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Do allergies to food cause gastritis?

Do allergies to food cause gastritis?

They may: There are many ways to cause distress. First, go see your doctor. Make sure nothing else is causing this. Then try an elimination diet for 30 days, adding foods back one at a time (every 5 days), watch for reactions. You may have outright allergies or food intolerances. Both can cause distress. Meanwhile try dgl (deglycyrrhizinated licorice) before each meal to start to heal the stomach lining. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Gastritis (Definition)

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 you please tell me why fatty food makes gastritis/indigestion worse?

Can you please tell me why fatty food makes gastritis/indigestion worse?

Fat and acid: Fat delays stomach emptying and causes the stomach to make more acid to help digestion. The increase in stomach acid can irritate an area of the stomach that is already irritated (gastritis). ...Read more

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Need to reduce weight and tummy reducing food causing gastritis advise?

Need to reduce weight and tummy reducing food causing gastritis advise?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done (weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/ (depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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Can food allergies or food intolerances cause gastritis both acute and chronic?

Yes, but complicated: In short, yes, food allergies can cause gastritis. Not commonly. The condition where gastritis would occur from food allergies is known as eosinophilic gastritis and is where the stomach lining becomes inflamed from the presentation of allergic foods. This condition is not common but recognized. Food intolerance, theoretically could but many more conditions are more common. ...Read more

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Can you take Tums (calcium carbonate) before eating spicy food and avoid gastritis?

Can you take Tums (calcium carbonate) before eating spicy food and avoid gastritis?

Maybe: If the spicy food gives you gastritis it is clearly not beneficial to you and should be avoided. Tums (calcium carbonate) may help a little but overall you are creating damage. It is the same principle as taking a migraine medication before you eat the triggering foods. Not really a wise choice. ...Read more

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Can I only eat bland foods when I have gastritis?

Only if bothers: There is no data to suggest that foods actually aggravate gastritis. However you can have pain with certain foods like spicy food and you should avoid those foods. ...Read more

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How long should I eat bland foods if I have gastritis?

How long should I eat bland foods if I have gastritis?

Long time.: This probably takes weeks to heal because the therapy (h2 receptor blockers/antagonists, antacids) may be administered over a period of several weeks. Even after therapy, things like not taking nsaids and bland, restricted diet might have to be continued for a long time. ...Read more

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What foods can help against gastritis and stomach inflammation?

What foods can help against gastritis and stomach inflammation?

Avoid what hurts: That is the easy answer. Other things to avoid are caffeine containing drinks and foods. Chocolate, spicy foods. and foods with acidic content may cause problems. Smoking and alcohol will definitely make it worse. If you must eat foods that have these qualities the consider smaller portions. No real things are "good" specially for gastritis though there may be things that feel better than not. ...Read more

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I have gastritis for 12 yrs now. Lately my upper stomach hurts a lot max 6 hrs. I have meds, I don't eat food that can trigger gastritis.

I have gastritis for 12 yrs now. Lately my upper stomach hurts a lot max 6 hrs. I have meds, I don't eat food that can trigger gastritis.

Time to get: Re-examined by a doctor. You may have a different condition now such as gallstones, maybe need antibiotics for h. Pylori gastritis, could have something else like esophagitis or stomach ulcer, etc. See your doctor or a gastroenterologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Been vomitting, and have noticed what looks like coffe grounds, bile, blood, and undigested food? Have gastroparesis and reactive gastritis

Need to be seen: Vomiting blood and coffee ground appearing material needs to be evaluated urgently, if not emergently. Large blood loss is possible through the GI tract. Do not delay an evaluation. ...Read more

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I take esomeprazole for erosive gastritis. Food is getting stuck. Gp referred to check it's not proceeded to more serious. What can more serious be?

I take esomeprazole for erosive gastritis. Food is getting stuck. Gp referred to check it's not proceeded to more serious. What can more serious be?

Dysphagia: In the setting of reflux disease, food getting stuck (dysphagia) is fairly common. It is usually due to inflammation of the end of the esophagus, but occasionally Is due to more serious things, such as esophageal cancer. It is unlikely that you have cancer, but it is important to evaluate the cause. The esophagus can be dilated to normal size at the same time, solving the problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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What foods to avoid when you have gastritis?

What foods to avoid when you have gastritis?

Gastritis: Gastritis is an inflammatory condition of the stomach lining. You should be checked for the presence of a bacteria called heliobacter pylori which would require treatment with medication for two weeks. You want to avoid aspirin, ibuprofen, alcohol, smoking, caffeine, acidic and carbonated beverages, mint, chocolate and any food that you notice that makes your stomach feel worse. ...Read more

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What foods are good when you have gastritis?

Bland foods.: Bland, non-irritating foods are probably best, like strained vegetables, non-spicy or acidic foods. Basic breads, oats, and fruits like prunes may also help. ...Read more

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I have gastritis. What foods should I avoid?

I have gastritis. What foods should I avoid?

Diet: First, stop irritants such as alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, meds like advil (ibuprofen) or aspirin, carbonated beverages, fruit juices. Then eat a fiber-rich diet. Foods containing flavonoids, like apples, celery, cranberries (including cranberry juice), onions, garlic, and tea may stop the growth of h. Pylori, the bacteria that may be causing it.
Avoid high fat foods. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat when suffering with gastritis?

Bland diet: Foods high in fiber like fruits and vegetables that have peels
fruits. Apples, peaches, pears, oranges, applesauce, grapes, banana, kiwis and melons
pasta, cooked rice, mashed potatoes, cream of wheat, oatmeal, crackers, and bread
fish, seafood, chicken and turkey. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat when suffering with gastritis?

Bland Foods: Avoid spicy foods, hot peppers, alcohol, over eating at one time and don't worry.
Take zantac (ranitidine) 300 mg. Every night for 2 months. ...Read more

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What food and medicine can help reduce pain from gastritis?

What food and medicine can help reduce pain from gastritis?

Gastritis: Foods you should avoid include spicy foods, tomato sauce, greasy or fried food, red meats. Medications to reduce symptoms include zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid, Prilosec or prevacid. There is also a chance that gastritis is caused by a bacteria called h. Pylori and would require antibiotics. See your physician for further testing if your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What are the best foods for easing the symptoms of gastritis?

Gastritis: If your symptoms are truly due to gastritis, the answer is to treat the underlying cause of the gastritis. Adjusting your diet will not make much difference. I usually tell people to avoid any particular foods that give them trouble while you are treating the underlying problem. If you have not seen your doctor or a gastroenterologist, seek them out to find the cause. Good luck. ...Read more

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What foods are safe to eat (and which should I avoid) to stop my gastritis flare-ups?

What foods are safe to eat (and which should I avoid) to stop my gastritis flare-ups?

2 issues to consider: If Helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with gastritis then treatment is requisite. Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are several antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating H.pylori. After completion of antibiotics, check stool to document clearance. Regarding diet, pls re-ask. ...Read more

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I suffer from gastritis, thus it is not chronical, I would like to know which food I should avoid?

Gastritis: Diet depends on what is the cause of gastritis. Gastritis is not normal and you should see your doctor for an examination to determine the cause and then treat the cause. E.G. An infection with h. Pylori can cause gastritis and be cured with antibiotics. You must find the cause. ...Read more

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What foods are best to eat when you have chronic gastritis?

What foods are best to eat when you have chronic gastritis?

Avoid what hurts: That is the easy answer. Other things to avoid are caffeine containing drinks and foods. Chocolate, spicy foods. and foods with acidic content may cause problems. Smoking and alcohol will definitely make it worse. If you must eat foods that have these qualities the consider smaller portions. ...Read more

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I'm diabetic with gastritis what's a list of foods I can eat?

Eat Healthy.: No specific foods to avoid. As a diabetic eat a healthy diet with general avoidance of high simple sugar intake. There is no prohibition on any food, but you should use common sense and measure bg to get an idea of which foods are reasonable and which are not. If gastritis is due to medications, treatment is to avoid those meds or add additional protective treatment not avoid foods. ...Read more

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I m a 18 year old boy, is there a way that gastritis never come again and I can eat any food like others do.

I m a 18 year old boy, is there a way that gastritis never come again and I can eat any food like others do.

First, get a history: By going to a good doctor he/she should sit down with you get a detailed history of what foods cause you such gastric problems. You also have to consider hyper Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. You should be able to have this worked out and resolved. Try to see a good GI person and if you have had any tests done on you, bring them with you. Read up before your appt. On www. Mayoclinic. Com or www. Johnsho ...Read more

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I have gastritis please solve my problem. I was feel little pain and burning when I ate some oily or chilli foods.

Gut flora imbalance: Intolerance to oily food may indicate gall bladder disease.
Eat plain yogurt twice daily.
Kefir is a russian yogurt drink full of probiotics-
good bacteria you need to balance your gut.
Probiotcs in the form of cap or tab may be added for 1-2 months. For pain take dgl- a chemical variant of licorice. ...Read more