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Colonoscopy and EGD results

Hi, I m a 31 year old female and I ve been having abdominal pain and chronic diarrhea for about 3 months now. I had a colonoscopy and an EGD two days ago and during the procedure they found the following: Normal mucosa in the first part of the duodenum and second part of the duodenum(biopsy) Erythema in the stomach body and antrum compatible with non-erosive gastritis(biopsy) Grade 1 esophagitis in the lower third of the esophagus(biopsy) Erythema in the vocal cords 2 polyps in the ascending colon(polypectomy) What does all this mean ? I will not get to follow up with my Dr. for 2 weeks. Please help me understand what the findings are. Thanks, MB
Asked On : Mon, 21 Feb 2011
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Nephrologist 's  Response
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It just mean that u had some benign gorwth in the colon for which u were operated upon. U have some amount of inflammation of the food pipe for which i am sure u r receiving treatment. It is ok if u follow up after two weeks, there is very little to be worried about

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Answered: Wed, 10 Aug 2011
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General Surgeon Dr. Rajinder Bajoria's  Response
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From upper GI endoscopy and colonoscpy there don`t appear any serious illness ,please wait for biposy report to come for final opinion.Polyp in the colon is a known disease.If multiple they are known as polyposis.

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Answered: Wed, 10 Aug 2011
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