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bowel tissue has been found in my stomach what does this m

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bowel tissue has been found in my stomach what does this mean
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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can you tell me what testing has been done?

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did you have an upper endoscopy scope and biopsy in your stomach?

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and they found bowel tissue in your stomach

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this is called intestinal metaplasia

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where a biopsy is taken from your stomach and this looks like colon tissue.

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this can increase your risks for stomach cancer in the future.

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you need to be tested for H Pylori bacterial infection in your stomach and if that is found that needs to be treated.

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there is controversy about if surgery should be done to cut out that part of the stomach

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here is a very good article.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1773527/

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hello?

Customer:

no just found to day through an ultra sound my stomach has swollen from24 inc to 36 inc in two weeks

Customer:

i had H Pylori bacterial last year and was treated

Customer:

hello

Dr. David :

I see.

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I'm glad you got the H Pylori treated.

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print out the article above

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and bring it to your GI doctors

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you will need close follow up

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ask if you have intestinal metaplasia in your stomach.

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your GI doctors will have to watch that area closely.

Customer:

i will thank you

Dr. David :

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2895407/

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here is another good article.

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you are welcome

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