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What is gastritis?

What is gastritis?

Stomach irritation: The lining of your stomach can sometimes be irritated. This can last for days to possibly weeks. If the problem worsens you can have an ulcer that perforates (bursts through) the wall of the stomach itself.
Have your private doctor start acid reducer medicine, and continue to watch your symptoms. Hopefully you will get better soon. Good luck. ...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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What is gastritis?

Inflamation: Gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach, and has many possible causes.[1] the main acute causes are excessive alcohol consumption or prolonged use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (also known as nsaids) such as Aspirin or ibuprofen. Sometimes gastritis develops after major surgery, traumatic injury, burns, or severe infections. Gastritis may also occur in those who have had weight loss surgery resulting in the banding or reconstruction of the digestive tract. Chronic causes are infection with bacteria, primarily helicobacter pylori, chronic bile reflux, and stress; certain autoimmune disorders can cause gastritis as well. The most common symptom is abdominal upset or pain. Other symptoms are indigestion, abdominal bloating, nausea, and vomiting and pernicious anemia. ...Read more

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What is gastritis?

Inflammation: Any type of inflammation or irritation of the inner lining of the stomach is called gastritis. This can be due to an ulcer, cancer, a tube rubbing on the stomach, or an infection like h. Pylori. The cause must be determined so that the right therapy can be suggested. An endoscopy is often helpful in determining the cause. ...Read more

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What is gastritis?

Inflammation: Gastritis is a pathologic diagnosis of inflammation in the stomach. It can be caused be a variety of etiologies. ...Read more

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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. ...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. ...Read more

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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

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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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How do I stop gastritis pain?

How do I stop gastritis pain?

See details: Identify the cause first. Have a gastroenterologist evaluate the issue. I would urge evaluation rather than trying to self treat with otc meds. ...Read more

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How come I developed gastritis?

Various causes: Gastritis usually develops when your stomach's protective layer becomes weakened or damaged. Gastritis can occur suddenly or develop over weeks and months:
causes include bacterial infection with h. Pylori, excessive use of nsaids (motrim, alleve), long term alcohol use, excess bile secretion/reflux, and other chronic conditions (chron's disease, autoimmune conditions, hiv). May need md eval. ...Read more

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Is isagenix good for gastritis?

There is no evidence: There is no evidence to support that it is good for gastritis ...Read more

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I have gastritis, what can I do?

Gastritis: There are multiple causes of gastritis.
H.pylori infection can cause gastritis which is treatable and you need to see a gastroenterologist to perform urease test or biopsy. You may have gastric ulcer or eaten fried food etc. See your gastroenterologist. ...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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What are the types of gastritis?

Many reasons: Gastritis is inflammation of the stomach lining. The only true common reason is infection with h pylori and rarely autoimmune gastritis. Majority of what doctors call gastritis is actually irritation of mucosa for example from medications like aleve, (naproxen) Ibuprofen etc. And also alcohol, smoking etc. ...Read more

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How can I cure my mild gastritis?

How can I cure my mild gastritis?

Antacids: I would start with some over the counter antacids like omeprazole, and if it is not improving be evaluated by your physician. Avoid Ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin, alcohol, tea, coffee, and other acidic drinks. ...Read more

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What is chronic inactive gastritis?

Not a valid: Diagnosis. What you stated is not a valid clinical diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can I take for gastritis pain?

What can I take for gastritis pain?

Gastritis: Oral medications such as Tums and mylanta are still the quickest. Pepcid and zantac (ranitidine) can help stop it and keep it away. If you continue to have problems you need to be evaluated by your physician. ...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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I have gastritis since last 15 days?

Odd: Does it persist throughout the entire day, does it come and go, does it improve or worsen with food are questions your doctors will ask you. Bottom line, it shouldn't persist for that long unless you are having increased acidity secondary to acid indigestion or possibly GERD. To see if acidity is the culprit, try to take an antacid like Zantac (ranitidine) 150mg, if that doesn't help follow up with your Doctor ...Read more

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What are home remedies for gastritis?

Home rx of gastritis: Currently the home remedies are quite good. Starting with otc antacids, you can then move up to otc zantac, (ranitidine) or even better, otc prilosec. Remember that these otc drugs are provided in just half their usually prescribed dosages, so you may need to double up. Diet changes--reducing acids, alcohol, soda, coffee will also help. Reducing stress through relaxatin will help. Last resort: h pylori test. ...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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Are there home remedies for gastritis?

Gastritis: First, avoid foods that exacerbate symptoms: fats, fried foods, spicy foods, caffeine/pop, medications like nsaids. Tums, (calcium carbonate) etc or sodium bicarbonate may help relieve symptoms. Otc acid blockers are available, but if you need one of those, you should be evaluated by a doc to determine the cause & optimal treatment. ...Read more

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Why does gastritis cause so much pain?

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

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How long does gastritis take to heal?

How long does gastritis take to heal?

Weeks likely.: This probably takes weeks to heal because the therapy (h2 receptor blockers/antagonists, antacids) may be administered over a period of several weeks. Even after therapy, things like not taking nsaids and bland, restricted diet might have to be continued for a long time. ...Read more