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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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Ate and drink to much cause me bloating heartburn diarrhea and gas. Took gas x. Just have gas now but stool a clay color is it gastritis?

Ate and drink to much cause me bloating heartburn diarrhea and gas. Took gas x. Just have gas now but stool a clay color is it gastritis?

See your doctor: Clay colored stools could be a sign of something involving the pancreas so you should be evaluated by a doctor. ...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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I was having gastritis the other day which turned into a chronic diarrhea...Is it a serious issue? How long does the diarrhea last?

R/o infectious diarr: If you have chronic diarrhea (more than 3 weeks)you will need further investigation. Recommend stool cultures for parasites, bacterial cultures and c.Diffcile toxin testing. ...Read more

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Is yellow diarrhea normal when having gastritis?

Is yellow diarrhea normal when having gastritis?

Sometimes: Yellow is one of the typical colors that can occur when you are having loose stool. Please see your healthcare provider if your problem persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with gastritis last Wed & my symptoms started improved but last night ive been having constant diarrhea chills bodyache What's wrong with me?

Diagnosed with gastritis last Wed & my symptoms started improved but last night ive been having constant diarrhea chills bodyache What's wrong with me?

Gastroenteritis: Gastritis should not cause diarrhea with chills and body aches, some thing else going on, may be you are having food poisoning/gastroenteritis. Usually gets better in 2- 3 days if prolongs get it checked out ...Read more

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I've been given ranitidine by my dr for gastritis symptoms, day 5 now and no improvement of symptoms and have today started to get acid like diarrhea... Is this normal? Aldo should mention this is the second time in 12 months, symptoms went away with zant

Gastritis: Not that there is anything wrong with Zantac...but if your having significant symptoms a Proton Pump Inhibitor is best. It needs to be taken on an EMPTY stomach (20 minutes before eating). It is OTC...several brands like Prilosec, Prevacid and Nexium (esomeprazole). Just ask your doctor, If the symptoms are stubborn. Or re-occur...see a GI doc for an endoscopy. ...Read more

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I have gastritis and diarrhea and had my gallbladder removed 2 weeks ago. Are there common symptoms from this type of surgery?

I have gastritis and diarrhea and had my gallbladder removed 2 weeks ago. Are there common symptoms from this type of surgery?

Yes: Yes some of these symptoms are common after gallbladder surgery specially diarrhea the body trying to adjust for the absence of the gallbladder
the gastritis is not that common unless you are reacting to the medicine that have been giving to you after surgery like pain medicine or antibiotic
check with your surgeon I am sure they will be happy to help
good luck and thank you for using health tap ...Read more

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So I have been having diarrhea but I've noticed that my food is not being broken down. I have gastritis and drink ranitidine pills is this normal?

So I have been having diarrhea but I've noticed that my food is not being broken down. I have gastritis and drink ranitidine pills is this normal?

On the one hand. ...: You have been given ranitidine because of the gastritis. On the other hand it can commonly cause diahrrea. There are plenty of other ways of dealing with those two issues. Talk to your doc about the other options. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal gastritis with nexuim? Also is raw honey good in healing it too? Been taking both for a month, now have diarrhea in morn

How long does it take to heal gastritis with nexuim? Also is raw honey good in healing it too? Been taking both for a month, now have diarrhea in morn

Nexium: Is used to control, not cure gastritis. Gastritis can be caused by many issues from diet, to being nervous, to several gastro-intestinal issues. You indicate you have diverticulitis - this might be causing your gastritis. Discus treatment with your treating physician and ask what else you can do to better control all of your issues. ...Read more

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I had an endoscopy now waiting on biospcy findings Summary said non erosive gastritis and duhontintis Have chronic diarrhea several years?

I had an endoscopy now waiting on biospcy findings Summary said non erosive gastritis and duhontintis Have chronic diarrhea several years?

Doubt related...: ...but for your own reassurance, better understanding, and to decide on your next course of testing/treatment, please wait to hear the biopsy results and your doctor's advice before second-guessing these findings. ...Read more

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Dear, I have gastritis. Which antacid is best during Diarrhea- H2 blockers or PPI?

Dear, I have gastritis. Which antacid is best during Diarrhea- H2 blockers or PPI?

Bismuth: Both drug classes have diarrhealisted has a potential side efect. You may want to try Bismuth, such as in Pepto Bismuth. ...Read more

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Gastritis w/diarrhea for 3 months I've been to a gastroenterologist several times, had a colonoscopy, edg, barium MRI found nothing but sill having d?

Chronic Diarrhea: Chronic diarrhea can be due to a lot of things. Stool studies are done to rule out infectious etiogies. Make sure you get tested for thyroid disorder/lactose intolerance/celiac disease/chronic pancreatitis. If all workups are negative, chronic diarrhea might be from ibs (irritable bowel disease) specially if its associated with abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Have been on nexium (esomeprazole) for gastritis a little over 2w, am now having diarrhea about an hour after eating and mild nausea in am. ... Is this normal??

Have been on nexium (esomeprazole) for gastritis a little over 2w, am now having diarrhea about an hour after eating and mild nausea in am. ... Is this normal??

Maybe (not). . .: Sorry for being so vague but nausea & diarrhea are side effects of unknown incidence (http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/nexium-side-effects. Html). So it's best to inform your prescribing doc. ...Read more

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Is it possible that the doctor misdiagnosed me with acute pancreatitis?? Severe gastroentritis? Gastritis? Intestinal problems? Diarrhea 2x in 1 week

Is it possible that the doctor misdiagnosed me with acute pancreatitis?? Severe gastroentritis? Gastritis? Intestinal problems? Diarrhea 2x in 1 week

Pain's NOT normal...: ...but you have provided us none of your test results nor your symptomatic presentation upon which we rely to render an intelligent guess. However, we can neither converse with you nor examine you in this format. If you're unhappy with one provider's diagnosis then ask questions of him about it. If the response is unsatisfying, seek the opinion of another physician. Pancreatitis is serious. ...Read more

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I am diagnosed with gastritis after having symptoms like giddiness, nausea, bloated upp. Abdomen. After taking antacids, I had diarrhea. Is it normal?

I am diagnosed with gastritis after having symptoms like giddiness, nausea, bloated upp. Abdomen. After taking antacids, I had diarrhea. Is it normal?

Yes depends on type: Some common antacids contain aluminum hydroxide/magnesium hydroxide/simethicone and this can cause diarrhea. If the diarrhea becomes bothersome talk with your doctor. You can try tums (calcium carbonate) product used to treat minor gastric problems without causing diarrhea but watch for constipation. With both products drink plenty of water. See your doctor if not better in 2 weeks. Take care. ...Read more

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Thick walls of gastritis. No appetite, burning sensation, stomach pains, diarrhea, and weight loss. Taking nexum, not helping. Any comments or help?

Thick walls of gastritis. No appetite, burning sensation, stomach pains, diarrhea, and weight loss. Taking nexum, not helping. Any comments or help?

Gastritis: Hi Justin, your symptoms are concerning for serious conditions such as ulcer and stomach cancer and you should be seen by a gastroenterologist to possibly have an endoscopy completed if you haven't already. I don't intend to cause you worry or anxiety, but the sooner you are evaluated in person by a stomach specialist, the better. Good luck and I hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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2 days I felt pain in my upper abdomen, burning, swollen, and back pain. I had diarrhea and nausea as well. Dr gave me omerprazole. But is it gastritis?

2 days I felt pain in my upper abdomen, burning, swollen, and back pain. I had diarrhea and nausea as well. Dr gave me omerprazole. But is it gastritis?

R/O GASTROENTERITIS: R/O gastroenteritis: the symptoms you describe are consistent with this. You need to rest push fluids 64-80 oz/Dy. If symptoms persist you need to be examined and have labs checked and stool for Giardia/lactoferin/blood& H pylori the ulcer causing bacteria. Labs : : Amylase/lipase/B12/VITD/Folic Acid. Pepto Bismal and Acrivated Charcoal will slow down the diarrhea. As you restart diet stay GF ...Read more

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Is it gastritis or an ulcer? I have sharp middle/lower abdominal pain that is worse after I eat and at night with nausea and diarrhea.

Is it gastritis or an ulcer? I have sharp middle/lower abdominal pain that is worse after I eat and at night with nausea and diarrhea.

It can be either: We can not tell you what it is withput getting history in detail as to how long you have had these syptoms and if you have tried any over the counter medicine and what gives you the relief.
You should get it checked by your doctor as it can be gastritis or an Ulcer as symptoms can be overlapping. You may need a consult with Gastroenterologist and may need Endoscopy ...Read more

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Lots of acid reflux all day, indigestion and IBS-like discomfort but w/o diarrhea. Is this gastritis? H. Pylori? Should I go on a diet or meds? Thx

Lots of acid reflux all day, indigestion and IBS-like discomfort but w/o diarrhea. Is this gastritis? H. Pylori? Should I go on a diet or meds? Thx

GERD, ? H. Pylori: Reflux is often associated with H. Pylori but not always. You might have gastritis. You probably have at least some dysbiosis and possibly SIBO. You might have a deficiency of hydrochloric acid.
Ideally see an integrative/functional medicine doc to evaluate.
For some approaches that may help see
http://tinyurl. Com/p88fxjm
and http://tinyurl. Com/hskctuj
and https://draxe. Com/sibo-symptoms/ ...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


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

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