Posts Tagged Stomach
The disease can very nicely be diagnosed by an endoscopy.This can be treated by newer proton pump inhibitor drugs.This drug has left the surgical option for this disease limited to the complications only.If drug treatment fails nice surgical options are available.
Flexible Endoscope. One patient came to me in great distress with hiccup,pain in the abdomen and inability to stand. Apart from this ,patients present to a doctor with complains of vomiting of stale food some hours or days of taking food.There is loss of appetite ,weakness,malnutrition,hiccup and desire to induce vomiting to get relief from […]
Image via Wikipedia H.pylori a comma shaped bacteria generally contaminate drinking water has been linked to development of gastritis and duodenal ulcer and found associated with cancer stomach.This bacteria remains under the mucous layer of stomach , infect the cells and sets inflammation.This gradually progress to type B gastritis which may in the long run […]
ESOPHAGEAL VARICES. Bleeding from upper intestine ,most commonly from an ulcer in stomach and duodenum causes black stool .Black stool is due to action of acid (hydrochloric)on the hemoglobin (present in the red blood cells).That is substantiated by occult blood test of a stool sample.The exact disease of stomach and duodenum can be determined by […]