Stomach Biopsy

Stomach biopsy, also known as gastric biopsy, is done for diagnosing a wide range of conditions. This procedure helps to remove a small amount of gastric tissue, which is then sent to a lab for the examination of harmful organisms or tumors. Stomach biopsy is done with the help of endoscopy, where a thin, flexible tube that is inserted through the mouth is used to extract the tissue sample.

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What is your opinion about my symptoms?

Query: Hi doctor, I used to have mild abdominal pain in the lower right part of the stomach. I was diagnosed with PPD six months ago and continued my regular medicine (no ATD). Since then, I occasionally get severe pain at the very same location and it lasts for around 4 to 6 hours. This pain was not regul...  Read Full »

Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please explain if you have any other symptoms, bowel habits (constipation or diarrhea), consistency of stool, blood or mucus in stool, appetite and fever? If you have increased frequency of stool, loose stool and mucus in stool, then there might be possible Crohn's dis...  Read Full »

Is it safe to drink alcohol after stomach biopsy?

Query: Hi doctor, I received an upper endoscopy and biopsy about 10 hours ago. My weight is 150 lbs and I was given 50 mcg of Fentanyl and 180 mg of Propofol for sedation. The procedure was successful and there were no immediate complications. I came home and rested for several hours and have plans to go o...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to suggest avoiding alcoholic beverages and spicy hot foods. The reason is the stomach biopsy. I am not worried about the sedation. If you do not have cloudiness of mind, then you are good. You just got the stomach biopsy. It would be in the best interest...  Read Full »

Please suggest medicine for amebiasis.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21 year old male suffering from chronic amebiasis for the past two to three years. I had tried Flagyl (Metronidazole ), Fasigyn (Tinidazole ), Ciplox-TZ, Oflox-OZ, Bandy and many other ayurveda medicines. But, nothing seems improved. So, could you provide any other drug? Pleas...  Read Full »

Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to What are the symptoms? Which abdominal organs are affected? Do you have any recent radiological or laboratory investigation? Other medication for amebiasis are Nitroimidazole and Chloroquine. If infection is present along with amebiasis, then specific antibiotic neede...  Read Full »

What are the causes of vitamin B12 deficiency in a non-vegetarian?

Query: Hi doctor, I have vitamin B12 deficiency, even though I eat a lot of non-vegetarian food. A doctor prescribed me New Nervijen plus capsule. Is it safe to use?  Read Full »

Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Having vitamin B12 deficiency in a non-vegetarian is unlikely. Why did you get your vitamin B12 levels checked? What is your hemoglobin level? Do you drink alcohol? You can use Nervijen capsule (combination of Benfotiamine, Folic acid, Methylcobalamin, Nicotinamide, an...  Read Full »

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