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Gastritis (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

See your health care practitioner if your symptoms are new, long-lasting, or worsen despite self-care.

Seek immediate medical attention if you have any of the following symptoms.

  • Vomiting that does not allow the affected person to take food, fluids, and medications
  • Fever with abdominal pain
  • Fainting or feeling faint
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Unexplained sweating
  • Pallor
  • Repeated vomiting of green or yellow material
  • Vomiting any amount of blood
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
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