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Gastritis treatment available online today

In order to treat your gastritis, consult with one of our board-certified doctors online today to prescribe antibiotics, antacids, or PPIs to help your stomach pain. Get a new prescription to treat gastritis or refill an existing prescription today.

  • Medication services available 24/7 for adults and kids (3+)

  • Top quality, board-certified doctors

  • No insurance needed

  • Same-day prescriptions available*

*Prescriptions provided at doctor’s discretion.

We accept these insurance plans and many more!

Most patients with in-network insurance pay $30 or less. Otherwise, new patient visits are $129 and follow-ups are only $69 for members.

  • United Healthcare
  • Humana
  • Aetna

3 simple steps to request gastritis treatment today

  • Book a gastritis treatment request appointment.

    Step 1

    Book a gastritis treatment request appointment.

    Book a same day appointment from anywhere.

  • Talk to your medical provider regarding your gastritis symptoms.

    Step 2

    Talk to your medical provider regarding your gastritis symptoms.

    Visit with a doctor on your smartphone or computer.

  •  Pick up a prescription to treat gastritis.

    Step 3

    Pick up a prescription to treat gastritis.

    We can send prescriptions to any local pharmacy.

  • Book a gastritis treatment request appointment.

    Step 1

    Book a gastritis treatment request appointment.

    Book a same day appointment from anywhere.

  • Talk to your medical provider regarding your gastritis symptoms.

    Step 2

    Talk to your medical provider regarding your gastritis symptoms.

    Visit with a doctor on your smartphone or computer.

  •  Pick up a prescription to treat gastritis.

    Step 3

    Pick up a prescription to treat gastritis.

    We can send prescriptions to any local pharmacy.

Gastritis treatment pricing details

How pricing works

To request gastritis treatment and get a new or refill on your prescription, join our monthly membership and get discounted visits

Paying with insurance

Membership

$14.99/month

First month free

First visit

Copay

For all visits

30 days of free membership

  • Same-day appointments 7 days a week
  • Unlimited messages with your 24/7 Care Team
  • Prescription discount card to save up to 80%
  • Exclusive discounts on lab tests
  • Free memberships for your family
  • Cancel anytime

Visit price with insurance

Often the same as an office visit. Most patients with in-network insurance pay $30 or less!

  • We accept these insurance plans and many more:
    • Humana
    • Aetna
    • United Healthcare

Paying without insurance

Membership

$14.99/month

First month free

First visit

$129

Repeats only $69

30 days of free membership

  • Same-day appointments 7 days a week
  • Unlimited messages with your 24/7 Care Team
  • Prescription discount card to save up to 80%
  • Exclusive discounts on lab tests
  • Free memberships for your family
  • Cancel anytime

Visit price without insurance

Initial visits are $129 and follow-ups are only $69 for active members.

Book an appointment

If we're unable to treat you, we'll provide a full refund.

Learn about gastritis

Gastritis is a condition that leads to stomach lining inflammation, causing stomach pain, bloating, and nausea. It can come on suddenly (acute) or gradually (chronic). Fortunately, medications and lifestyle changes can reduce stomach acid and ease uncomfortable symptoms.

There are 7 types of gastritis:

  • Acute gastritis: Acute gastritis can include serious complications, such as hemorrhages. The most common cause of acute gastritis is the overuse of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
  • Chronic gastritis: Chronic gastritis includes a long-term or repeated inflammation of the stomach lining. It can lead to upper abdominal pain, bloating, and loss of appetite.
  • Atrophic gastritis: Atrophic gastritis, known as type A or B gastritis, is a subtype of chronic gastritis. Chronic atrophic gastritis interferes with stomach functioning, killing the cells needed to properly digest food.
  • Antral gastritis: Antral gastritis affects the lower portion of the stomach. It can be caused by a virus, bacterial infection, stomach injury, or certain medications, with the most common symptom being indigestion.
  • Autoimmune gastritis: Autoimmune atrophic gastritis is a chronic inflammatory disease. The body’s immune system mistakes stomach cells as harmful, disrupting the production of gastric acid.
  • Erosive gastritis: Erosive gastritis causes ulcers and bleeding in the protective lining of the stomach. While it’s typically acute, it can also be chronic. Some patients show little to no symptoms, while others experience severe gastritis pain.
  • Alcoholic gastritis: Alcoholic gastritis is caused by the consumption of excessive alcohol. Alcohol limits the stomach’s ability to produce acids, which leads to inflammation.

Gastritis causes

Gastritis occurs when something damages or weakens the stomach lining. There are several possible causes of gastritis, including:

  • Alcohol abuse

    Chronic excessive alcohol use can irritate and erode the protective lining of the stomach.

  • Autoimmune disorders

    In some people, the body’s immune system attacks healthy cells in the stomach lining, causing gastritis.

  • Bacterial infection

    Helicobacter pylori bacteria are the main cause of chronic gastritis and peptic ulcer disease (stomach ulcers). H. pylori infection damages the stomach lining.

  • Bile reflux

    The liver produces bile to digest fatty foods. Bile reflux occurs when bile flows back into the stomach instead of progressing through the small intestine.

  • Medications

    The overuse of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or corticosteroids can weaken the stomach lining.

  • Physical stress

    A sudden illness or injury can cause gastritis. Sometimes, gastritis develops after physical injuries that don’t affect the stomach.

  • Gastritis medication

    Depending on the cause of your gastritis, your health care provider may recommend the following medications:

  • Antibiotics

    Getting antibiotics can help treat bacterial infections, including Pylori infections. Depending on the infection, you may need to take more than one type of antibiotic.

  • Antacids

    Calcium carbonate medications help reduce stomach acid exposure and relieve inflammation.

  • Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)

    PPIs can help reduce the amount of acid your stomach produces.

  • How to prevent gastritis

    H. pylori are easily transmitted, but it is possible to reduce your risk of infection by practicing good hygiene.

    In addition, you can take steps to minimize indigestion. Some effective preventive measures include:

    • Avoiding fatty, fried, spicy, or acidic foods
    • Reducing your caffeine consumption
    • Eating smaller meals throughout the day
    • Finding healthy ways to cope with stress
    • Not taking NSAIDs
    • Lowering your alcohol consumption
    • Not lying down for 2–3 hours after eating

    When to see a doctor for gastritis

    Talk to your health care provider if you experience:

    • Blood in your stool or vomit
    • Extreme weakness or fatigue
    • Unexplained weight loss
    • Recurring gastritis symptoms

    Related conditions to gastritis

    • Abdominal pain and discomfort

      • There are several potential causes of abdominal pain, including gastritis. In most cases, abdominal pain related to gastritis includes a gnawing or burning pain (indigestion) in the upper abdomen.
    • Stomach flu

      • Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu) involves diarrhea, cramps, nausea, vomiting, and fever.
    • Stomach ulcers
      • An ulcer is a patch of inflamed stomach lining. Ulcers cause more localized and severe pain, along with an increased risk of stomach cancer, bleeding, and perforation.
    • Diarrhea

      • Gastritis typically involves nausea and vomiting, while the stomach flu often leads to diarrhea.
    • Crohn’s disease

      • Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that leads to inflammation of the digestive tract.

     

  • How to treat gastritis

    The treatment of gastritis will depend on the underlying cause. If your health care provider does not find an underlying cause, they may recommend treatments to reduce symptoms.

    After gastritis is diagnosed, it is important to limit your consumption of irritating substances, such as spicy foods, alcohol, and NSAIDs. If you have an upset stomach, book an appointment with a doctor to discuss your treatment options.

    Gastritis symptoms

    Many people with gastritis do not experience symptoms, and those with symptoms often mistake them for indigestion. Because gastritis weakens the stomach lining, it can lead to bleeding. If you notice any signs of bleeding, including vomiting blood, black stools, or blood in your tool, seek medical attention immediately. Some common symptoms of gastritis include:

    • Loss of appetite
    • Nausea, vomiting, or bloating
    • Feeling extra full after a meal
    • Stomach ulcers
    • Diarrhea
    • Upper abdominal pain and cramps
    • Blood in your stool
    • Fever

  • Gastritis treatment FAQs

    • What is the best treatment for gastritis?

      The best treatment will depend on the underlying cause of your gastritis. In most cases, treatment for gastritis includes a combination of lifestyle changes, antibiotics to fight H. Pylori infection, and proton pump inhibitors to reduce stomach acid production.

    • What is the best medicine for gastritis?

      For immediate relief from gastritis, antacids can help neutralize stomach acid.

      If your gastritis is caused by an infection, your health care provider may prescribe antibiotics to fight Pylori bacteria. In addition, your doctor may recommend proton pump inhibitors to reduce stomach acid.

    • How long does gastritis take to heal?

      Acute gastritis can last anywhere from 2 to 10 days. Meanwhile, chronic (long-term) gastritis can last for weeks or months depending on the underlying cause.

    • What triggers gastritis?

      Gastritis is commonly caused by H. pylori infection. It can also be triggered by excessive alcohol use, physical stress, the overuse of NSAIDs, and the consumption of irritating foods.

    • Can gastritis go away on its own?

      Yes, gastritis can go away on its own, and many people recover from gastritis without medical intervention. However, medication can help speed up the healing process.

    • What are the possible complications of gastritis?

      Without proper treatment, gastritis can lead to serious health conditions, including anemia, peritonitis and sepsis, or stomach cancer

    • Can gastritis be prevented?

      It’s possible to reduce your risk of H. Pylori infection by practicing good hygiene, including hand washing. In addition, healthy lifestyle changes, such as reduced alcohol consumption and avoiding irritating foods, can lower your risk of gastritis.

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