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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No role: Will not help.

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Acid blockers: Omeprazole and ranitidine would be the place to start. See your doctor to be tested for H.pylori which is the bacteria that causes stomach ulcers.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Ulcers: Hello, gastritis is inflammation of stomach wall. Ulcers are breaks in stomach lining and is definitely worse than gastritis. Ulcers have increased ch ... Read More
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Differences: Anytime you see a word with the suffix "itis" in medicine it means inflammation of whatever came before it, so gastritis means inflammation of the lin ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
Several tissue layer: Hi MohammedA Gastr-itis is any inflammation of the lining of the stomach. Usually confined to the innermost layers. If combined with bacterial infecti ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Gastritis: Try usingpeppermint oil to settle your stomach.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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Your system is out o: As far as the gastritis and slow motility your doctor must tell you what to do. No food at all for 13 days will cause you to lose a bunch of weight. S ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally no: Severe stomach inflammation may cause chest pain, but should not lead to fast heart beats or shortness of breath. However, sometimes those who have h ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Intense pain anywhere should always be of concern. Intense abdominal pain can be due to ulcers, gall stones or other gall bladder issues, diverticulit ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saul Hymes
14 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Could be a while: Could be as short as a fee days but sometimes it can take time for the stomach to heal, on the order of a couple of weeks. As long as you are slowly ( ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
If: If the medications that have been prescribed for you are only partially effective, the problem should be reported to the prescribing physician. You m ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Celia Padron
38 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Causes of gastritis: gastritis can be caused by the meds used to treat tachycardia, are you on any? also can be caused by obesity, alcohol and the bacteria h. pylori. the ... Read More
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