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Alcoholic Gastritis


Presentation

  • Any physician who hears of a history of heavy/alcoholic drinking and is presented with symptoms that suggest gastritis will find it hard not to make the connection.[the-alcoholism-guide.org]
  • CP was present in 15/20 ( 75% ) biopsies of subepithelial hemorrhages and in 32/40 ( 80% ) biopsies from surrounding mucosa.[link.springer.com]
  • Although alcohol-related gastritis most often is asymptomatic, it also may present with epigastric or upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and massive or occult gastrointestinal bleeding.[pedsinreview.aappublications.org]
Vomiting
  • The symptoms may include: burning abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or even vomiting blood. It can be made worse by a poor diet. People who drink frequently often do not eat well.[secure.familyhealthtracker.com]
  • What causes heartburn and vomiting? I have had bad heartburn all day.[transnationalterrorism.eu]
  • You should see a doctor if you have any of the following: Blood when you have a bowel movement Severe abdominal pain Heartburn not relieved by antacids Unintended weight loss Ongoing vomiting or diarrhea NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive[icdlist.com]
  • Nausea and vomiting . The vomit may differ in color depending on the severity of the gastritis. Belching. Belching usually either does not relieve the pain or relieves it only briefly. Loss of appetite.[the-alcoholism-guide.org]
Nausea
  • The symptoms may include: burning abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or even vomiting blood. It can be made worse by a poor diet. People who drink frequently often do not eat well.[secure.familyhealthtracker.com]
  • Although alcohol-related gastritis most often is asymptomatic, it also may present with epigastric or upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and massive or occult gastrointestinal bleeding.[pedsinreview.aappublications.org]
  • My symptoms are extreme nausea and very bad upper abdominal pain.[chance4change.eu]
Abdominal Pain
  • The symptoms may include: burning abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or even vomiting blood. It can be made worse by a poor diet. People who drink frequently often do not eat well.[secure.familyhealthtracker.com]
  • Do you have upper abdominal pain after alcohol consumption? Have you been told that you may be having gastritis? Or are you looking for help with this problem? Share your thoughts here. We would certainly love to hear from you![abdopain.com]
  • You should see a doctor if you have any of the following: Blood when you have a bowel movement Severe abdominal pain Heartburn not relieved by antacids Unintended weight loss Ongoing vomiting or diarrhea NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive[icdlist.com]
Loss of Appetite
  • […] can include a loss of appetite and bloated feelings.[choosehelp.com]
  • Chronic gastritis, which is fairly common among the elderly, can occur over a long period and may produce similar symptoms or only mild discomfort, along with loss of appetite and nausea.[healthcommunities.com]
  • The most common symptoms include: Nausea Abdominal bloating Vomiting Indigestion Hiccups Loss of appetite Vomiting blood or coffee ground-like material Black, tarry stool Cleveland Clinic News & More Cleveland Clinic News & More[my.clevelandclinic.org]
Hiccup
  • The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Hiccups: Hiccups – Home Remedies. Alcoholic Gastritis Healing Time Stools remedies for Acid Reflux Acid Reflux Symptoms.[chance4change.eu]
  • The most common symptoms include: Nausea Abdominal bloating Vomiting Indigestion Hiccups Loss of appetite Vomiting blood or coffee ground-like material Black, tarry stool Cleveland Clinic News & More Cleveland Clinic News & More[my.clevelandclinic.org]
  • The most frequent symptoms of gastritis include: Heartburn Indigestion Upper abdominal pain Loss of appetite Dark stools Hiccups Nausea Diarrhea Vomiting Unexplained weight loss Treatment for Gastritis Avoiding alcohol, tobacco, coffee and other acidic[alcoholmastery.com]
  • However, the most common symptoms include: Nausea or recurrent upset stomach Abdominal bloating Abdominal pain Vomiting Indigestion Burning or gnawing feeling in the stomach between meals or at night Hiccups Loss of appetite Vomiting blood or coffee ground-like[webmd.com]
Bleeding Gums
  • TEGRETOL can cause serious side effects including: red or purple spots on your body bleeding gums or nose bleeds severe fatigue or weakness .[transnationalterrorism.eu]

Treatment

  • Alcohol abuse exerts deleterious effects on the internal organs of the body, and alcohol-related gastritis is a common disease for which prompt treatment is essential to prevent the condition from growing worse.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Treatment centers are listed in telephone listings under: Alcoholism and Addiction Treatment; Substance Abuse Treatment or Cocaine, Narcotics and Alcoholics Anonymous. Most hospitals and clinics can refer you to a specialized care center.[secure.familyhealthtracker.com]
  • Dyspeptic symptoms in H pylori-positive patients significantly improved after elimination of this organism, whereas there was no change with antacid treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Alcoholic Gastritis Treatments When alcohol is the cause of gastritis, it is not much good to treat it with medicines.[the-alcoholism-guide.org]

Prognosis

  • Prognosis for Alcoholic Gastritis If you suffer from gastritis and continue to drink excessively then you will continually suffer from gastritis and it will get worse, There will be continuous pain in your abdomen and a bloated feeling.[the-alcoholism-guide.org]
  • What Is the Prognosis for Gastritis? Most people with gastritis improve quickly once treatment has begun.[webmd.com]
  • Spontaneous healing is common and the prognosis is good; rarely, surgery is required [14] .[nutrientsreview.com]

Etiology

  • Use Additional Use Additional Help Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology.[icd10data.com]
  • Ulcero-hemorrhagic gastritis is believed to be secondary to ischemia related to hypotension and shock or to the release of vasoconstrictive substances, but the etiology is often unknown.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • A myriad of etiological agents can induce gastritis, but the most common cause is infection by Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium that resides in the mucus gel layer overlying the gastric mucosa. Video Endoscopic Sequence 4 of 10.[gastrointestinalatlas.com]

Epidemiology

  • At any one time 2.7 million Americans suffer from gastritis (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact – NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994) In 2002-2003, 83,242 people were admitted to hospital in the U.K. with an episode[the-alcoholism-guide.org]
  • This study from the South African Medical Journal makes a very compelling statement, “ Epidemiological evidence suggests that moderate consumption (1-3 drinks) of alcoholic beverages, particularly red wine, is associated with an overall improvement in[scdlifestyle.com]
  • NIAAA's Epidemiologic Bulletin no. 35: prevalence of DSM-IV alcohol abuse and dependence, United States, 1992. Alcohol Health Res World . 1994;18:243–8. 6. Burge SK, Amodei N, Elkin B, Catala S, Andrew SR, Lane PA, et al.[aafp.org]
  • Helicobacter pylori: epidemiology and routes of transmission. Epidemiol Rev . 2000;22(2):283-97. 19) Misciagna G, Diet and duodenal ulcer. Dig Liver Dis . 2000 Aug-Sep;32(6):468-72. 20) Mahady GB,.[drmcdougall.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • No classification scheme matches perfectly with the pathophysiology; a large degree of overlap exists. Some forms of gastritis involve acid-peptic and H. pylori disease (see also Overview of Acid Secretion ).[merckmanuals.com]
  • Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease: Pathophysiology/Diagnosis/Management . 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2016:chap 16. Updated by: Michael M.[nlm.nih.gov]
  • Although dyspepsia can present as reflux, ulcer, dysmotility or functional types, it is obvious that alcohol is directly related to each of these pathophysiologic processes. 5 Thus, we feel it plays a key role in the evaluation of dyspepsia.[aafp.org]
  • The pathophysiology of chronic gastritis complicating a systemic disease, such as hepatic cirrhosis , uremia, or an infection, is described in the articles specifically dealing with these diseases.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Diet [ edit ] Evidence does not support a role for specific foods including spicy foods and coffee in the development of peptic ulcers . [15] People are usually advised to avoid foods that bother them. [8] Pathophysiology [ edit ] Acute [ edit ] Acute[en.wikipedia.org]

Prevention

  • Alcohol abuse exerts deleterious effects on the internal organs of the body, and alcohol-related gastritis is a common disease for which prompt treatment is essential to prevent the condition from growing worse.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • ( en ) 1998-04-01 1999-03-25 Preventives for alcoholic gastritis Publications (2) ID 13949322 Family Applications (1) Application Number Title Priority Date Filing Date EP19990910696 Withdrawn EP1074259A4 ( en ) 1998-04-01 1999-03-25 Preventives for[patents.google.com]
  • However, at the same time, it is also a largely preventable and treatable disease. This is particularly true of gastritis caused by excessive alcohol consumption.[the-alcoholism-guide.org]
  • Please help so the doctor put it down to an acid reflux I developed really bad heartburn and indigestion while pregnant Prevents Stomach pH balance in the body by drinking Alkaline water.[ict-accordance.eu]

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