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what can I take for gastritis pain

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Maughon
23 years experience Pain Management
Gastritis : Oral medications such as Tums and mylanta are still the quickest. Pepcid and zantac (ranitidine) can help stop it and keep it away. If you continue ... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Aronchick
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Prebiotics: There are no pro or pre biotic recommendations in which they are indicated for gastritis.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Either: Both are acid reducing medicines of the same generally family called proton pump inhibitors. Either medication should be effective to help heal your ... Read More
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Dr. Andras Koser
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Both are good: One comment, both Prilosec and Pantoprazole belong to a group called proton pump inhibitors. And as all members of this group can cause diarrhea, and ... Read More
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A 47-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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Landa
31 years experience Pathology
Not forever: No single drug cures h. Pylori infection. Treatment involves taking several medications for 7 to 14 days.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Fuller
25 years experience Family Medicine
Not long: Usually less than a week.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Change your : Diet and ask your doctor about sucralafate. That might help. Also, avoid nsaids.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
2 week trial: You could try a 2 week trial of an over-the-counter medication such as omeprazole. However, if symptoms persist or recur, a visit to a gastroenterolo ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Early morning : On empty stomach something like Prevacid (lansoprazole) or Prilosec
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sylvie Rimmer
34 years experience Urgent Care
Gastritis: Ttry some over the counter antacids such as maalox or tums (calcium carbonate). Some people find relief from a glass of milk or a yogurt, especially ... Read More
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