Gastritis is an inflammation in the lining of the stomach. The board-certified pediatric gastroenterologists with Norton Children’s Gastroenterology, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, have the experience to treat gastritis in children.
Gastritis is irritation and inflammation of the stomach lining. Gastritis can come on quickly as an acute condition or develop slowly over time (chronic).
Gastritis can develop for a number of reasons, including:
Each child may experience different symptoms. Common symptoms of gastritis can include:
The board-certified pediatric gastroenterologists with Norton Children’s Gastroenterology will work with you and your child to develop a unique care plan. Treatment will be based on your child’s age, current health, and the extent and cause of your child’s gastritis. Treatment may include medications such as: