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Why does gastritis cause shortness of breath?

Why does gastritis cause shortness of breath?

Not sure : Gastritis is defined as inflammation of the stomach lining due to high levels of acid production. Other causes include using pain killers ( Aspirin , Indomethacin etc). Gastroesophageal reflux ( heartburn) is associated with the above conditions . There is association between uncontrolled heart burn and asthma though it is controversial. I do not see a direct link between gastritis and breathing. ...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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Could gastritis cause shortness of breath and fatigue?

Could gastritis cause shortness of breath and fatigue?

Yes.: Can cause sob especially if this is due to reflux. This can also cause spasm of the airways and cause wheeze.
Fatigue can also be due to anemia from gastritis. Depends on severity. Need to follow up with md or GI doctor. ...Read more

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Can gastritis cause shortness of breath and unnecessary heart beats?

Can gastritis cause shortness of breath and unnecessary heart beats?

No: Gastritis is inflammation of the stomach lining. It should not cause difficulty breathing or extra heartbeats. Upper abdominal or chest discomfort associated with these symptoms may be a sign of heart disease. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can gastritis give you shortness of breath nausea and palpitations?

Can gastritis give you shortness of breath nausea and palpitations?

Gastritis: Is inflammation of the lining of the stomach.It may cause nausea but not palpitations of shortness of breath.

Heart disease can cause palpitations, nausea, shortness of breath along with chest pain radiating to l shoulders, arm hand and jaw and associated profuse sweating, dizziness and sense of impending doom ( or any combination thereof). ...Read more

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Went to ER last week, diagnosed Gastritis, now diarrhea, had shortness of breath, stopped sucralfate yesterday, now feel like there's lump in throat,?

Gastritis: Tested for H pylori - a bacteria that complicates gastritis?. Since there is a "lump in throat " -concerns about allergic reaction to sucralafate go to ER(may also be reflux). Discuss use of ranitidine/ prevacid ( unless previous reaction) and h pylori which needs antibiotics . f/u/ w/ GI for endoscopy check for eosinophilic esophagitis, avoid NSAIDS caffeine, alcohol but go to ER today. ...Read more

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Can gastritis (i was diagnosed by egd) & GERD cause shortness of breath/some breathlessness, full stomach, chest/throat tightness and minor burning?

Can gastritis (i was diagnosed by egd) & GERD cause shortness of breath/some breathlessness, full stomach, chest/throat tightness and minor burning?

GERD: Gerd can cause all of your symptoms. You should speak to the gastroenterologist who did the egd about going on a proton pump inhibitor to cure the symptoms you describe. If you are obese, loss of weight would also be helpful. ...Read more

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When you have gastritis why do u feel so sick if u eat heavy spices. I felt short of breath and dizzy?

When you have gastritis why do u feel so sick if u eat heavy spices. I felt short of breath and dizzy?

Yes: Many people have felt shortness of breath at times of taking a meal. Usually, these meals will have certain characteristics. Some of these characteristics are,
heavy meals
taking meals too fast
too acidic or spicy
excessive fatty foods
contains allergens. ...Read more

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I have gastritis and have been taking lortab can that give me inflammation in my stomach i feel a lil short of breath?

I have gastritis and have been taking lortab can that give me inflammation in my stomach i feel a lil short of breath?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thotoughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Can amox clav 875 irritate my gastritis to the point where i feel lightheaded, short of breath and bad cough?

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Maybe: Augmentin's main adverse effect is gastrointestinal distress, so yes, it could exacerbate symptoms of your gastritis; however, shortness of breath and cough are all respiratory issues, so i would not necessarily attribute these to the augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). ...Read more

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I have gastritis had a few drinks last night and today my stomach feels swollen short of breath dizzy what can I do?

Stop alcohol,: I recommend that you stop alcohol and eat
a bland diet of smaller meals. You should
start an otc acid blocker such as prilosec
once to twice daily. Your shortness of breath
and dizzyness could be due to anemia as a
result of having a bleeding ulcer. If your
symptoms persist you should consult your
physician or a specialist such as a gastro-
enterologist. ...Read more

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Can Lipitor (atorvastatin) make you feel tired, shaky, sore like you just went to the gym for 10 hours straight, short of breath and mess with your stomach gastritis?

Possibly: It can cause muscle aches and even something serious called rhabdomyolysis. You should see your doctor and have some bloodwork done, especially if you notice that your urine is dark. That can be a sign of muscle breakdown. Stop the Lipitor (atorvastatin) until you see your doc. ...Read more

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I have gastritis why after eating a solid meal did i feel short of breath? Could it be the amox clav swelled up my stomach?

I have gastritis why after eating a solid meal did i feel short of breath? Could it be the amox clav swelled up my stomach?

Reflux?: You may be having gastroesophageal reflux which can cause bronchospasm. The bronchospasm, in turn, could be causing your shortness of breath. There are good prescription meds to treat reflux so see your doctor. Treating the reflux should prevent the symptom from occurring! ...Read more

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Can severe gastritis cause heart racing issues and shortness of breathe?

Can severe gastritis cause heart racing issues and shortness of breathe?

Maybe: Irritations in the gastrointestinal tract can result in palpitations. Treatment of the gastritis may lead to decreased symptoms. Full cardiac evaluation would be recommended. Acid blockers, probiotics and or antibiotics may be used to treat the gastritis. Control of the irregular heart beat may need antiarrhythmia medications to bring them under control and improve the symptoms such as sob. ...Read more

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Why im shortness of breath?

Why im shortness of breath?

Many causes: You should really be evaluated. It can be from deconditioning, heart problems, lung problems, smoking, kidney problems, thyroid problems...Etc. See this link for more details: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/shortness-of-breath/my00119. ...Read more

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What is considered shortness of breath?

Short of breath: Generally a feeling of increased work to breathe is considered 'shortness of breath', generally the respiratory rate is increased at those times. ...Read more

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What are the causes of shortness of breath?

Shortness of breath: This is a symptom of not getting enough air. It can be caused by many things. If the person is normal but there isn't enough oxygen, if the person over exerts. If there isn't enough red blood cells in the blood. If the lungs don't work well, heart dysfunction, abnormal respiratory mechanics. ...Read more

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Can you die from shortness of breath?

Can you die from shortness of breath?

Can happen: Yes depending on how severe and what is causing it. It is important that you seek medical help right away if you experience uncommon shortness of breath. ...Read more

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What is cause of shortness of breath?

Many causes: Shortness of breath has many potential causes, many benign but some serious. If associated with other symptoms or progressive, professional medical assessment is prudent. Blood tests (looking for anemia, etc.), cardiac and pulmonary abnormalities can be sorted out fairly easily. Then the underlying causes for those abnormalities can be sought. Psychological causes can be responsible as well. ...Read more

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What would cause shortness of breath?

What would cause shortness of breath?

Big list: Shortness of breath is due to a demand for oxygen by your body in excess of your capacity to deliver it. This can be due to anemia, heart dysfunction, lung disease or airway problems. These will all be aggravated by exercise and if severe can cause a problem going up stairs or even walking. This needs evaluation by your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Common causes of shortness of breath?

Many!: Lungs: asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia (100 causes), pulm. Embolism ("clot"), pneumothorax, tumor, effusion and more.
Heart: CHF with 100 causes
anemia, thyroid xs or deficiency, obesity, rib cage deformity, paralyzed diaphragm, neuromuscular disorders (ms, als), foreign body, aspiration, psychogenic, hyperventilation, metabolic acidosis. I'm sure i've forgotten a few. ...Read more

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What does shortness of breath feel like?

Elephant on chest: To paraphrase supreme court potter stewart, you'll know it when you feel it. Some people describe shortness of breath as not being able to inhale deep (or deeply enough). Others describe it as if an elephant were sitting on their chest so they couldn't breathe, like someone squeezing you too tightly. You may or may not wheeze when short of breath. Go see your family doc for pulmonary function test. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath and what's the cause of it?

?: Exercise fatigue? pneumonia? asthma? anemia? heart problem? Possibilities are endless without knowing more information that includes any past medical problems, onset of symptoms, severity, exacerbating/relieving factors, coinciding symptoms, etc. ...Read more

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What does it feel like to have shortness of breath?

Difficulty breathing: You will feel hungry for air and as of you need more air and can't get enough. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of shortness of breath?

Many possibilities: You're taking albuterol so asthma & copd/emphysema come to mind. Pleural effusion & pulmonary embolism, too. Bronchitis & pneumonia. Heart attack & heart failure. Abnormal heart rhythm. Pneumothorax. If that's not enough, check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/shortness-of-breath/my00119/dsection=causes. Check w/your doc for thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm 20 and have shortness of breath what could be causing it ?

There are many cause: You are twenty years old and having shortness of breath.We can not tell you on this site what is causing your symptoms
you need to be checked with detailed history and physical examination and some other tests including blood;urine, and if indicated xray chest, ekg and pulmonary function tests
it may be from anemia, pulmonary condition like asthma;others and heart problem
so make an appt and get chec. ...Read more

Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more