Achlorhydria (anaciditas) - the lack of free hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice. The content of pepsin normal or slightly reduced. Achlorhydria can be functional (reflex effects on secret producing function of the stomach by a number of pathologically changed authorities) and organic (changes glandular apparatus of the stomach in chronic gastritis, cancer, the polyposis and others) origin.
Treatment of the underlying disease. If ahlorgidrii functional nature, in addition to treatment influence on pathologically changed body, indicated by clinical nutrition, sedatives, balneotherapy. Cm. also Ahilia, Gastric juice.

Anaciditas (from the Greek. negative consoles'an and lat. aciditas - acid) - the lack of free hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice associated with the termination of her gastric cells. Unlike ahilii (see Ahilia stomach) when Anaciditas saved pepsin secretion. Anaciditas is functional or organic origin. Unlike Anaciditas functional, organic A. hydrochloric acid is not allocated and after the injection of 0.5 ml of 0.1% solution of hydrochloric acid histamine. A. can occur when psychical disorders, stomach diseases (chronic gastritis, cancer, tuberculosis, after gastroenterostomy), intestine, liver, biliary tracts, kidneys, lungs, and disorders of the endocrine system, chronic infections. A. often accompanied by weight in the epigastric region, feeling of fullness stomach, nausea, sometimes vomiting, diarrhea (if you roll a compensatory function of the pancreas).
Treatment should be directed at eliminating the root cause of A. in Addition, well-appointed powdered foods, broth, eliminate fatty food; rough plant and animal tissue. Periodically give hydrochloric acid, azerpipe, betazed, Pancreatin. When functional A., in addition, appoint bromides, physiotherapy and balneotherapy, and organic - course lavage of the stomach.