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Gastritis refers to inflammation of the stomach lining, which can be cause by a number of different factors. In many cases, people with gastritis do not experience symptoms but the most common symptom of the condition is upper central abdominal pain.
If the onset of gastritis is severe and sudden, the condition is referred to as acute gastritis, while gastritis that occurs slowly over a long period is referred to as chronic. In some cases, the condition can give rise to ulcers and even increase the risk of stomach cancer, but for most individuals, gastritis is not a severe condition and passes when treated.
Assessing the severity of gastritis is sometimes complicated because the more severe cases may present with only mild symptoms and vice versa. This can mean that the condition goes unidentified and untreated until a more severe complication develops such as a peptic ulcer.
Some of the symptoms of gastritis include: