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Zippypop
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    Posted: 01áSepá2018 at 7:07pm
When a gastroscppy is performed and the esophagus biopsy was chronic inflammation and the stomach and duodenum were fine can H pylori still be present and possibly missed?

Is this something that is specifically tested for on all gastroscopies?

I only ask as I have read a bit about it and tonight I had a sip of wine and it literally started burning my intestine straight away.   I have been told this could be due to H pylori. I obviously know this could be a reaction with stomach acid however for it to burn so quickly (and taking PPI) an hour or so earlier I am thinking H pylori could be possible

Edited by Zippypop - 01áSepá2018 at 7:08pm
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Quote chrisrob Replybullet Posted: 03áSepá2018 at 10:19am
H Pylori can be tested for at surveillance scoping; it's not routine but I believe it should be.

The wine burning could be due to it running over an area that is already inflamed.
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