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What is acute gastritis?

What is acute gastritis?

Stomach's a mess: Acute gastritis refers to a condition were the inside lining of the stomach gets inflammed. Multiple causes. ...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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Is there anything i can do about acute gastritis that is recurring?

Is there anything i can do about acute gastritis that is recurring?

Yes: Gastritis is a disease of habits. It is important to talk to your physician or Gastroenterologist to find out what habits you need to change. Common triggers are: tobacco, alcohol, soda, coffee, tomato based foods, NSAIDs (Ibuprofen, Naprosyn), skipping meals, and chocolate. If any of these are things you do every day, stop doing them and you will feel better! ...Read more

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Can acute gastritis turn into chronic gastritis?

Yes. : Acute means "short term". Chronic means "long term". Wait long enough and if something doesn't get better, acute becomes chronic. Over what period of time different diseases become chronic varies. ...Read more

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How can i deal wiith case of acute gastritis in emergency department?

???: If you go to ED I am sure the doctors will help you to deal with it. Depending on the severity - if mild you could try dietary changes like no alcohol, no smoking, no spicy or greasy foods for a bit. Choose more easily digestable items- bananas, cracker, bread and clear liquids to see if you get relief. In addition OTC Maalox or Zantac (ranitidine) may be helpful but do not choose meds over diet change. ...Read more

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How do I know for sure that my acute gastritis is going away and not getting worse or changed its symptoms..?I have it six months. Stopped smoking..

Check with your doc: After 6 months it is not acute anymore. Congratulations: you stopped smoking! you want to check with your doc to be safe. He/she may recommend a gastroscopy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have acute gastritis during the beginning of pregnancy?

Is it normal to have acute gastritis during the beginning of pregnancy?

Morning sickness: Early pregnancy can cause stress on the digestive system. Morning sickness is common. Avoid spicy food, caffiene, or alcohol. Do not take asa, or Motrin as they irritate the stomache , drink milk and check with your ob/gyn doctor what else you can do. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with acute gastritis my periods have gotten back to normal but this month no sign of it yet?

Diagnosed with acute gastritis my periods have gotten back to normal but this month no sign of it yet?

NOT RELATED TO GASTR: Your delayed period is not related to your gastritis and you need to find out if you are pregnant if you are sexually active and have had unprotected sex.Otherwise consult your Gyn Doctor ...Read more

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The dr said it was acute gastritis causing acid reflux with inflamed liver. How can gastritis inflame the liver? Dr said that was what happened.

Hard to say: Gastritis does not usually inflame the liver, but it is possible you have liver enzyme abnormalities and may need to be evaluated for hepatitis or gallbladder problems. You may also have gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) with or without gastritis. I suggest that you talk with your doctor again to clarify things since they know the whole story. ...Read more

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Why would doc say it's acute gastritis and not gallstones?

Difference between 2: Acute gastritis refers to sudden inflammation in the wall of the stomach. It is most commonly caused by medications (NSAIDS), infection (H. Pylori) or excessive alcohol consumption. Pain is often in the upper abdomen. Inflammation from gallstones (cholecystitis) usually causes pain in the right upper abdomen, under the ribs. Pain is worst after eating fatty meals. Speak to your doc. ...Read more