The Gastritis disease is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach. It is acute and chronic.
The Acute gastritis is acute inflammation of the stomach lining, which may be caused by a number of agents: abuse of hot or cold drinks, spicy foods, overeating, alcohol, long term use of certain drugs and the like. Some of the symptoms of acute gastritis are: coated tongue, white-gray color, stomach pain, weight in the upper abdomen, or dry mouth thoroughly excess salivation
The Chronic gastritis is a chronic inflammation of the gastric mucosa with periods of exacerbation and improvement. May be due to the development of acute gastritis. It may be caused by various factors: different foodstuffs for both acute gastritis, but with continued administration, concomitant chronic and infectious diseases. It is divided into several subspecies: atrophic, erosive, surface, giant.
In atrophic gastritis, patients complain of decreased or lack of appetite, increased salivation, bad taste in the mouth, pain and heaviness in the upper abdomen with a meal. Language acquires a reddish color and smoothes. Sick weaken.
The giant gastritis is rare in most cases was observed in men. The patients complained of pain in the upper abdomen, in some cases, vomiting of blood, stomach, or to establish the presence of blood in the stool, loss of appetite, weight loss and anemia occurs. Erosive gastritis in patients with the following symptoms pain in the upper abdomen, similar to the ulcer. On rare occasion of visible bleeding.
Superficial gastritis is characteristic of people under the age of 50 years. Patients often have symptoms such as belching, burning, swelling and heaviness in the upper abdomen. Often experience pain in fasting and postprandial.