Can chronic gastritis be cured?

Depends on cause. Common cause is infection with bacteria, h. Pylori, which can also cause acute gastritis, ulcers, and is a factor in stomach cancer and lymphoma. Can be rx'd with antibiotics and anti-ulcer meds. Chronic gastritis can be autoimmune in nature, associated with vitamin B12 deficiency sometimes. Different disease process; not "cured", managed.

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Can chronic gastritis be cured with pump inhibitors?

Maybe . Chronic gastritis is a pathological diagnosis. It requires a biopsy. It's not a clinical diagnosis meaning based on symptoms alone. Chronic gastritis could be active or inactive. Active can be treated with acid supression if related to acid. It could be h. Pylori and need 2 -3 antibiotics and a ppi. Or it could be due to NSAIDs. Which require stopping nsaids(aspirin, Advil etc). . Read more...

Apple cider viniger cures chronic gastritis?

Depends. There are many causes of chronic gastritis. H.Pylori is one cause and apple cider vinegar has been observed to inhibit its growth along with other natural remedies like aloe and coconut oil. Both alcohol and vinegar can release histamine which increases stomach acid. Listen to your body. Read more...

Chronic gastritis sintomas?

Gastritis. If "sintomas" refers to "symptoms" in spanish, then these can be; nausea, vomiting, belching, bloating, loss of appetite, feeling full after only few bites of food, unexplained weight loss. Read more...
Abdominal pain. abdominal pain is the main symptoms (mid abdominal area, in the upper abdomen). also nausea, bloating, heartburn are common. Read more...

What usually causes chronic gastritis?

Anything that is hur. Any strong irritant can cause gastritis. If it is continued for long time, the gastritis becomes chronic. Common causes are frequent alcohol use, chronic pain medication with drugs like Aspirin or motrin. Then there is a common infection with a bacteria called h. Pylori which requires using a several weeks long course of antibiotics, best done under the guidance of a gastroenterologist. Read more...

What foods are best to eat when you have chronic gastritis?

Gastritis. It's best to avoid spicey and acidic foods. Avoiding alcohol, caffeine and nicotine is also helpful. Your physician or gastroenterologist may prescribe medications like prilosec or zantac as well. Read more...
Avoid what hurts. That is the easy answer. Other things to avoid are caffeine containing drinks and foods. Chocolate, spicy foods. and foods with acidic content may cause problems. Smoking and alcohol will definitely make it worse. If you must eat foods that have these qualities the consider smaller portions. Read more...

What can I include in my diet for treating chronic gastritis?

Suggestions 4 ulcer. Once you've ruled out &/or treated H.pylori and avoided nsaid's, combine acid suppression medication with the following: minimize meal size as well as intake of alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, fatty/fried foods, fizzy drinks. Advice changes, of course, if ulcers are due to crohn's, cancer, "stress-related" (systemic disease), caustic ingestion, etc. Check with diagnosing doctor who knows you best. Read more...