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So I recently had a gastroscopy done, before the doctor even sat down to tell me my results I knew something was wrong. His first reaction was “oh wow, we definitely have some problems here.” And was generally shocked.
He told me I had a ulcer in duodenal ulcer, and kept asking me if I take a lot of ibruprofean (which I don’t) he also took biopsies to check for an infection however I did a stool sample before this to check if I had it and it came back negative. I was told to book a doctors appointment in 2 weeks for my results.
My mum was talking to her friend about my results (her friends a nurse) & I overheard her friend say about the biopsies not too worry me. This has made me think that maybe they are also checking for other things like cancer.
Do they normally take biopsies? And if they thought that it might be cancerous would they tell you straight off that they are checking for it? With the doctors reaction to my stomach I’m a little nervous and my results don’t come in until 13/04/18. Any insight would be great
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