Barretts issues

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i just had an gastroscopy done and they suspect barrets mucosa/epithelium im getying pains discomfort under my brest bone and stomach plis headaches pains in arms legs neck plus weird sensations on my skin is this normal as im really scared that its sonething more serious

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    I assume they did a biopsy as that is the only way to definitely determine if you have Barrett's esophagus (BE). Gastroenterologist's see a lot of cases and over time usually have a good idea for what BE looks like. They typically make an initial preliminary diagnosis based on what they see at the time of the endoscopy. I am sure they took a tissue sample to do a biopsy. Have the results come in? If the results are positive for intestinal metaplasia (IM), you have BE. That is the technical definition and marker for BE. Beyond that, there is IM without dysplasia (good) or with dysplasia (bad).

    Hope your biopsy report is good.

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