• Bacterial
  • Different factors contribute to gastritis, including bacterial infections, alcohol use, over-the-counter pain relievers, underlying reflux disease or stress. (livestrong.com)
  • gastropathy
  • Reactive gastropathy is morphologically distinct entity that can be separated from gastritis, which by definition has a significant inflammatory component. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a reactive gastropathy may mimic a (true) gastritis symptomatically and visually in an endoscopic examination, it may incorrectly be referred to as a gastritis. (wikipedia.org)
  • NSAID use, the label "chemical gastritis" is applied to a chemical gastropathy. (wikipedia.org)
  • acid
  • Patients with gastritis should also consume plenty of low-acid fruits and cooked vegetables, according to Mayo Clinic. (livestrong.com)