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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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Doctors is there a cure for gastritis reading articles on the internet they say there isn't?

Need reason: First the cause of the gastritis must be determined. Then a treatment can be decided upon. Second, one must not be drinking alcohol until the gastritis is resolved! ...Read more

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I take gas x every day . They told me that i may have gastritis... And if gas x is a drug , isn't it bad every day?

I take gas x every day . They  told me that i may have gastritis... And if gas x is a drug , isn't it bad every day?

Not necessarily bad: Gasx is simethicone, which works on gas. Not necessarily bad. However, if you have gastritis, you probably need to deal with the acidity as well. Acid buffers or blockers would help the gastritis greatly. Buffers such as antacids like maalox, mylanta, tums, etc work well. Acid blockers like zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid (histamine blockers) or prilosec/ Prevacid (proton pump inhibitors) are very effective. ...Read more

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I have a low ferritin and normal hemoglobin. Also i have gastritis and can't take iron. How can i raise ferritin level?

I have a low ferritin and normal hemoglobin. Also i have gastritis and can't take iron. How can i raise ferritin level?

Intravenous iron: Iron can be administered intravenously and sufficient amount can be given in one sitting to correct any iron deficiency. You would need to consult your doctor for the need and advisability of this treatment. ...Read more

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Was diagnosed with Gerd and gastritis but doesn't the pain supposed to come and go why is it It agony pain constantly 2 days straight?

Was diagnosed with Gerd and gastritis but doesn't the pain supposed to come and go why is it It agony pain constantly 2 days straight?

Possibly not GERD: GERD and gastritis are 2 diagnoses which are frequently made on a "clinical basis", that is, without further testing to back up the diagnoses. The doctor who made the diagnosis may not have been correct. It is possible that pain from your gallbladder can mimic the pain of gastritis. If you are having nausea/vomiting, fevers/chills, or worsening pain, particularly with movement, go to the ER. ...Read more

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I am suppose to take 2 types of pills for gastritis but I haven't been able to, could anything bad happen? Should I let my doctor know?

Gastritis: Gastrititis, an inflammation of the stomach lining, is a serious condition that should be treated as it can lead to ulceration,bleeding or perforation if it worsens. It usually heals with a bland diet,avoidance of caffeine,nicotine and alcohol and taking daily medicine like prilosec for about a month. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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I had gastritis & gall bladder removed. On medication for both. Now I can't taste food properly. I can eat, just can't taste what I eat.

I had gastritis & gall bladder removed. On medication for both. Now I can't taste food properly. I can eat, just can't taste what I eat.

Post-surgical : How long ago was your surgery ? It is possible that you may experience these type of effects for weeks after surgery. Some medications can cause loss of taste as well. Here is a good article: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003050.htm ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with mild gastritis a few years ago and haven't had any symptoms until now. I am also dizzy constantly, and feel unwell is this related?

I was diagnosed with mild gastritis a few years ago and haven't had any symptoms until now. I am also dizzy constantly, and feel unwell is this related?

Maybe: The symptoms of dizziness might be important if you are having dark stools. It might be a sign of bleeding from your stomach or colon. Certainly would see a doctor for evaluation and a complete blood count. ...Read more

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I have been taking gastrimut and Nexium (esomeprazole) for 2 years now and can't seem to cure my gastritis. I still have pain whenever i eat or drink something wrong?

Could be ulcer: gastritis symptoms or pain with eating which has not responded to treatment with medications could indicate a different problem like an ulcer An evaluation with a doctor and possible endoscopy to look down into stomach might be indicated to help find the right treatment to resolve pain could help you ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


Womb (Definition)

The womb is the inside of the uterus ...Read more