Treatment for Gastritis in Queens

Resolving Your Intestinal Discomfort

If you feel like you have constant indigestion or frequently vomit after eating a meal due to stomach pain, you may be suffering from gastritis. At New York Gastroenterology & Endoscopy, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of gastritis and other digestive conditions. Our head doctor, Dr. Khorshidi, is board-certified with over eight years of gastroenterology experience and is skilled in both diagnostic and advanced endoscopy. He frequently devotes his spare time to clinical research to better serve his patients, so you can rest assured that you are obtaining some of the best possible medical services when you visit our digestive disease center.

What is Gastritis?

The membranes lining the walls of the stomach protect it from corrosive stomach acid and germs. When this lining is damaged or irritated, it can become inflamed, leading to a condition known as gastritis. There are two types of gastritis: acute and chronic. Acute gastritis is usually accompanied by noticeable stomach and bowel problems, but they usually go away after a few days. Chronic gastritis may sometimes go unnoticed, only presenting itself when complications like stomach ulcers arise.

H2: Causes of gastritis

  • There are many known causes of gastritis, including
  • Excessive alcohol use
  • Chronic vomiting
  • Stress
  • The use of certain medications
  • Helicobacter pylori, a bacteria that lives in the mucus of the stomach lining
  • Bile reflux
  • Bacterial and viral infections

If left untreated, gastritis can lead to severe blood loss and may increase the risk of developing stomach cancer.

Symptoms of gastritis

    While gastritis may not always show symptoms, people commonly experience:
    • Nausea or recurrent upset stomach
    • Vomiting
    • Abdominal bloating
    • Abdominal pain that can worsen or lessen after eating
    • Indigestion
    • A burning sensation in the stomach in between meals
    • Hiccups
    • Loss of appetite
    • Vomiting blood or coffee ground-like material
    • Black, tar-like stools
    • A full feeling in your upper abdomen after consuming a meal
    If these symptoms, or other symptoms, last for a week or more, it is imperative you seek medical attention.

    Diagnosis and treatment

    In order to accurately diagnose gastritis, the gastroenterology doctor at New York Gastroenterology & Endoscopy will review your medical history and perform a thorough exam, which may include an upper endoscopy, blood tests, and stool tests. Treatment for gastritis usually includes:
    • Taking antacids or other medication to reduce stomach acid
    • Avoiding hot and spicy foods
    • Antibiotics (for bacterial gastritis)
    • B12 vitamin shots (for gastritis due to anemia)
    • Eliminating certain foods from your diet, such as dairy or gluten

    Fortunately, most people quickly recover from gastritis once treatment has begun.

    At New York Gastroenterology & Endoscopy, we are dedicated to helping you feel your best. Our GI clinic uses the very latest in state-of-the-art equipment and requires no facility fees or referrals. We accept all insurances and have flexible business hours, same-day appointments, and affordable prices for your convenience.
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    79-11 41st Avenue, Suite A-108
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