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Callous stomach ulcer: what is dangerous, how to get rid of it

Callous stomach ulcer: what is dangerous, how to get rid of it

A callous stomach ulcer is called in cases where its edges and bottom undergo cicatricial changes, are covered with connective tissue and the lesion of the organ wall takes on the appearance of a callous ulcer. The disease is difficult, the patient suffers from constant pain. The seasonality of the manifestations of peptic ulcer disease in such clinical cases disappears, the acidity level rises, the disease acquires a persistent course. Antiulcer therapy turns out to be ineffective, as the edges…

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Heartburn drugs

Heartburn drugs

Heartburn is an unpleasant symptom that you want to get rid of faster. After all, eating and feeling full should bring pleasure and relaxation, not torment. Let’s find out what drugs can help with heartburn. Heartburn occurs when acidic stomach contents enter the esophagus. The mucous membrane of the esophagus is not adapted to such an environment and there is an unpleasant burning sensation. In the process of life, such a condition can happen to anyone with overeating, a strong…

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Diseases of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum

Diseases of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum

Pathologies of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum play a leading role in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. This directly affects the quality of life of patients. Disturbances in the work of the esophagus are mainly associated with malfunctions of its motor function. The cause of pathologies of the stomach, esophagus, duodenum is most often the activity of bacteria (Helicobacter pylori), inflammatory processes, congenital features of the body, neoplasms. SymptomsDiseases of the esophagus are characterized by the following symptoms: chest paindifficulty…

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Doesn’t take too much? What are the risks of malfunctioning of the small intestine?

Doesn’t take too much? What are the risks of malfunctioning of the small intestine?

What is the problemMalabsorption, or malabsorption in the intestine, is called a malfunction of this organ, which manifests itself in a number of symptoms that form against the background of a violation of the digestive and transport functions of the small intestine. This necessarily affects the metabolism. Often, malabsorption syndrome is congenital and manifests itself in children in the first 10 years of life. But there are also cases of acquired disease. Diagnosis directly depends on the symptoms. So, for…

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Leaky intestines. What is this syndrome and what is it fraught with?

Leaky intestines. What is this syndrome and what is it fraught with?

Leaky gut syndrome, as experts say, is the colloquial name for leaky or irritable bowel syndrome. Normally, liquid is absorbed through its walls and enters the circulatory system. At the same time, various bacteria, slags and toxins do not have an outlet. However, with this syndrome, they can get out, enter the bloodstream and spread throughout the body. Causes of the problemThere are many reasons why the permeability of the intestinal walls may increase. So, for example, chronic inflammation in…

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Transition of stomach ulcers to cancer

Transition of stomach ulcers to cancer

The frequency of the transition of ulcers to cancer is, according to most authors, about 5-7% of all cases of stomach ulcers). Statistical data in this regard, as with other complications, range from 1-2 to 30%. From a diagnostic point of view, it is important that only a stomach ulcer, more often of the antrum, pyloric and subcardial sections, passes into cancer, less often of a lesser curvature. More often, the transition to cancer is observed with a long-term peptic…

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Gastritis

Gastritis

Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining; in cases where the inflammatory process captures the duodenal mucosa, the disease is called gastroduodenitis. Inflammation can be caused by a variety of causes and symptoms. Therefore, a number of varieties of gastritis are distinguished. In other words, gastritis is the designation of a whole group of diseases associated with a violation of the gastric mucosa. The prevalence of gastritis is very high. At least every second person suffers from gastritis. Improper…

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INFLAMMATORY INTESTINAL DISEASES

INFLAMMATORY INTESTINAL DISEASES

General symptoms of inflammatory changes in the intestine In most cases, inflammation gives rise to signs that bother the patient and force him to go to a hospital. Bowel inflammation symptoms: Abdominal pain. Often, patients cannot accurately indicate the localization of pain, but characterize it as squeezing or bursting, not suspecting that their intestines are inflamed. As a rule, pills relieve such pain only for a short period of time. The condition resembles irritable bowel syndrome. – The appearance of…

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Sour is not sour. What is stomach acidity

Sour is not sour. What is stomach acidity

Everyone knows that the human stomach produces a special juice for digesting food. But not everyone knows that this juice contains real hydrochloric acid, which has bactericidal properties and helps the body to digest what has been eaten. Sometimes problems arise with the production of acid, and then the gastroenterologist diagnoses increased or decreased acidity of the stomach. What are these conditions, how are they dangerous and how to cure them? Golden meanOur stomach is divided into several sections. In…

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Types and forms of stomach and duodenal ulcers

Types and forms of stomach and duodenal ulcers

The most dangerous types of ulcers: perforated (perforated) You got a hole in your stomach ?! For some, this is a joke about a gluttonous person, but for others, it may not be funny at all. An opening in the stomach is an extremely life-threatening complication of peptic ulcer disease. If we imagine that the stomach wall is a piece of multilayer cardboard, then an ulcer is damage to the upper layers. These layers can tear, fray, but if the…

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