antrum. What does this mean??

Endoscopy results: endoscopy reports are difficult to interpret without seeing the results of the clinical setting and any biopsy results or photographs taken. Having said that, the description you give suggests that there was a mild amount of redness and mucus in the last portion of the stomach. The significance of this is unclear, and can best be determined by talking to your endoscopist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Definition of gastritis antrum? What causes it? Can it be treated?

Inflammation: Inflamed lining of stomach from alcohol, infection, stress. Consult your physician. ...Read more