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Doctor insights on: Methotrexate And Gastritis

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How to cure gastritis?

How to cure gastritis?

Gastritis: Gastritis is a temporary state, and means inflammation of the stomach lining. Start with focusing on your diet, eliminate any foods that cause your stomach to hurt. Keep track of how you feel after meals in a diary. Many times using a acid suppressor medication like Nexium or Protonix on a regular schedule will result in cure over the next 4-6 weeks. Pepcid is another good option. Hang in there!! ...Read more

Methotrexate (Definition)

Methotrexate was originally used in the early 1950's as a treatment for cancer but was also found to be effective in many other diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It has anti inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties which make it an excellent first line therapy for RA ...Read more


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Had gastritis what to do?

Had gastritis what to do?

Gastritis: The treatment for gastritis depends on the cause. Gastritis is a generic term for inflammation of the stomach. Often this is from excessive stomach acid which can be treated effectively with antacids or acid blocking medications. Recommend physician evaluation if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Can gastritis cured permanently?

Can gastritis cured permanently?

Yes: Yes, gastritis can be cured permanently.
The key is to identify and address the cause.
One common cause is infection with H. Pylori bacteria. Successfully treating this can be a cure; natural therapies can help; see http://tinyurl. Com/zt5dfvk
In Chinese medicine it may be caused by excess liver heat and herbal treatments can correct.
I have also had success curing gastritis with homeopathy. ...Read more

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Signs of a person who has gastritis?

Signs of a person who has gastritis?

Pain ; vomiting: Vomiting is characteristic of inflammation of the stomach that can be caused by an or an ulcer. If it affects only the stomach (exclusively vomiting), then it's a "gastritis". Diarrhea is also noted, then the small intestines (an "enteritis"" may also be involved. ...Read more

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What should I eat if I have gastritis?

Bland diet: Eat foods that have few additives and spices. Fruits, vegetables and grains are good sources of these. Avoid spicey, citrus and dense foods as they can further irritate the lining of the stomach. ...Read more

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Is it normal for gastritis to come and go?

No: If the causative factor lingers then it can. But ppis are pretty good give complete relief. ...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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Their is any relation betwen gastritis and extrasystols?

Possibly at a mind/: Brain level which controls both stomach acid secretion & heart rate, second by second, 24/7. As embodied Soul↔Mind↔Brain↔Body creatures, sending over 1, 000, 000 orders/second brain to body, with similar feedback, what would one expect? ...Read more

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How to treat gastritis?

What's the cause?: The suffix "itis" means "inflammation". The prefix "gastro" means "stomach." the term "gastritis" thus means an "inflamed stomach." the term is often used imprecisely to mean stomach upset, which can derive from both acid ; non-acid causes, slow emptying of the stomach, h.Pylori infection, atrophic ; hypersecretory problems. Start with acid blockers, diet modification, avoid alcohol/tobacco. ...Read more

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How to avoid gastritis?

Healthy diet: I recommend a healthy diet and avoid alcohol, spicy foods, and medication that can irritate the stomach. ...Read more

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Is gastritis contagious?

No: It is not contagious; however, there are people who have gastritis secondary to the bacterium, helicobacter pylori. ...Read more

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Gastritis-is it contagious?

Gastritis: One of the cause of gastritis is infection with bacteria called Helicobacter pylori. It can be diagnosed by blood test and stool test and can be treated easily.
http://patient. Info/health/gastritis ...Read more

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How contagious is gastritis?

Depends: Usually isolated gastritis may not be infective at all, but rather due to toxins, materials in foods, and so on. Sometimes helicobacter pylorii is the cause and is not easily transmissible. When viral it may be transmitted to others but the route will depend upon the type of virus. Not a very specific answer, but a complex subject. ...Read more

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Diffused inflammatory gastritis?

See below: It depends on the cause. Symptoms like these can only be adequately diagnosed through a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have gastritis what should I drink?

Gastritis: There are certain things you should avoid such as: soft drinks, coffee, tomatoes, orange juice, fatty and spicy food, there are over the counter medications that can help (Prilosec otc, Zantac (ranitidine) ect...) if your symptoms do not improve after avoiding the above or with medication, you may need to have an endoscopy for furhter evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it o.K. To tan while on methotrexate?

Is it o.K. To tan while on methotrexate?

No: While this is actually unlikely to cause problems, sunburn may be more likely while using methotrexate. Though it may depend on why and how you're using it. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: methotrexate?

Standard therapy: Methotrexate was originally used in the early 1950's as a treatment for cancer but was also found to be effective in many other diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It has anti inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties which make it an excellent first line therapy for RA and other rheumatologist diseases. ...Read more

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Is eating an overripe melon bad for gastritis?

Yes: The acidity of the fermented fruit could make gastritis worse. ...Read more

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Can gastritis cause cancer?

Can gastritis cause cancer?

Gastritis and Cancer: Several types of gastric cancer are closely related to infection with helicobacter pylori, which typically causes a chronic gastritis. Also, patients with autoimmune gastritis may develop a type of metaplasia that is a step towards cancer as well. So taking care to have dyspepsia or stomach pains evaluated is a good idea. ...Read more

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Can Flagyl cause gastritis?

Can Flagyl cause gastritis?

While flagyl cures: C.diff, it is possible for it to cause gastritis in an otherwise normal gut. ...Read more

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Best treatment for gastritis?

Gastric rest: Try not to eat too much spicy foods or milk products. This usually will resolve in less than 1 week. ...Read more

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Does gastritis cause diarrhea?

It can...: When I am considering a patient with diarrhea, I don't think of gastritis as a possible etiology, but inflammation of the stomach can provoke loose stools as more of an associated symptom with whatever is causing the gastritis. ...Read more

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Any methotrexate side effects?

Any methotrexate side effects?

Plenty : XX oral dos: Methotrexate is a surprisingly effective drug for many forms of arthritis and the consensus 1st choice for RA by the acr and eular (european). The oral dosage is more problematic because of variable absorption and first-pass effect through liver. It is completely absorbed with sucutaneous injection and doesn't bolus liver. Hair loss can be a problem. Everyone should take 2mg of folic acid. ...Read more

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Can laxatives cause gastritis?

May or may not: What laxative do you take, there are many laxatives. Also, gastritis is a very specific medical term, which means gastric inflammation. ...Read more

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How to treat chronic gastritis?

Depends on cause: If h pylori - that can be treated with antibiotics, if NSAIDs - can avoid using them. Lot of chronic gastritis is idiopathic though, and there is no specific treatment for that besides trying to get you feel better. ...Read more

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Gastritis (Definition)

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