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difference between gas and gastritis

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Gas-ex will relieve UGI gas but gastritis symptoms may be better relieved with antacids, h2-blockers or proton pump inhibitors.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
26 years experience Psychiatry
Probably: Both anxiety and gastritis can cause gas. Anxiety attacks can lead to accidental swallowing of air from hyperventilation. That air has no where to go ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Try Simethacone: Simethacone is a safe and effective treatment for "trapped wind". It is available over the counter and sold under many different brand names.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
40 years experience Pharmacology
Not necessarily bad: Gasx is simethicone, which works on gas. Not necessarily bad. However, if you have gastritis, you probably need to deal with the acidity as well. Aci ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brent Galloway
14 years experience Family Medicine
This is common: Gas and bloating is common at first with supplements like Metamucil. This should go away with time as your body gets used to it
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Gastritis: It's hard to blame gastritis for excruciating upper abdominal pain. Keep looking to exclude causes such as an ulcer, pancreatitis, gerd.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Gas: The symptoms are not classic gastritis(inflammation of the stomach lining) symptoms. I believe you're dealing with either excessive gas formation from ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Should see your doc: Gastritis is quite treatable with prevacid/prilosec etc..But u likely have ibs, a funtional gastrointestinal disorder chracterized by some pain/crampi ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
43 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Mastic Gum: Matic gum has been used for hundreds of years to treat gastrointestinal diseases. Clinical studies prove it to be very effective in eradicating H Pyl ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
May be: may be not. If you respond to treatment the Gastritis explains your symptoms

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