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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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Helicobacter pylori

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a common bacterium that can live in the stomach lining causing inflammation and sometimes ulcers and stomach cancer

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Stomach ulcers

Stomach ulcers occur in the lining of your stomach. Be aware of the symptoms and get diagnosed early to treat ulcers and prevent complications.

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Underlying causes of abdominal pain

Abdominal pain has many causes, and may be short-term, long-term or come and goes. Sudden and severe abdominal pain is a medical emergency.

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Peritonitis

Peritonitis is a life-threatening condition and requires urgent medical attention. Find out more about peritonitis.

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Gastritis

Gastritis is when your stomach lining is inflamed (irritated, swollen and red). Find out about gastritis symptoms, causes, treatments and more.

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Neuroendocrine cancers

Neuroendocrine cancers are a rare group of cancers that most commonly form in the digestive system and the lungs. Read on for symptoms and treatments.

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Gastritis medicines

Find out about medicines used for gastritis (inflamed stomach lining). Read about the different types and benefits and risks of gastritis medicines.

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Digestive system

Your digestive system breaks down the foods you eat so they can be absorbed into the body and used for energy and nutrients. Discover how it works.

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Rectal bleeding

Rectal bleeding should be investigated by a health professional. You can learn more about the symptoms and causes of rectal bleeding here.

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