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Most people recover from gastritis. Depending on the many factors that affect the stomach lining, gastritis symptoms may flare-up from time to time. Overall, gastritis is generally a common, mildly troubling ailment that responds well to simple treatments.
On occasion, rare forms of gastritis can be serious or even life-threatening. Severe, ongoing symptoms or internal bleeding should alert a health care practitioner to search for a more serious underlying cause.
Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American board of Surgery
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/7/2014
Bhupinder Anand, MD
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