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What are the symptoms of gastritis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner
Individuals with gastritis typically do not experience symptoms. Those who do experience feelings of indigestion such as pain in the upper part of the stomach, nausea or vomiting, loss of appetite, bloating, hiccuping, losing weight, and upper stomach fullness following a meal. More serious forms of gastritis, such as erosive gastritis, may lead to ulcers, anemia, vomiting blood or a coffee-ground like substance, or blood in the stool.

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