What information about acute gastritis should patients be given?

Updated: Jun 13, 2019
  • Author: Mohammad Wehbi, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

Explain the disease to the patient.

Encourage cessation of smoking and alcohol consumption, and warn patients of the potential effects of noxious drugs and chemical agents.

For patient education resources, see Digestive Disorders Center, as well as Gastritis.


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