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Gastritis medication

Gastritis occurs when your stomach lining becomes inflamed (swollen and red). It can last for a short time or it can last a long time. Find out more about what medicines to take to relieve the symptoms.

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Duodenal ulcer

Duodenal ulcers are a common cause of abdominal pain but they can be treated. Learn what causes duodenal ulcers and how best to deal with them.

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Heartburn

Heartburn is a feeling of burning pain or discomfort in the chest. Find out about the triggers for heartburn and what you can do to reduce your risk.

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Magnesium deficiency

Magnesium deficiency is when the body does not get all the magnesium it needs for health. Read more about magnesium deficiency symptoms, diagnosis and causes.

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Calcium blood test

A calcium test provides information about how much calcium is in your blood.

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Hiatus hernia

In a hiatus hernia, a part of the stomach pushes up through a hole in the diaphragm, which is the muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen. Find out more about hiatus hernia.

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Stomach ulcers

Stomach ulcers occur in the lining of your stomach. Although they are common and can be treated, it’s important to be aware of the symptoms and get diagnosed early.

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Flatulence

Flatulence is the passing of air or gas from the intestine and through the anus, often accompanied by a sound and smell. Read more about flatulence.

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Underlying causes of diarrhoea

Diarrhoea usually occurs when fluid cannot be absorbed from your bowel contents, or when extra fluid is secreted into the bowel. Find out what causes diarrhoea.

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Pre-eclampsia or pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH)

A rise in blood pressure in pregnancy can be the first sign of pre-eclampsia, also known as pregnancy-induced hypertension.

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