A 42-year-old member asked:
help please? how long does it take to get rid of gastritis?
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Gastroenterology 39 years experience
What's the cause?: The suffix "itis" means "inflammation".The prefix "gastro" means "stomach." the term "gastritis" thus means an "inflamed stomach." The term is often used imprecisely to mean stomach upset, which can derive from both acid & non-acid causes, slow emptying of the stomach, H.pylori infection, atrophic & hypersecretory problems. Start with acid blockers, diet modification, avoid alcohol/tobacco.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
How do you know if you have gastritis? What can I do to get rid of it at home?
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Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Gastritis : Here are symptoms of gastritis: Pain in the upper belly, Feeling bloated, or feeling full after eating a small amount of food, Decreased appetite, Nausea or vomiting, Vomiting blood, or having black bowel movements
Home treatment : stop smoking, alcohol , eat small meals, avoid, waiting at least 2 hours after you eat to lay down.
Symptoms of gastritis can be from other condions. See a doctor
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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