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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Which foods are suitable for a person with antral gastric erosion?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with a antral gastric erosion eight months ago. I did not have H.pylori infection and I am still taking medication but it is not helping. Eventhough my health developed quite a bit but it is not normal. I still cannot eat dairy foods, spicy or fastfoods. Even a bit spi...  Read Full »

Dr. Darshan Kanani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Antral gastric erosion is a condition where there is a loss of the surface layer of the stomach lining in the antrum (the lower part of the stomach), which can cause symptoms like belching, burping, and burning sensation in the chest. ...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for my acidity and chest heaviness?

Query: Hi doctor, 9 years before, I delivered my first baby. Since after delivery, I have suffered from breathing problem. Only when I release the gas or pass motion, I use to feel relieved. I underwent all the tests and everything was normal. It lasted for 2 years and then subsided. My diet was completely...  Read Full »

Dr. Kagathara Happy Kumar Devkaranbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your symptoms are related to a gastric problem. Try to avoid herbal medication as some of them are irritating to stomach and worsen the acidity. Your symptoms and normal investigations suggest the possibility of IBS (irritable bowel disease) or indigestion from ...  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 »

I have been suffering from hyperacidity for the past three months, even after treatment. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from hyperacidity for the past three months and have gone through all the tests I could do. I was diagnosed with mild antral gastritis. RUT (rapid urease test is positive). My doctor suggested I take a Pantocid HP (Amoxicillin, Pantoprazole, and Clarithromycin) kit f...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. There is nothing to worry about, and you may have an H. pylori infection. It is a bacteria that causes chronic gastritis and peptic ulcer. If you cannot take it orally, you can take the intravenous route because H. pylori are dangerous bac...  Read Full »

Kindly go through my blood report and provide your suggestion.

Query: Hi doctor, I visited gastroenterologist for my stomach problems. He carried out blood tests and gastroscopy. The result of 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 feel hun...  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 hair signify multiple nutritional deficiencies. A balanced diet including all vitamins and minerals...  Read Full »

Are Omeprazole and Bifidobacteria capsules suitable to treat antral gastritis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40-year-old male. I had an endoscopy of the stomach for upper abdominal pain. I got the report of antral gastritis and a small submucosal nodule in the antrum. I have attached a photo. Are antacids (like Omeprazole) and Bifidobacteria capsules good enough to treat this complete...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for your question but, I need to understand the symptoms for which your endoscopy was done. Please do mention if you have pain, weight loss, or you get black tarry stools. Revert with the asked details for help.  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for antral erosions.

Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from stomach issues from last one year. As per endoscopy report, I am suffering from antral erosions (scattered red erosions). It is resulting in a loss of appetite, stomach fullness, gastric troubles and incomplete evacuation. Kindly advice a proper medical treatment to ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to In addition to a less spicy, fiber-rich diet, you need to take a course of tablet Esomeprazole 20 mg twice daily half an hour before meals for one month. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicines with their consent. If sy...  Read Full »

Though I take Rabeprazole daily, my symptoms of antral gastritis remains the same. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, In my endoscopy, I have antral gastritis for four months (severe indigestion, constipation, loss of appetite). I take 20 mg Rabeprazole daily but symptoms do not go away. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Now, let us move to your treatment. See as the name suggests, acid reflux should be treated in two phases. Control production of acid for which you are on Delixant and Ranitidine. To prevent the acid formed inside the stomach to reflux back into the esophagus. This...  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 Helicob...  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 »

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