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Doctor insights on: Sitting Posture Causing Gastritis

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What causes gastritis?

What causes gastritis?

List: Acid, infections (h pylori), chemicals (alcohol), autoimmune (your own immune system attacking the stomach lining), drugs are some of the most common causes.

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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What causes gastritis?

What causes gastritis?

Sirestomach: Gastritis can be caused by multgiple mechanisms. The most common cause os onjestion of irritanta such as achohol or Aspirin which inflame the stomach lining. But be care full gastritis can be mistaken for srious problems as well. If symptoms persist see your doctor.

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Why does gastritis cause so much pain?

Why does gastritis cause so much pain?

Inflammation: Make sure of diagnosis, i.e. Not ulcer etc. See md, meds will help.

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Can fasting or not eating on time cause gastritis?

Can fasting or not eating on time cause gastritis?

Yes: Your stomach continues receiving gastric acid whether you eat or not. Food intake helps buffer against that acidity, so if you don't eat, the gastric acid will irritate your stomach and cause inflammation, what is known as gastritis. Anything that increases this acidity, I.e, medications, anxiety, alcohol, etc worsens the inflammation. Not eating on time can aggravate temporary.

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With gastritis what causes me to have constant hunger??

With gastritis what causes me to have constant hunger??

Gastritis: Gastritis typically does not cause hunger. In fact it usually causes the opposite:? Pain in the upper belly? Feeling bloated, or feeling full after eating a small amount of food? Decreased appetite? Nausea or vomiting? Vomiting blood, or having black-colored bowel movements? Feeling more tired than usual – This happens if people with gastritis get a condition called “anemia.

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Can eating excessively causes gastritis? And how long to heal?

That depends: On what your eating mostly. Certain foods will cause an increased risk of gastritis. Eating in excess can cause obesity, and on a rare occasion an increase in acid secretion that may lead to a gastritis, but overeating in general is not a major risk factor for gastritis.

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Can dayquil cause gastritis?

Yes: 5% of dayquil users have been found to report gastritis/stomach inflammation as a side effect or adverse reaction

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Does gastritis cause headache?

No: On the other hand nausea and vomiting are very commonly associated with migraines and may be mistaken for " gastritis".

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Can stress really cause gastritis?

Can stress really cause gastritis?

Yes: Among other causes, high stress levels can lead to disruption of the mucus layer that protects your stomach tissues from the acid secreted by cells lining your stomach. In turn, stomach acid can damage your stomach. So can other irritants like alcohol.

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What usually causes chronic gastritis?

Anything that is hur: Any strong irritant can cause gastritis. If it is continued for long time, the gastritis becomes chronic. Common causes are frequent alcohol use, chronic pain medication with drugs like Aspirin or motrin. Then there is a common infection with a bacteria called h. Pylori which requires using a several weeks long course of antibiotics, best done under the guidance of a gastroenterologist.

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Definition of gastritis antrum? What causes it? Can it be treated?

Definition of gastritis antrum? What causes it? Can it be treated?

Inflammation: Of lining of lower part of stomach. Can be caused by infection with bacteria h. Pylori, irritants, such as bile backwash, alcohol, some meds, effect of antiiinflammatory meds, other. Rx can include avoidance of irritant, rx of infection, protective coating.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Why does gastritis cause nausea?

Why does gastritis cause nausea?

Irritation to the lining: Of the G.I. tract, especially the stomach lining or mucosa, can activate the receptors responsible for producing nausea.

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Why does gastritis cause diarrhea?

Why does gastritis cause diarrhea?

Various reasons...: The "gut" is all connected, by nerves, muscle fibers running inside the gut wall, and chemical signals (like hormones). If something is irritating one part of the gut (such as the stomach), changes can occur in other parts of the gut (the intestine). So, if stomach irritation leads to the intestine not re-absorbing digestive fluids or to it having faster transit time, there will be diarrhea.

Posture (Definition)

Posture is the position of your body, or ...Read more