ABSTRACT – Gastritis is an inflammation to the areas covering the stomach. The situation can be acute or chronic...
Gastritis is an inflammation to the areas covering the stomach. The situation can be acute or chronic that might lead to bleeding, stomach cancer and ulcers. Helicobacter pylori infection in childhood is the main cause of chronic gastritis, which is of microbial origin and is the main key for the understanding the course of the disease.
Non Erosive Gastritis
Various bacterial infections and diseases
Damage to mucus membrane
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS –
Unpleasant, uneasiness and discomfort feeling
Nausea and vomit sensations
Burning and painful stomach
If left untreated, it might lead to stomach ulcers and tumors
It decreases body’s ability to absorb iron from blood
Stool testing (collection and analysis of fecal materials)
Past medical history and events
Medications like antibiotics to kill bacterial infections
Antacids to neutralize acid in stomach and relieve it from acidity
RISK FACTORS –
Bacterial and Viral infections
Anxiety and stress
Use of certain pain relief drugs
Other diseases and conditions like HIV-AIDS
Avoid excessive drinking, smoking
Regular hand wash and maintain hygiene
Proper diet and healthy food
On an average, half of the people suffers from gastritis worldwide.
The risk of getting affected by Gastritis increases with the increasing age.