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Acute gastritis without bleeding

Acute inflammation of the stomach.

Symptoms of Acute gastritis without bleeding

The following features are indicative of Acute gastritis without bleeding:
  • upper abdominal pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • bloating
  • lack of appetite
  • heartburn
  • regurgitation
It is possible that Acute gastritis without bleeding shows no physical symptoms and still is present in a patient.

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Common Causes of Acute gastritis without bleeding

The following are the most common causes of Acute gastritis without bleeding:
  • infection with Helicobacter pylori bacteria
  • use of certain medicines, such as aspirin, ibuprofen
  • excessive alcohol consumption
  • cocaine abuse
  • herpes simplex virus
  • extreme stress

Risk Factors for Acute gastritis without bleeding

The following factors may increase the likelihood of Acute gastritis without bleeding:
  • bacterial infection
  • regular use of pain relievers
  • excessive alcohol use
  • stress

Prevention of Acute gastritis without bleeding

Yes, it may be possible to prevent Acute gastritis without bleeding. Prevention may be possible by doing the following:
  • avoid long-term use of aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, or alcohol
  • wash hands with soap and water after using the bathroom and before eating

Occurrence of Acute gastritis without bleeding

Number of Cases

The following are the number of Acute gastritis without bleeding cases seen each year worldwide:
  • Very common > 10 Million cases

Common Age Group

Acute gastritis without bleeding can occur at any age.

Common Gender

Acute gastritis without bleeding can occur in any gender.

Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Acute gastritis without bleeding

The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Acute gastritis without bleeding:
  • CBC (Complete blood count): To check for anaemia or low blood count
  • Blood test: To check for H. pylori infection
  • Stool test: To check for H. pylori infection
  • Endoscopy: To detect signs of inflammation

Complications of Acute gastritis without bleeding if untreated

Yes, Acute gastritis without bleeding causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if Acute gastritis without bleeding is left untreated:
  • stomach ulcers
  • stomach tumours
  • pernicious anaemia

Self-care for Acute gastritis without bleeding

The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of Acute gastritis without bleeding:
  • Eat smaller, more frequent meals: Help ease the effects of stomach acid
  • Avoid irritating foods: Reduce sign of stomach acid
  • Avoid excessive alcohol consumption: Alcohol can irritate the mucous lining of the stomach
  • Avoid pain relievers: Pain relievers increase the risk of gastritis

Last updated date

This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
This page provides information for Acute gastritis without bleeding.

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