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Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis

Symptoms of Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis

The following features are indicative of Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis:
  • dysphagia
  • heartburn
  • abdominal pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • weight loss
  • bloating

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Other Causes of Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis

The following are the less common causes of Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis:
  • hypersensitivity to certain foods
  • food allergy
  • asthma
  • hay fever
  • eczema

Risk Factors for Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis

The following factors may increase the likelihood of Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis:
  • family history of allergy
  • common in males

Prevention of Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis

Yes, it may be possible to prevent Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis. Prevention may be possible by doing the following:
  • eat an amino-acid-based diet
  • eat an elemental diet
  • avoid foods that can cause allergy

Occurrence of Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis

Common Age Group

Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis can occur at any age.

Common Gender

Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis can occur in any gender.

Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis

The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis:
  • Biopsy: To diagnose the eosinophilic gastroenteritis

Complications of Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis if untreated

Yes, Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis is left untreated:
  • gastrointestinal obstruction
  • gastrointestinal perforation

Procedures for Treatment of Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis

The following procedures are used to treat Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis:
  • Surgery: To treat the intestinal obstruction

Self-care for Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis

The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis:
  • Eat an amino-acid-based diet: To prevent the eosinophilic gastroenteritis
  • Eat an elemental diet: To prevent the eosinophilic gastroenteritis
  • Avoid foods that can cause allergy: To prevent the eosinophilic gastroenteritis

Time for Treatment of Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis

While time-period of treatment for each patient may vary, below is the typical time-period for Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis to resolve if treated properly under an expert supervision:
  • In 1 - 4 weeks

Last updated date

This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
This page provides information for Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis.

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