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Antral Gastritis

Antral gastritis is an autoimmune disorder where there is an inflammation in a portion of the stomach alone, known as the antrum. It may be caused by viral infections, bacterial infections, an injury or certain drugs.

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I have chest pain, antral gastritis, and H pylori infection. Help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old male. I have been experiencing chest pain for the past one year. I have undergone an ECG and chest X-ray twice, and the reports were normal. Recently, I had an endoscopy, which revealed erosive antral gastritis and H. pylori infection. I underwent triple therapy wit...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello,Welcome to causes of chest pain are skin, muscles, bones, organs like lungs and heart, and psychogenic (brain). Sometimes even the gall bladder can cause pain in the right side of the lower chest. If none of these causes are found then chest pain is termed non-specific chest pa...  Read Full »

Am I suffering from achalasia or GERD?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31 year old male. I recently had a severe chest pain like heartburn and visited a gastroenterologist doctor. I am also suffering from swallowing disorder for the past seven to eight months, especially solid foods and sometime liquids too. It feels that whenever I eat food it stuck ...  Read Full »

Dr. Kagathara Happy Kumar Devkaranbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your primary diagnosis is esophageal candidiasis and antral gastritis. These are medical conditions and managed with medical treatment only. Although, treatment for esophageal candidiasis lasts little long duration. The esophageal manometry test is not required fo...  Read Full »

I have stomach issues. Should I undergo endoscopy?

Query: Hello doctor, Eight years ago, I had an esophagogastroduodenoscopy. It came back normal except for some mild chronic antrum gastritis (reactive gastritis) and mild duodenal bulb duodenitis. I have been on Prilosec for 10 years, but have recently had some flare-ups, lots of stomach gurgling, gas, and...  Read Full »

Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your reports look alright (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your symptoms are suggestive of recurrent mild gastritis (excessive acidity). You can continue the use of acid-blocking medicines like Prilosec (Omeprazole) as needed for a couple of day...  Read Full »

I have antral gastritis. Is it making me hungry?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with antral gastritis, lots of acid in stomach and reflux. Problems started after I took some medicines. Since then I am always hungry. I eat more than before the problem started, but still I feel hungry. I am also suffering from excessive hair loss. Why am I always hun...  Read Full »

Dr. Pardhan Rajesh Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to For antral gastritis take tablet Pantoprazole 40 mg once daily before food for a month. It will control acidity and reflux. Excessive hunger is good for you as your weight is normal and it is also good for stomach. Just rule out diabetes by doing fasting b...  Read Full »

Kindly go through my blood report and provide your suggestion.

Query: Hi doctor,I visited a gastroenterologist for my stomach problems. He carried out blood tests and a gastroscopy. The result of the gastroscopy was antral gastritis. The medicines caused it and I do not take them anymore. With this problem, I started losing hair and observed brittle nails. Always I fe...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakash. H. M.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Based on your query and report, my opinion is as follows: MCHC or folic acid elevation has no significance in the absence of other abnormal values. Brittle nails and falling hairsignifymultiple nutritional deficiencies. A balanced diet including all vitamins and miner...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for recurrent stomach and antral erosions?

Query: Hello doctor, I have erosion in my stomach, severe burning sensation and sometimes vomiting and bloating. I have done endoscopy, colonoscopy, angiography and hospitalized for about four times. Recently, again I have done endoscopy found antral erosion. Please advice.  Read Full »

Dr. Mian Shah Yousaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have recurrent complaints of antral erosions and ulceration. I will advise some treatment and hope that it will help out. You should send me all your previous endoscopies and other reports done until now. I will also like to know about your H.pylori status.  Read Full »

I have been experiencing abdominal pain that radiates to the back and stomach discomfort at night. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,Previously, I was diagnosed with mild antral gastritis, which caused discomfort for only one day. But now, it has been continuously bothering me with gastro pain and stomach disturbance for the past week. This pain has also radiated to the back of my body and is causing discomfort at night...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, I am delighted to welcome you at I read your query and understand your concern. I can try to provide some general information. Antral gastritis is inflammation of the antrum, which is the lower part of the stomach. It can cause symptoms such as abdominal pain, discomfort, bloat...  Read Full »

Please interpret my husband's report.

Query: Hi doctor, My husband is 35 years old. He is suffering from abdominal pain since last four weeks. When he gets pain it lasts for an hour. His hands and feet get cold. He had an endoscopy and colonoscopy done. The report says body and antral type gastric mucosa with mild chronic active gastritis comp...  Read Full »

Dr. Kagathara Happy Kumar Devkaranbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your husband is suffering from chronic gastritis, for which he has been taking medications since long time and therefore endoscopy also detected changes in stomach mucosa due to this in addition to changes of gastritis. Although, biopsy report mentions negative ...  Read Full »

I am suffering from burning sensation in the stomach. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, In my endoscopy report, antral gastritis was found. I took Normoxic MB, Nixicid LS, and Tricaine AR gel for one month. It was gone away. After one month, I got a urine infection and recovered after some time. Now for some days, I have got some burning sensation in my stomach that comes...  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. It is gastritis. I hope you have done an antral biopsy during the endoscopy. We need the report on that. The treatment plan will be based on biopsy reports. Thank you and take care.  Read Full »

M y blood test shows high bilirubin and low uric acid levels. I also have weight loss. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with antral gastritis after taking painkillers. After that, I followed a diet and lost 13 kg of weight. I also took some home remedies for gastritis and recovered within a few months. My blood test shows high bilirubin and low uric acid. The other results were normal. B...  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It looks like you have the acid peptic disease with elevated liver function test. I would suggest you do the following. If you are an alcoholic, kindly stop the same. I strongly recommend you go for an upper GI (gastrointestinal) endoscopy again and if any suspic...  Read Full »

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