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Doctor insights on: Pathophysiology Of Acute Gastritis

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Can acute gastritis turn into chronic gastritis?

Can acute gastritis turn into chronic gastritis?

Yes.: Acute means "short term". Chronic means "long term". Wait long enough and if something doesn't get better, acute becomes chronic. Over what period of time different diseases become chronic varies. ...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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How can I deal wiith case of acute gastritis in emergency department?

???: If you go to ED I am sure the doctors will help you to deal with it. Depending on the severity - if mild you could try dietary changes like no alcohol, no smoking, no spicy or greasy foods for a bit. Choose more easily digestable items- bananas, cracker, bread and clear liquids to see if you get relief. In addition OTC Maalox or Zantac (ranitidine) may be helpful but do not choose meds over diet change. ...Read more

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What is acute gastritis?

What is acute gastritis?

Stomach's a mess: Acute gastritis refers to a condition were the inside lining of the stomach gets inflammed. Multiple causes. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do about acute gastritis that is recurring?

Yes: Gastritis is a disease of habits. It is important to talk to your physician or Gastroenterologist to find out what habits you need to change. Common triggers are: tobacco, alcohol, soda, coffee, tomato based foods, NSAIDs (Ibuprofen, Naprosyn), skipping meals, and chocolate. If any of these are things you do every day, stop doing them and you will feel better! ...Read more

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How do I know for sure that my acute gastritis is going away and not getting worse or changed its symptoms.? I have it six months. Stopped smoking..

Check with your doc: After 6 months it is not acute anymore.

Congratulations: you stopped smoking!

you want to check with your doc to be safe. He/she may recommend a gastroscopy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have acute gastritis during the beginning of pregnancy?

Is it normal to have acute gastritis during the beginning of pregnancy?

Morning sickness: Early pregnancy can cause stress on the digestive system. Morning sickness is common. Avoid spicy food, caffiene, or alcohol. Do not take asa, or Motrin as they irritate the stomache, drink milk and check with your ob/gyn doctor what else you can do. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with acute gastritis my periods have gotten back to normal but this month no sign of it yet?

Diagnosed with acute gastritis my periods have gotten back to normal but this month no sign of it yet?

NOT RELATED TO GASTR: Your delayed period is not related to your gastritis and you need to find out if you are pregnant if you are sexually active and have had unprotected sex.Otherwise consult your Gyn Doctor ...Read more

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The dr said it was acute gastritis causing acid reflux with inflamed liver. How can gastritis inflame the liver? Dr said that was what happened.

Hard to say: Gastritis does not usually inflame the liver, but it is possible you have liver enzyme abnormalities and may need to be evaluated for hepatitis or gallbladder problems. You may also have gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) with or without gastritis. I suggest that you talk with your doctor again to clarify things since they know the whole story. ...Read more

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How long does it take for acute gastritis to heal... my doctor prescribed zantac (ranitidine)... I take it twice a day.

How long does it take for acute gastritis to heal... my doctor prescribed zantac (ranitidine)... I take it twice a day.

More info: It depends on what caused the gastritis. did your doctor check for h pylori infection, or do endoscopy? Usually over-the-counter Nexium (esomeprazole) would be stronger than Zantac. When properly diagnosed and treated, gastritis usually resolves within a month or so. ...Read more

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Have acute gastritis. Really bad nausea can't even eat 3 crackers w/o getting nausea. Have zofran but doesn't always work. Also hv carafate (sucralfate) what next?

Have acute gastritis. Really bad nausea can't even eat 3 crackers w/o getting nausea. Have zofran but doesn't always work. Also hv carafate (sucralfate) what next?

PPI: If you have gastritis, an H2 blocker or proton pump inhibitor (PPI) may help your symptoms. Ur may also need a urea breath test or stool test to rule out H. Pylori infection. If positive, ur will also need antibiotics. In the meantime, can add melanoma/maalox until H2/PPI start working. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with acute gastritis. The nausea has since stopped but cant shake off diarrhoe. How long should it last? Still taking antibiotics.

I was diagnosed with acute gastritis. The nausea has since stopped but cant shake off diarrhoe. How long should it last? Still taking antibiotics.

Since diarrhea: Is not usually a symptom of the gastritis it could very well be due to the antibiotics...a simple "home remedy is YOGURT (PROBIOTICS). ..an attempt to replace some of the normal intestinal "residents" Hope this is helpful

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Is it possible to have acute gastritis without pain? After drinking, I threw up blood but did not have any pain, just nausea and loss of appetite.

Is it possible to have acute gastritis without pain? After drinking, I threw up blood but did not have any pain, just nausea and loss of appetite.

Gastritis: You may have gastric distal esophageal irritation erosion / reflux without significant pain and the alcohol caused the eroded area to bleed. Would follow up witht GI may benefit from endoscopy, checking for H pylori and treatment with ranitidine/ prevecid which in the US is over the counter ...Read more

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Just diagnosed with acute gastritis and ulcerative colitis. When will I have a bowel movement?

Often: Actually patients with ulcerative colitis who have an acute flare up may have bloody diarrhea. I would seek treatment from a gastroenterologist or colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with acute gastritis and low potassium & magnesium. I also had a UA ictotest that was positive. Doctor not concerned. Should I be?

Diagnosed with acute gastritis and low potassium & magnesium. I also had a UA ictotest that was positive. Doctor not concerned. Should I be?

About what: Would you be concerned. If you have recovered from the acute illness you are back to where you were before it.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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How to tell if my gastritis is hereditary, chronic or acute?

Biopsy: Gastric biopsy plays important role to diagnose gastritis and to understand what type of gastritis you have: acute or chronic, helicobacter pylori associated or not? Biopsy - microscopic evaluation of gastric tissue to document malignancy or benign appearence of tissue.
Thank you for question. ...Read more