What is Acute Gastritis?
It is a severe form of gastritis which may be caused by the intake of aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The sudden inflammation of the stomach lining may cause abdominal pain, bleeding and other symptoms. It is sometimes accompanied with enteritis.
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What is Antral Gastritis?
It is a disorder of immunity that affects the digestive system. It is an inflammation of the antral portion of the stomach which starts at the mucosa and involves the submucosa and extends into the serosa. It is usually caused due to buildup of bacteria in the stomach. The main symptom of antral gastritis is indigestion.
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What is Chronic Gastritis?
It is defined as the inflammation of the stomach lining which occurs slowly and persists for a long time. However, the term actually refers to a wide range of gastric tissues. It is primarily referred to as a chronic inflammation of the stomach mucosa. Most patients experience an asymptomatic form of the disorder. This condition sometimes develops into hemorrhage and ulcer formation.
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What is Eosinophilic Gastritis?
It is a very rare gastrointestinal disease that affects both children and adults. This disease should be properly diagnosed and treated by a doctor as it can lead to an Irritable Bowel Syndrome. This is a heterogeneous condition characterized by patchy or diffuse eosinophilic infiltration of gastrointestinal (GI) tissue.
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