CureFactor for Gastritis

Gastritis:
Gastritis is a common gastrointestinal  disorder,caused due to inflammation of gastric mucosal lining characterised by epigastric pain,nausea and vomiting.

ETIOLOGY:
Causes of Gastritis are classified according to clinical type as erosive gastritis cause and non-erosive gastritis cause
Erosive gastritis-Irritants like alcohol,smoking,spices;corrosives like acids and alkalies;severe stress like trauma,shock,burns;it is common in any age group
Non-erosive cause are of two types-type A cause-pernicious anaemia,gastric ulcer,gastric carcinoma. type B-infection with helicobacter pylori is common in middle age group.

CLINICAL FEATURES:
Clinically Gastritis symptoms have a sudden onset(erosive Gastritis) or insidious onset(non-erosive Gastritis). Pain is aggravated by eating,anorexia,nausea,vomiting,upper abdominal pain,haematemesis and malena,hiccough,anxiety and restlessness.

COMPLICATIONS:
In acute gastritis(erosive Gastritis) hypovolaemic shock(severe bleeding),iron deficiency anaemia due to chronic occult bleeding.
GENERAL MANAGEMENT
Adequate physical and mental rest,liquid bland diet,avoid irregular meals,avoid irritant things,maintain fluid,electrolytes balance,correct anaemia.


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