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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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Does gastritis ever go away? Can the symptoms go away?

Gastritis: Yes! if you take proper dietary precautions and treat the etiology for your symptoms. See a GI specialist. ...Read more

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Does gastritis ever go away? Keep getting different answers

Does gastritis ever go away? Keep getting different answers

One size...: Sorry for your frustration. Like many conditions, one size does not fit all. Different people respond to different treatments but it can go away. I use stress management techniques along with natural supplements such as dgl--a type of licorice supplements to help coat the esophagus--with my patients. The very best to you. ...Read more

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Will alcohol gastritis ever go away?

Will alcohol gastritis ever go away?

Sure: It should go away a few days after stopping the alcohol. If you drink daily more than 2-3 drinks, you can have problems with withdrawal symptoms if you stop drinking suddenly. If you are having problems being able to stop, there are many rehab facilities that can help, along with alcoholics anonymous. ...Read more

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How long will my gastritis last? Can it go away on its own?

Wide range of time: First it depends on the depth of the injury. Then you need to identify what caused the injury and stop it. Then the amount of baseline acid production and ability of your body to heal to correct the injury that has already happened. It could if the injury was due to an outside agent llike a very hot pepper, and you have a health stomach that has never been injured before. ...Read more

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I was told I have gastritis. Do I have to live with it? Does it go away/ heal? Once it heal can I go back to my normal diet?

I was told I have gastritis. Do I have to live with it? Does it go away/ heal? Once it heal can I go back to my normal diet?

Cause=Cure: Gastritis just means "inflammation of the stomach." there are many causes of this from medications, like Aspirin and advil, (ibuprofen) to a bacteria, called h. Pylori. Most of the time gastritis is temporary and can be treated so that you will be able to return to your normal diet. Find out the cause, and you'll find out the cure. ...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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Will gastritis from taking iron go away on its own. I have been off the iron for 3 weeks now. Was on iron for 4 months to raise my ferritin levels?

It may.: Hoping you do not use any alcohol or Ibuprofen , it may get better by itself, but better to try some rantidine( zantac) or tagamet (cimetidine) once a day for few weeks.If symptoms persist , then you must see a gastroenterologist to make sure there are no other causes of your "gastritis". ...Read more

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I've had gastritis for 2+ months (not from h pylori), getting better. Will it go away, stay away completely? What can I do to keep me gastritis fre

Depends what: Caused the gastritis in the first place. It could be bacteria, toxins, hyperacidity. Or your symptoms could be caused by something else, such as ulcer, gallstones, pancreatitis. Nothing you can do to completely avoid gastritis, but you should avoid acid foods, milk products, citrus, fats and avoid alcohol, caffeine, aspirin, and NSAID drugs. ...Read more