Digestive system cancers
Information about digestive system cancers from leading Australian health organisations.
Gastroparesis is a condition in which the muscles around your stomach don’t work properly. Although gastroparesis cannot be cured, the symptoms can be relieved.
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.
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacteria that can live in the stomach and eventually cause ulcers and gastritis. It's more common in developing countries.
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.
Stomach cancer, commonest in men over 50, doesn’t always have symptoms. You might reduce your risk of stomach cancer by making changes to your diet.
Gastritis occurs when the cells lining the stomach become inflamed, but often it has no symptoms. Find out here about its causes, treatments and more.
Underlying causes of abdominal pain
Abdominal pain has many causes, and may be short-term, long-term or a pain that comes and goes. Sudden and severe abdominal pain is a medical emergency.