Gastroenteritis is an infectious inflammation of stomach lining. There are acute and chronic gastroenteritis.
Reasons for Gastritis
- Presence of Helicobacter pylori in the body
- Bile and pancreas ferment emitted from small intestine
- Regularly use of painkillers
- Use of alcohol and smoking
- Unhealthy foods, eating much spicy and fried foods, coffee and thick tea
- Repeated stresses
- Radiation impact
Once infected, a person has ache in epigastric region when hungry. Such dyspeptic symptoms as heartburn, sour belching, nausea and vomiting occur. In atrophic gastroenteritis heaviness after eating, overeating, food-smelling or airy belch.
- FGDS (fibrogastroduodenoscopy) with taking tissue for H. pylori
- Urease test for H. pylori
- H-pylori antibody test
- Gastric acid secretion test
- X-ray examination of stomach
First of all, normalizing your food regimen – 5 or 6 meals per day, in small portions, excluding salty, spicy, pickled, smoked, greasy foods and coffee. Quit bad habits.
GP uses medicines for gastric secretion – antacids, proton pumps inhibitors, H2-receptor antagonists. Mucous membrane covering medicines are used. On finding H. pylori antibacterial medications are used.