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Can chronic gastritis be cured?

Can chronic gastritis be cured?

Depends on cause: Common cause is infection with bacteria, h. Pylori, which can also cause acute gastritis, ulcers, and is a factor in stomach cancer and lymphoma. Can be rx'd with antibiotics and anti-ulcer meds. Chronic gastritis can be autoimmune in nature, associated with vitamin B12 deficiency sometimes. Different disease process; not "cured", managed. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Gastritis (Definition)

The term gastritis is used to denote inflammation associated with mucosal injury in the stomach. Gastritis is commonly a result of infectious or autoimmune diseases, although it can also result from drugs, extreme stress ...Read more


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Can chronic gastritis be cured with pump inhibitors?

Maybe : Chronic gastritis is a pathological diagnosis. It requires a biopsy. It's not a clinical diagnosis meaning based on symptoms alone. Chronic gastritis could be active or inactive. Active can be treated with acid supression if related to acid. It could be h. Pylori and need 2 -3 antibiotics and a ppi. Or it could be due to NSAIDs. Which require stopping nsaids(aspirin, Advil etc). ...Read more

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Apple cider viniger cures chronic gastritis?

Apple cider viniger cures chronic gastritis?

Depends: There are many causes of chronic gastritis. H.Pylori is one cause and apple cider vinegar has been observed to inhibit its growth along with other natural remedies like aloe and coconut oil. Both alcohol and vinegar can release histamine which increases stomach acid. Listen to your body. ...Read more

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Chronic gastritis sintomas?

Abdominal pain: abdominal pain is the main symptoms (mid abdominal area, in the upper abdomen). also nausea, bloating, heartburn are common ...Read more

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What usually causes chronic gastritis?

Anything that is hur: Any strong irritant can cause gastritis. If it is continued for long time, the gastritis becomes chronic. Common causes are frequent alcohol use, chronic pain medication with drugs like Aspirin or motrin. Then there is a common infection with a bacteria called h. Pylori which requires using a several weeks long course of antibiotics, best done under the guidance of a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Help please? How I should treat chronic gastritis?

Help please? How I should treat chronic gastritis?

Depends on cause: would eradicate h pylori if you have it, try to cut down or avoid NSAIDs. PPI can help with symptoms. ...Read more

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What can I include in my diet for treating chronic gastritis?

What can I include in my diet for treating chronic gastritis?

Suggestions 4 ulcer: Once you've ruled out &/or treated H.pylori and avoided nsaid's, combine acid suppression medication with the following: minimize meal size as well as intake of alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, fatty/fried foods, fizzy drinks. Advice changes, of course, if ulcers are due to crohn's, cancer, "stress-related" (systemic disease), caustic ingestion, etc. Check with diagnosing doctor who knows you best. ...Read more

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If chronic gastritis doesn't go away with medication, what are my next steps?

Nothing serious: Take Nexium (esomeprazole) or prilisec 40 mg. At night for 6 months .Avoid spicy foods and hot peppers. And dont worry. You will get better. ...Read more

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What to do if i was just wondering what would cause you to have a case of chronic gastritis?

Infectious etiology: One of the most common causes of chronic or chronic active gastritis is helicobacter pylori microorganism. Another causes- drug induced gastritis. Gastric biopsy and microscopic evaluation is informative test. In inflammatory bowel disease- chrohn's disease, stomach can be involved and can reveal chronic gastritis with granulomas. ...Read more

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How to treat chronic gastritis?

Depends on cause: if h pylori - that can be treated with antibiotics, if NSAIDs - can avoid using them. lot of chronic gastritis is idiopathic though, and there is no specific treatment for that besides trying to get you feel better. ...Read more