A common test for gastritis is to do an endoscopy with a biopsy of the stomach. A sample of tissue will be taken and examined under a microscope. Other procedures could also be carried out such as doing an upper gastrointestinal series and do a blood test to check or anemia which may be a sign for chronic bleeding in the stomach. She can also do a stool test to check for blood and test for H. pylori infection as the doctor tests the patient’s breathing, blood or stool for signs of infection(MUSC Digestive Disease Center, n.d.).
A patient can be treating by giving medication that helps in the reduction of the acid in the stomach. By doing this it will help to give ease to the symptoms of gastritis. Antacids such as Alka-Seltzer and Mylanta are most commonly