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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

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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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I'm recovering from gastritis and pancreatitis and gallbladder removed. I have pain periodically when I take deep a deep breath. Cause for concern?

Depends: You had gall stone pancreatitis, most likely due to small stones, good gall bladder was removed. If you are free of retained stones in the biliary ducts unlikely to get another attach of pancreatitis. Second concern will get fluid in the chest (effusion) see your doctor most likely will order a chest x-ray, will take couple of wks to recover. Most likely your gastritis also will subside. ...Read more

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Woke up nauseous and shaky, a lil short breath what can it be? Dehydration? I have gallstones and gastritis

Woke up nauseous and shaky, a lil short breath what can it be? Dehydration? I have gallstones and gastritis

Unclear: Your constellations of symptoms don't point to a issue. Are you having fever and is the shortness of breath still present? Any belly pain? Nausea or vomiting? If so you need to be examined and test done based on your exam and symptoms. ...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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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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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?

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 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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I've had gastritis and it hurts to breath now should I go to the hospital? It seems to be getting worse

Follow your instinct: If you are having trouble breathing, then seek urgent care if you are concerned. May or may not be related to gastritis. Seeking medical attention when you are worried is never "wrong". ...Read more

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Pain in abdomin after gastritis diagnosis I am doubling over and its taking my breath away. Nothing is helping nausea or hurts to push entire area?

Pain in abdomin after gastritis diagnosis I am doubling over and its taking my breath away. Nothing is helping nausea or hurts to push entire area?

A Prisoner of Pain: If it's that bad, whether from gastritis or whatever, you should probably just go back to an urgent care or ER for another evaluation. That's as long as you've taken whatever medication prescribed and watched your diet or have at least tried a good dose of antacid. If so, then it may be something else and there's no use lying on the floor doubled-up like a hostage. Get someone to drive you. ...Read more

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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