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A: Try to eat smaller and more frequent meals if you have gastritis. To ease gastritis symptoms, consider:
Avoid foods and drinks that may irritate your stomach and worsen your symptoms, such as:
A: To treat your gastritis naturally, you may consider the following lifestyle changes and home remedies:
Note: See a doctor if you experience symptoms for more than a week or if you see blood in your vomit or stools.
A: Acute gastritis may take days to heal, while chronic gastritis may last from weeks to months. These are usually in settings where there are formation of gastric ulcers.
A: To permanently cure gastritis, you need to identify the root cause. In most cases, gastritis can be treated through a combination of the following:
However, if the cause of your gastritis is related to your immune system, it may not be possible to cure gastritis completely.
A: It will be advisable to avoid fasting or intermittent fasting if you are acutely unwell from gastritis. This is because fasting can sometimes worsen your symptoms.
A: Apart from taking the medication prescribed by your doctor, you can try to reduce pain from gastritis by:
A: Yes, gastritis can cause stomach bloating. Other symptoms of gastritis include stomach pain, heartburn, nausea and vomiting.
A: Clopidogrel is a blood thinner commonly used to prevent heart attacks and strokes. It is an antiplatelet drug that prevents blood clots from forming in the body.
Stomach pain is not known to be a common side effect of clopidogrel. However, if you experience stomach pain after taking clopidogrel, there is a chance of bleeding in your stomach. Call your doctor right away for a diagnosis.
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