Gastritis Treatment: How to Overcome Gastritis?
Gastritis treatment for inflammation of the lining of the stomach. The patient usually complains of the pain, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, headache and dizziness.
The trouble may follow the taking of alcohol, spices, certain drugs, strong acids, or caustic substance. It may sometimes follow measles, diphtheria, virus pneumonia, and enteric fever. Prolonged nervous tension may also result in gastritis.
In the more chronic forms there is feeling of fullness in the abdomen particularly after taking food. The patient also complains of heartburn, nausea and vomiting, and occasionally hemorrhage from the stomach.
Prolonged illness often results in loss of weight. In a few cases a small ulcer may be present which is not seen on x—ray. However, the patient should always have an x-ray made to be sure of the diagnosis.
People with pernicious anemia may suffer from atrophic gastritis. Patients who have too much acid are likely to have too much acid are likely to have ulcers. Hence it is wise to have a gastric analysis.
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Avoid anything that irritates the stomach, particularly alcohol, nicotine, spices, condiments, aspirin-like drugs, and harsh laxatives. The diet should be bland, similar to that suggested for peptic ulcers. Extra vitamins are recommended, and also b12 there is any suggestion of pernicious anemia.
Patients who are bleeding from the stomach should be put to bed with an ice bag over the abdomen and kept quiet until the doctor comes. In cases of massive bleeding with black tarry stools, take the patient to hospital for appropriate treatment including surgery, if this in indicted.
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