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‘Stomach’ Diseases

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Bleeding Ulcer Causes

Bleeding Ulcer Causes

Saturday, March 19, 2011 5:54

Ulcers are sores which are like a crater and are generally ¼ inch to ¾ inch in width, however at times they can become 1 to 2 inches in width. These sores develop in the stomach lining and are known as gastric ulcers, beneath the stomach at the ...

Peptic Ulcers

Peptic Ulcers

Saturday, March 19, 2011 5:08

What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is a sensitive, raw patch, very much like a mouth ulcer, which forms a break in the lining of the stomach or the duodenum. Gastric ulcers occur in the stomach and duodenal ulcers occur in the duodenum, the first part of ...

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Ulcers in Women

Ulcers in Women

Saturday, March 19, 2011 4:46

Ulcers in Women A peptic ulcer is a sore that develops in the mucous layer of the stomach, duodenum or, in rare cases, ...

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Heartburn Diet

Heartburn Diet

Saturday, March 12, 2011 4:23

A burning sensation felt in the chest is referred to as 'heartburn'. The main reason behind heartburn is acid reflux disease or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), wherein the contents of the stomach, including the digestive juices are pushed back into the esophagus. For some, heartburn can be an ...

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Stomach Cancer

Stomach Cancer

Thursday, March 10, 2011 3:11

Although the incidence of stomach cancer has declined dramatically in the United States and Western Europe in the last 60 years, the disease remains a serious problem in much of the rest of the world, where it's a leading cause of cancer death. This global variation is ...