digestive system

Peptic ulcer

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Peptic ulcer – what is a peptic ulcer Peptic ulcer (peptic ulcer disease) represents open sores in the mucous membrane of the lower esophagus, stomach or duodenum mainly as a result of bacterial infection caused by Helicobacter pylori. The most common symptom is severe stomach pain that extends from the navel to the sternum. If […]

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Crohn‘s disease

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Crohn's disease

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract that can affect any part of the digestive system, from the oral cavity to the end of the colon. Moreover, it is often difficult to distinguish from ulcerous colitis (inflammation of the colon with ulcerations). Most commonly, the affected part of the gastrointestinal tract in […]

digestive system

Helicobacter pylori

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helicobacter pylori

Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that can only live in humans in the lower part of the stomach and according to the World Health Organization, half of humanity has this bacteria. If left untreated, helicoid bacteria can cause more serious medical conditions. Helicobacter causes local inflammation of the gastric mucosa, that is, gastritis, and some […]