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Why does gastritis sometimes causes diarrhea?

Why does gastritis sometimes causes diarrhea?

Unable to do job: Viral gastroenteritis is the most common cause of self limited diarrhea. Gastritis or inflamation of stomach can also be caused by virus preventing the stomach and intestinal tract from doing its job effectively leading to diarrhea. Another possibility is autoimmune gastritis that can cause diarrhea but more chronic. Other causes of gastritis usually do not cause self limiting diarrhea. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...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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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. ...Read more

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Can gastritis cause diarrhea on a very frequent basis? (Every 2 days)

Can gastritis cause diarrhea on a very frequent basis?  (Every 2 days)

Gastritis: Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining and classically causes upper abdominal burning discomfort without lower gi symptoms. However there may be an associated irritability of the intestinal tract or coexistent irritable bowel syndrome leading to diarrhea. In addition some prescribed medications like protonix (pantoprazole) or maalox may cause diarrhea as well. A gastroenterologist can advise you ...Read more

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Is Prevacid effective for gastritis?nexium (esomeprazole) causes diarrhea for me.also can gastritis cause constipation..have had some of that with gastritis flare up

Is Prevacid effective for gastritis?nexium (esomeprazole) causes diarrhea for me.also can gastritis cause constipation..have had some of that with gastritis flare up

Nexium can't: cause gastritis; however, diarrhea has been reported. Additionally, gastritis, does not necessarily cause constipation. It is time to consult your prescribing physician and, if you are self medicating: STOP! ...Read more

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What can cause atrophic gastritis in the stomach and bleeding of the duodenum bulb and chronic diarrhea? C-diff was negative.

What can cause atrophic gastritis in the stomach and bleeding of the duodenum bulb and chronic diarrhea? C-diff was negative.

H pylori: Consider asking your primary care physician about testing you for h pylori and checking your stool for fecal leukocytes, and ova and parasites. ...Read more

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Does gastritis give you diarrhea?

Does gastritis give you diarrhea?

No: Gastritis is inflammation of the stomach lining. This may be caused by medications such as aspirin, or by an infection associated with ulcers, h. Pylori. I am not aware of any associations between gastritis and diarrhea. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more