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2 years ago I had an endoscopy done and my doctor found a lot

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2 years ago I had an endoscopy done and my doctor found a lot of swelling in my stomach and later said I have intestinal metaplasia. He said it's not common in young people (I'm 21) but not to worry and to have another endo done in 5 years. Should I have one sooner?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 11 months ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist. I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.Ok looks like you have gastric inlet patch.That is considered a benign condition.Almost never turns cancerous.You do not need an endoscopy sooner.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable and authentic answers!This is the link to my profile: