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Can chronic gastritis be cured?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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