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How long does it take gastritis to heal

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 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

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A 21-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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
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 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
Dentistry 29 years experience
Nexium: is used to control, not cure gastritis. Gastritis can be caused by many issues from diet, to being nervous, to several gastro-intestinal issues. You... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 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 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Not advised: In general, bismuth products are not used by themselves to heal ulcers or gastritis, but are useful primarily to help symptoms. Other medications, whi... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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4-6 weeks: You need to complete at least a one one course of PPI therapy.
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
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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