Posted 3/5/2015 7:48 PM (GMT -7) Welcome to the forum, Max. I have bloating and gas alot in my intestines so i take probiotics. my stomach is healing. However gastritis can persist for long periods of time even with the PPIs. I so hate gastritis :( And I am so nearly in tears everytime I get this sick feeling.. I was prescribed Nexium for 2 mos, but did not really feel any improvements. George Report / Delete 1 Reply . Veteran Member. My doctor recently prescribed Protonix. Every person will heal at a different rate. How long does acute gastritis last? How long does it take to heal from gastritis? Primarily, antibiotics are used to treat severe cases of H. pylori infection. To ensure the treatment is effective, doctors recommend additional testing at least four weeks after finishing medications to see if the H. pylori bacteria is still present. I hope you are seeing a gastroenterologist. Alcohol and tobacco are unfortunately not going to help the healing process. There's really no way to be able to give you any kind of estimate on how long it will take gastritis to heal. Then i take licorice 1 or 2 times a day to also heal my stomach and intestines. How to Get Rid of Gastritis. But does anyone how long does it take gastritis due to NSAIDS to heal? Acute gastritis is a sudden inflammation or swelling in the lining of the stomach. Gastritis - time to heal? I think though in your case it won't take long for you to get back to normal. Good thing I found this website, because I too have been trying to figure out how long it would take to cure my gastritis symptoms. Posts : 5149. The pain is temporary and usually lasts for 2-10 days at a time. In specific cases, medicinal treatment may be appropriate. I am now guessing its probably not even due to NSAIDS considering its been close to a month now and I dont think I am any better. Gastritis is inflammation of the stomach lining, the most common symptoms of gastritis patients are pain and/or discomfort in the upper abdomen.. I had Gastritis in October, had the bouts of nausea and burping I thought they would never go away, was given 2 months of Protonix also, it's a information in the lining of the stomach and it does take awhile to heal, I got better, eat light like your doing, nothing with acid, you will get better hang in there. I have been on medication now for 2 mos but still feel the same symptoms. Some side effects of these types of medication yes wait for it is stomach pain. It often causes severe and nagging stomach pain. I eat oatmeal and rye toast for breakfast or eggs scrambled with a potato..and then tuna fish or some kind of chicken for lunch, then i eat cooked veggies all day long and i eat some pasta, or turkey or fish for dinner.. 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