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how long does it take gastritis to heal

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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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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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Gastritis: Gastritis may become chronic and last for quite awhile.
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Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info: it depends on what caused the gastritis. did your doctor check for h pylori infection, or do endoscopy? Usually over-the-counter Nexium (esomeprazole) ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Gastric ulcer: It usually takes 6-8 weeks for ulcers to heal with therapy.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Weeks likely.: This probably takes weeks to heal because the therapy (h2 receptor blockers/antagonists, antacids) may be administered over a period of several weeks. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Most episodes of diverticulitis improve within 2-3 days of starting antibiotics and you are back to normal within a week. About 20% will not respond ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
38 years experience Family Medicine
Healing gut: That's a pretty broad question. It would be better if you could be more specific.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
6 to 8 wks: Typically for gastric/duodenal ulcers, recommended treatment with an acid-blocker for about 6-8 wks for complete healing. Mild cases may need less tim ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leigh Forbush
19 years experience Family Medicine
Variable: It really depends on the underlying cause of keratitis.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Turek
34 years experience Urology
Weeks: A true infectious or traumatic orchitis can take 4-6 weeks for swelling to resolve and discomfort to end.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zachariah George
14 years experience Neurosurgery
Varies: Pain/stiffness can last several days to several months. If pain is severe or pain/stiffness doesn't get better past 5-6 months then you need addition ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
PPI: Proton pump inhibitors like Prilosec will definitely help to clear it up. Healing time is generally 4-6 weeks.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
7-10 days: With proper treatment, 7-10 days from start of treatment.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Variable: Depends on extent.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends on many factors including complications like sedative adverse effect, wall injury, bleeding and infection. The comlications depends on siz ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Varies: This is largely dependant on the cause of the keratitis (viral, bacterial, chemical, exposure etc.). Assuming the offending factor has been removed, t ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Ulcers: How long it takes an ulcer to heal depends on whether the underlying factors which caused it are improved. Ulcers could heal in as little as a week, b ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. C. michael Bowman
45 years experience Pediatrics
Several weeks: Depending on the cause, the pain may disappear more slowly or more quickly. Pleurisy is usually a sign of infection of the lining of the lung between ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levy
20 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder fracture : Fractures typically take around 6 weeks for the bones to heal, but many more months for full recovery. In fact a full recovery can take a year!
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say!: Peritonitis is an infection within the abdominal cavity with manifestation of infection on the lining of the abdomen and the lining of the bowel and o ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayyara Dawood
29 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid cause: Avoid any skin irritants ie harsh detergents, soaps, cleansers. Protect the skin with good moisturizing. You may need steroid ointments to clear act ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Mueller
33 years experience Phlebology
Treated, 6-8 wks...: Without treatment, can be 4-6 months or more, sometimes never... With effective treatment by a vein specialist, usually 6-8 weeks... Its the most ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
44 years experience Family Medicine
After syrgery: You mean pterygium in this case you need to remove by surgery taken few days to heal

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