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I always forget to ask my doctor about how to prevent gastritis. Are there some steps I should be taking?
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: See below
Gastritis (stomach inflammation) is generally caused by infection with a bacteria (h.
Pylori) or can be associated with bile reflux into the stomach, use of nsaids (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen) or other causes. Good hand washing and hygeine can help prevent h.Pylori infection . Avoid the use of nsaids when possible. Anti-acid medication can be helpful with symptoms and healing the stomach.

In brief: See below
Gastritis (stomach inflammation) is generally caused by infection with a bacteria (h.
Pylori) or can be associated with bile reflux into the stomach, use of nsaids (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen) or other causes. Good hand washing and hygeine can help prevent h.Pylori infection . Avoid the use of nsaids when possible. Anti-acid medication can be helpful with symptoms and healing the stomach.
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Alcohol can cause gastritis as well.
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