How do you rule out chronic gastritis?
How is chronic gastritis diagnosed?a test for the bacteria that cause stomach ulcers.a stool test to look for stomach bleeding.a blood count and an anemia test.an endoscopy, in which a camera attached to a long tube is inserted into your mouth and down into your digestive tract.
How do I know if my gastritis is acute or chronic?
Acute gastritis is usually caused by an irritant or infection, and can result in an acute upset stomach, but usually settles quickly with simple treatments when the cause is removed. Chronic gastritis is a condition in which the stomach lining is damaged long-term, often due to infection by H. pylori.
Is my gastritis chronic?
Gastritis may occur suddenly (acute gastritis), or appear slowly over time (chronic gastritis). In some cases, gastritis can lead to ulcers and an increased risk of stomach cancer. For most people, however, gastritis isnt serious and improves quickly with treatment.