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Why gastritis gets worse before getting better

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Wouldn't self -dx: I wouldn't try to self diagnose these conditions. If you have had significant abdominal pain over the last two years - this warrants medical evaluati ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashok Avaiya
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Hi: treat with H2 blocker like Pepcid or PPI - like Prilosec, Prevacid (lansoprazole) and avoid NSAIDs, high caffeine etc.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashok Avaiya
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Hi: yes - it may cause nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, ulcer and even bleeding with ulcer.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Gastroenterologist: There are many causes for what you are experiencing. These can range from contaminated food to ulcers. Its important to have a gastroenterologist or a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Nicotine can affect many body organs and functions. One should not smoke anyway and if this is a concern, why not just quit and give it a try? There ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Balgobin
20 years experience Family Medicine
No: If you have a fever, you possibly have gastroenteritis or gallbladder infection or other condition.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
22 years experience Gastroenterology
Acid: Most likely culprit is stomach acid. However, bile from the intestine can also cause inflammation in the stomach and esophagus.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenteritis-Yes: Viral gastroenteritis can spread to an uninfected family member. This can be minimized by avoiding contact with the stool of the infected person and f ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Gassy: If you are eating high fiber foods you can produce lots of gas even though you haven't eaten in awhile.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No help online: kindly go to urgent care or ER, good luck

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