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What is viral gastritis? Is it contagious?

What is viral gastritis? Is it contagious?

Yes: A viral infection affecting the upper intestinal tract causing abdominal pain, nause and vomiting. As it is a viral infection, it can be transmitted. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Gastritis (Definition)

The term gastritis is used to denote 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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Gastritis-is it contagious?

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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Can gastritis be contagious?

Yes: If it is caused by the bacteria h pylori and you share food, it can be passed from one family member to another. ...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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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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Is post viral cough contagious?

Is post viral cough contagious?

Probably not...: A post-viral cough is usually due to bronchospasm and residual airway inflammation. Bronchodilator and steroid inhalers are prescribed to treat this so see your doctor for treatment. Since the viral infection is resolved, this is not contagious. ...Read more

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Viral pneumonitis contagious?

Viral pneumonitis contagious?

Pneumonia : Can be. Flu can cause viral pneumonitis which is contagious. ...Read more

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How contagious is viral myositis?

How contagious is viral myositis?

Myositis is a...: Complication of a number of viruses. The virus can be spread but the other person is not likely to get the myositis. ...Read more

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Is post viral bronchitis contagious?

Is post viral bronchitis contagious?

Without symptoms: Viral bronchitis is usually contagious 1-4 days after intiation of illness. However coughing and sneezing spreads contagious droplets with virus from person to person. Most safe if not coughing or sneezing. ...Read more

Contagious (Definition)

One is able to transmit an infection to another by ...Read more