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What is gastritis?

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Dr. Joan Gelin
Emergency Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Joan Gelin
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Inflammation

Gatritis refers to pathologic inflammation seen in a stomach biopsy.
Can be caused by a variety of things.

In brief: Inflammation

Gatritis refers to pathologic inflammation seen in a stomach biopsy.
Can be caused by a variety of things.
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Stomach upset

The suffix "itis" means "inflammation".
The prefix "gastro" means "stomach." the term "gastritis" thus means an "inflammed stomach." the term is often used imprecisely to mean stomach upset, which can derive from both acid & non-acid causes, slow emptying of the stomach, h.Pylori infection, atrophic & hypersecretory problems. Try acid blockers & diet modification, recommended by your doctor.

In brief: Stomach upset

The suffix "itis" means "inflammation".
The prefix "gastro" means "stomach." the term "gastritis" thus means an "inflammed stomach." the term is often used imprecisely to mean stomach upset, which can derive from both acid & non-acid causes, slow emptying of the stomach, h.Pylori infection, atrophic & hypersecretory problems. Try acid blockers & diet modification, recommended by your doctor.
Dr. Charles Cattano
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