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How long does it take for gastritis to go away

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Anand
Specializes in Internal Medicine - 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
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Gastritis: Gastritis may become chronic and last for quite awhile.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
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
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
GASTRITIS: The answer is to get yourself diagnosed & treated by a Gastroenterologist. Why speculate when you can get help.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
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
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
More details are needed to address your health specifically. In general, the stomach needs a month to health, then again if the irritant continues, sm... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
Already formed.: Burning epigastric pain made worse by or unrelated to food is probably the most distinguishing symptom of stomach ulcer. When these symptoms occur, t... Read More