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how long does it take for gastritis to go away

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience Internal Medicine
No set time: Time varies based on treatment. Back discomfort common with this especially if esophagiitis.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Stomach acid: Gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach, which damages the acid barrier. Prilosec and Zantac are both medications that block stomach ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
48 years experience Emergency Medicine
Go where?: Does it not go away when you eat "in"?
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Anand
Specializes in Rheumatology
NSAIDs-ulcer: I believe it takes about 6-8 weeks for soft/mucosal tissue to heal. I recommend use of PPI or Pepcid (famotidine) like medications with use of NSAIDs ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: it depends on many factors, most importantly what was causing the gastritis or ulcer in the first place. It also depends on medications, the presence ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Gastritis: Gastritis may become chronic and last for quite awhile.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
What's the cause?: The suffix "itis" means "inflammation".The prefix "gastro" means "stomach." the term "gastritis" thus means an "inflamed stomach." The term is often ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: It depends on why you have gastritis in the first place, and whether or not you're continuing behaviors (including eating and drinking certain things) ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Brown
25 years experience Gastroenterology
Antral gastritis : Depending on the PPI medication orH2 blocker used (such as zantac) it may take as much as 4 to 6 weeks. Be patient for a little while
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A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to say: Since everyone heals at a different pace. For most, I would expect 6 weeks would be sufficient provided no other co-existing (co-morbid) factors ( st ... Read More

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