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Symptoms of Gastritis

Symptoms of Gastritis: Introduction

Symptoms of gastritis can vary depending on the individual and the underlying cause. Symptoms can be mild to severe. Some people may have no symptoms.

Typical symptoms include indigestion, epigastric pain, nausea, and vomiting. Nausea may be described as feelings of wooziness, queasiness, retching, sea-sickness, car-sickness, an upset stomach, and feeling green around the gills. Other symptoms can include heartburn, loss of appetite, and abdominal pain.

Complications of gastritis include the development of peptic ulcer due to the erosion of the stomach lining. Peptic ulcers can get deep enough to bleed and result in the vomiting of blood (hematemesis) and/or passing tarry black stools (melana) that contain blood.

Persistent bleeding from a peptic ulcer can result in anemia. Symptoms of anemia include fatigue, weakness, and light-headedness. If an ulcer gets deep enough to go through the stomach wall, stomach contents may spill into the abdominal cavity, resulting in a serious complication called peritonitis.

Bloody stools, tarry black stools (melana), and vomiting blood can be symptoms of serious, even life-threatening diseases and conditions. These symptoms are a medical emergency that should be immediately evaluated in an emergency setting....more about Gastritis »

Symptoms of Gastritis

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The most common symptoms are stomach upset or pain. You may also experience belching, abdominal bloating, nausea, and vomiting or a feeling of fullness or of burning in your stomach. If you see blood in your vomit or stool, your stomach lining may be bleeding a bit. (Source: excerpt from Gastritis: NIDDK)

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Gastritis. This signs and symptoms information for Gastritis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Gastritis signs or Gastritis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Gastritis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Gastritis symptoms.

 

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