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The immune system developed to tell our own, normal cells (self) from foreign and abnormal cells (non-self). This lets the immune system eliminate viruses, bacteria, fungi and cancer cells from our body without harming normal cells. Sometimes the immune system fails to tell self from non-self and it attacks normal cells, for example in ...Read more
I have Gastritis , no cancer, negative for H poly, Autoimmune. Slow bleed 9 months. I'm at a loss. Dr's do not do anything.
if left can it be seriou?
Look for other cause: Are you seeing blood in your stool?I assume you have iron deficiency anemia. Have you had a colonoscopy? If that didn't show anything and you continue to have anemia, a pillcam will help to look at your small bowel for other potential causes of slow bleeding. I hope this helps! ...Read more
Have what seems 2 be chronic gastritis(also have autoimmune)what foods to avoid? Want2 b healthy.2 day stomach hurt after fetacheese/spinich egg wrap
Food allergy: Foods are definitely involved as causes for some forms of GI problems, eosinophilic esophagitis (eoe) is an example. An elimination diet suggested to help identify the trigger(s) omits the six most common causes: dairy, wheat, egg, soy, peanut and fish / shellfish. If elimination resolves the symptoms and re-introduction causes a return of the symptoms each time, you will have your answer. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with gastritis last 8 yrs . Is there a best and fastest solution to cure my illness? Somebody told me it was already in my system...
Gastritis is curable: But can be recurrent. Any condition that will increase acidity can cause it to flare up such as stress, drinking too much caffeinated drinks, eating spicy foods etc. So minimize or alleviate these contributory factors to reduce the flareups. Follow your dr's advice. If untreated, gastritis may cause acid reflux. Don't worry much about your illness . Focus more on enjoying life cuz it's short. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflamation: Gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach, and has many possible causes. the main acute causes are excessive alcohol consumption or prolonged use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (also known as nsaids) such as Aspirin or ibuprofen. Sometimes gastritis develops after major surgery, traumatic injury, burns, or severe infections. Gastritis may also occur in those who have had weight loss surgery resulting in the banding or reconstruction of the digestive tract. Chronic causes are infection with bacteria, primarily helicobacter pylori, chronic bile reflux, and stress; certain autoimmune disorders can cause gastritis as well. The most common symptom is abdominal upset or pain. Other symptoms are indigestion, abdominal bloating, nausea, and vomiting and pernicious anemia. ...Read more
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