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Should I talk to my doctor about gastritis?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

You should talk to your doctor about gastritis, especially if your indigestion continues for a week or more. Vomiting blood should be addressed immediately. Diagnosis is usually straightforward and based on your symptoms, and treatment can often alleviate your discomfort. Allowing gastritis to continue untreated may lead to complications.

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