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A 17-year-old male asked:

Is alcohol consumption major risk factor dor gastritis ? or is it excessive alcohol consumption that is risk ?

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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: any amount of alcohol can cause gastritis and the more consumed the more likely the gastritis.
Last updated Sep 26, 2014

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