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Does gastritis cause weight loss?

Does gastritis cause weight loss?

Weight loss concern: History of "weight loss" is a red-flag to a doctor. It is unlikely your provider will be satisfied that gastritis is of itself sufficient cause for much loss of weight. Stomach upset due to both inflammation & possible associated delayed stomach emptying is expected, but loss of no more than a few pounds is not expected. Gastritis may be secondary to another disease--a search for which is needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Losing Weight is also known as Lose weight. Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Can gastritis cause difficulty in weight loss? Been eating low carb, counting calories, lots of exercise, no weight loss! lots of gas, bloating, cramps

Can gastritis cause difficulty in weight loss? Been eating low carb, counting calories, lots of exercise, no weight loss! lots of gas, bloating, cramps

Yes.: Gastritis can cause improper digestion with gas, bloating, and cramps. This indicates a problem with stomach acid, small intestine enzymes, gut bacteria or combination thereof. Carbohydrates may stay too long in stomach and/or proteins/fats may pass through too quickly resulting in fermentation or putrefaction. Use enzymes, betaine and acidophilus from professional sources for best results. ...Read more

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Can gastritis lead to weight loss even if one eats enough?

Can gastritis lead to weight loss even if one eats enough?

No: Gastritis " inflammation" of the stomach lining alone should not lead to weight loss. If you are experiencing unintentional weight loss then you need to see a doctor as soon as possible for a proper evaluation. Chronic gastritis can sometimes lead to cancer- Please see a doctor! ...Read more

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For 57+ F, is hot flush in the body along with some amount of gastritis & weight loss normal in summer ? Or, could there be serious illness ?

For 57+ F, is hot flush in the body along with some amount of gastritis & weight loss normal in summer ? Or, could there be serious illness ?

Normal in summer: Gastritis and weight loss is not normal at any time. Hot flushes is of concern. I doubt there is a serious illness but to be sure you should see your primary doctor for examination and lab studies. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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I'm losing weight from gastritis, what can I do to prevent more weight loss?

I'm losing weight from gastritis, what can I do to prevent more weight loss?

Discuss w/your: doctor a/or gastroenterologist, particularly if conventional therapy with lifestyle intervention and medication such as zantac or prilosec hasn't been effective. ...Read more

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For 57+ female, does frequent gastritis with 'Orofer XT' result in weight loss 71 -> 68.9 kg over 2-months ?

For 57+ female, does frequent gastritis with 'Orofer XT' result in weight loss 71 -> 68.9 kg over 2-months ?

Need GI consult: Recurrent Gastritis and weight loss does require a GastroEnterologist consult and will need endoscopy to rule out Peptic Ulcer and Cancer of the Stomach.Dont waste time and consult a competent Gastroentrologist asap. ...Read more

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Mother has extreme stomach pain, weight loss, loss of appetite etc she has gastritis. Is it chronic or acute what can she do?

Mother has extreme stomach pain, weight loss, loss of appetite etc she has gastritis. Is it chronic or acute what can she do?

Evaluation: Any persistent abdominal pain with weight loss needs further evaluation. She should be evaluated as soon as possible. The question of whether a condition is acute or chronic is answered based in the duration of the symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...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