What Are the Treatments for Gastric Polyps & Stomach Irritation?

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Gastritis and stomach polyps are problems involving a person's digestive health. Gastritis has many causes but usually is not serious and improves with treatment. Stomach polyps are most often found while looking at other problems. According to the Mayo Clinic, stomach polyps are rare. They only occur in one per cent of people undergoing an endoscopy.

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Gastritis

Gastritis is when the stomach lining is inflamed. Some causes are infection, pain reliever use and alcohol consumption.

Treatments

Treatment for gastritis depends on the cause. In cases where alcohol or medicines are at fault, stopping them may relieve symptoms. Other treatments include antacids and acid blockers and antibiotics.

Polyps

People who have stomach polyps may experience abdominal pain, bleeding, nausea, vomiting and feeling full quickly after eating. Diagnosis is made during an endoscopy, where a lighted tube allows a doctor to look at the oesophagus and stomach.

Treatment

Treatment options for polyps include surgically removing them if there's a concern that it may become cancerous. Also, there a medications that can be used if bacteria is the cause.

Healthy Choices

Making healthy lifestyle choices can help digestive problems. Included are eating healthy, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising and reducing stress.

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