I am waiting on biopsy results, which they say could take 7-8 days. He doesn't think it will be serious results, and so I am reassured and remain positive that it will be alright. I do know that many experts believe that stomach infection, especially with the H. Pylori bacteria (that I tested positive for 4 years ago and supposedly got rid of) can turn into cancer. Some say that is the beginning of cancer, and others say not necessarily. The gastritis in inflammation of the stomach. I'd had acid reflux symptoms off and on for two years, or 2 1/2. I was stubborn, I took OTC things, they all worked and prevented it, but when I came off them, symptoms would return every so often and then got bad about a year ago. I would be in pain some nights pretty bad, in the stomach and would go straight through to my upper back and would last many hours, sometimes 6-7! I would lose a night's sleep each time it happened. This happened no matter what I ate, and I always made sure I ate early in the evening, and sat up for hours before bed. I think I would like to request an ultrasound, just to be sure there aren't also gall bladder problems but hoping my insurance will pay for that. I have a sometimes slightly uncomfortable feeling below the stomach, sort of on the right side, so I need to get that checked out, even though it is so infrequent and lasts only minutes. I don't want whatever it is, to get worse.
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