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Gastritis - acute

  • Alternative Names

    Acute gastritis


    Symptoms
    • Dark stools
    • Indigestion
    • Loss of appetite
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Vomiting blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

    Signs and tests

    Tests that may be done to diagnose acute gastritis include:

    • Complete blood count (CBC, shows anemia)
    • Gastroscopy
    • Stool test for bleeding
    • Upper GI and small bowel x-ray series