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How does gastritis affect the body?

Wearing down of the stomach lining associated with gastritis can lead to ulcers. Frequent nausea and vomiting may also result, as well as fatigue. Bleeding in the stomach may occur. In severe cases, complications may increase the risk of stomach cancer.

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