1 doctor weighed in:
What is treatment for stomach avm?
1 doctor weighed in

Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine
In brief: Procedure
Stomach avms (artero-venous malformations) are common causes of GI bleeding.
These can be very frustrating to treat as they are not the same as ulcers or gastritis that also cause bleeding and are treated by acid reducing or stomach coating meds. If they bleed, an egd is usually needed for coagulation or chemical scarring therapy. Be gentle with your stomach and no/moderate alcohol, caffeine, smoke.

In brief: Procedure
Stomach avms (artero-venous malformations) are common causes of GI bleeding.
These can be very frustrating to treat as they are not the same as ulcers or gastritis that also cause bleeding and are treated by acid reducing or stomach coating meds. If they bleed, an egd is usually needed for coagulation or chemical scarring therapy. Be gentle with your stomach and no/moderate alcohol, caffeine, smoke.
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified, Neurology
32 years in practice
9M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors