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How can you tell if you have gastritis Is it just a problem of too much acidity

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
EGD with Bx: Gastritis is a pathologic diagnosis of inflammation found on stomach biopsies. It can be caused by a variety of things.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico
10 years experience Internal Medicine
GERD: Try elevating the head of your bed and avoid laying on that side. You may need an increase in your proton pump inhibitor as well. It depends on how lo ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: Generally, hot spices & peppers aren't tolerated well, nor is caffeine. You probably can expect similar ingredients in any food or drink (including al ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Chia: Chia seeds are a good source of omega3 fatty acids and fiber. This should be no problem with gastritis. Not sure what you mean by digestion problems ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Gut flora imbalance: Intolerance to oily food may indicate gall bladder disease. Eat plain yogurt twice daily. Kefir is a russian yogurt drink full of probiotics- good ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
57 years experience Ophthalmology
Gastritis: You may want to see your doctor to rule out Gall Bladder problems . Typically Gall Bladder pain spreads to the shoulder and back.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: More is not better. You should always take your medications as prescribed. To avoid accidental overdose do not increase your dose without talking to ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Not directly: But nonsteroidal anti inflammatory agents (nsaid's) can cause topical mucosal injury and inhibit prostaglandin synthesis, decreasing mucosal mucus pro ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Clarify question: Not actually clear on the question. There is no contraindication to getting either hepatitis a or b vaccine if you have gastritis. Also, neither vac ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vijaypal Arya
35 years experience Gastroenterology
No : gastritis is not known to cause fever

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