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Can Gastritis cause stomach cramps

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Can Gastritis cause stomach cramps
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

Dr. David :

This is Dr. David

Dr. David :

yes, gastritis can cause stomach cramps

Dr. David :

gastritis usually is from excessive stomach acid production

Dr. David :

or stress.

Dr. David :

have you tried antacid medications ?

JACUSTOMER-klfj5xa9- :

So my doctor said it can take weeks for this to go?

JACUSTOMER-klfj5xa9- :

I got this from a bacteria in my stool

Dr. David :

if he tested for H Pylori bacteria in your stool you need treatment for H Pylori bacteria

Dr. David :

were you tested for H pylori bacteria in your stool?

JACUSTOMER-klfj5xa9- :

What you mean ?

Dr. David :

H pylori is a bacteria which can live in the stomach and can be checked for in your stool.

Dr. David :

or you could have eaten food which contained ecoli which is a stool bacteria which can upset your stomach.

JACUSTOMER-klfj5xa9- :

Yes I was

Dr. David :

I helped you before on your last question.

Dr. David :

you were planning on going on holiday.

Dr. David :

I gave you suggestions on malox and mylanta to use to help your gastritis

Dr. David :

you are taking omeprazole.

JACUSTOMER-klfj5xa9- :

I have gas and burping is that from the Gastritis

Dr. David :

you didn't leave positive feedback before on the last question.

Dr. David :

yes gas and burping is from gastritis

JACUSTOMER-klfj5xa9- :

I'm just scared, i have ulcer of an anazyem

Dr. David :

this was your last question with me.

Dr. David :

don't be scared of a stomach ulcer or aneurysm.

JACUSTOMER-klfj5xa9- :

Why?

Dr. David :

it sounds like your anxiety is out of control.

Dr. David :

these are super super rare at your age.

Dr. David :

it is so rare, you don't have to worry about them.

Dr. David :

are you taking medications to help decrease your anxiety?

JACUSTOMER-klfj5xa9- :

Ok, so I can go on holiday and I be ok

Dr. David :

yes.

JACUSTOMER-klfj5xa9- :

Ok and can it make my stomach feel tight and heavy?

Dr. David :

because the bacteria is causing your stomach to produce more stomach acid.

Dr. David :

anxiety can cause cause your stomach to feel tight and heavy

JACUSTOMER-klfj5xa9- :

And can it put mucs in your stools

Dr. David :

yes, it can put mucus in your stools as well.

JACUSTOMER-klfj5xa9- :

I did call my doctors they are going to give me some antibiotic but only one type

Dr. David :

most like metronidazole

Dr. David :

or ciprofloxicin.

Dr. David :

I hopefully they will help.

Dr. David :

don't be worried

Dr. David :

you will be fine.

JACUSTOMER-klfj5xa9- :

Is that ok will they work?

Dr. David :

yes.

Dr. David :

you will get better

Dr. David :

keep using your omeprazole

JACUSTOMER-klfj5xa9- :

Ok i take one in morning and one before bed

Dr. David :

that is good.

Dr. David :

do you have any other questions?

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JACUSTOMER-klfj5xa9- :

Thank you

Dr. David :

you are welcome

Dr. David :

don't forget to leave positive feedback below.

Dr. David :

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JACUSTOMER-6s93ylrt- :

Are you there?

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yes.