What is moderate active chronic gastritis?
Chronic gastritis is a persistent inflammatory reaction in the gastric mucosa that is characterized by the accumulation of lymphocytes and plasma cells in the lamina propria. Chronic active gastritis implies that ongoing active inflammation is causing damage to epithelial cells.
What is moderate gastritis?
Gastritis is a condition that inflames the stomach lining (the mucosa), causing belly pain, indigestion (dyspepsia), bloating and nausea. It can lead to other problems. Gastritis can come on suddenly (acute) or gradually (chronic). Medications and dietary changes can reduce stomach acid and ease gastritis symptoms.
How is moderate gastritis treated?
Treatment for gastritis usually involves: Taking antacids and other drugs (such as proton pump inhibitors or H-2 blockers) to reduce stomach acid. Avoiding hot and spicy foods.
How long can you live with chronic gastritis?
This usually happens after the stomach lining has been damaged. Gastritis that is long-lasting or recurring is known as chronic gastritis. Chronic gastritis is one of the most common chronic conditions and can last for years or even a lifetime if left untreated.
How do I get rid of chronic gastritis?
Acid blockers — also called histamine (H-2) blockers — reduce the amount of acid released into your digestive tract, which relieves gastritis pain and encourages healing. Available by prescription or over the counter, acid blockers include famotidine (Pepcid), cimetidine (Tagamet HB) and nizatidine (Axid AR).
Can you get rid of chronic gastritis?
Q: Is there a cure for chronic gastritis? A: Chronic gastritis caused by H. pylori bacteria or by use of NSAIDs or alcohol can be cured by either eliminating the bacteria or discontinuing use of the substance.
How long does chronic gastritis last?
Can chronic gastritis be cured?
In cases where the cause is immune system related or complex, it may not be possible to cure the gastritis completely. We can cure gastritis permanently by getting rid of the cause of the gastritis.