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    What is gastritis?

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    The medical definition is: an inflammation of the lining of the stomach that occurs in two forms:
    Acute gastritis-may be caused by severe burns, major surgery, aspirinĀ  or other non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, corticosteroids, drugs, food allergens, or viral, bacterial or chemical toxins. Symptoms may include nausea, anorexia, vomiting which usually abate after the causative agent is removed.
    Chronic gastritis- usually a sign of an underlying disease such as peptic ulcer, stomach cancer, pernicious anaemia, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Differential diagnosis is by endoscopy with biopsy.

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