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Where Is The Antrum Of The Stomach Located
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
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
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
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
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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