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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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What causes mild inflammation and gastric foveolar metaplasia in duodenum. On biopsy. No h pylori? No medications.

What causes mild inflammation and gastric foveolar metaplasia in duodenum. On biopsy. No h pylori? No medications.

Secretions: Foveolar hyperplasia and metaplasia is a response of one epithelium to injury or as a reactive pattern. This is most often seen in the stomach. However, if there is irritation (chemical by secretions from the pancreas or liver) or inflammation (gallstones, alcohol, etc), you can get metaplasia in the duodenum. In general, helicobacter pylori don't grow in the duodenal ph. ...Read more

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My mother buttock is very damaged bcz of lots needle (drug=ferro sanol duodenal) and the skin became purple and its been like that for 2-3 month???

My mother buttock is very damaged bcz of lots needle (drug=ferro sanol duodenal) and the skin became purple and its been like that for 2-3 month???

See your doctor.: Multiple injections can cause bruising and other skin damage. Ferro sanol duodenal can also be prescribed orally; you might ask your doctor if that form is available in your country - and if not, perhaps another iron supplement can be used instead. ...Read more

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Can hepatitis B couse abdominal distension and pain in the upper abdomen.? 4 years that discovered disease, she dosn't use drugs, should it use? What?

Can hepatitis B couse abdominal distension and pain in the upper abdomen.? 4 years that discovered disease, she dosn't use drugs, should it use? What?

See specialist: Hi. Hepatitis B can cause serious liver damage, all the way to liver failure; it can also cause liver cancer. The pain and swelling could be an enlarged liver stretching it's capsule. Your friend should see a liver specialist experienced with treating viral hepatitis. ...Read more

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Where is the duodenal?

Where is the duodenal?

Abdomen: The duodenal is the duodenum which is a short piece of intestine that connects the stomach to the small intestine where all the nutrients are absorbed. ...Read more

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Where is the duodenum?

Where is the duodenum?

After stomach: Its the first part of your small intestine, right after your stomac. ...Read more

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What is the use of a duodenum?

What is the use of a duodenum?

Conduit: The doudenum connects the stoamch to the small intestine like the jejunum and ileum. As the food progresses to the intestine additional agents are added via the duodenum, such as bile and digestive enzymes from the pancreas. ...Read more

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Is the duodenum acidic or basic?

Is the duodenum acidic or basic?

Acid.: The pH of the duodenum varies depending on how far away you are from the stomach. Closer to the stomach it is more acidic, and it becomes less as you get farther away in the duodenum. It still ends up with a pH of about 6, which is still acidic. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Where's duodenum pain usually felt?

Upper central: Duodenal pain is typically felt in your upper central abdomen and may radiate to your back. ...Read more

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What causes decreased folds in duodenum?

Folds: Decreased duodenal folds may be a sign of past or present inflammation or superficial ulceration/inflammation. Your physician would review these findings with the radiologist and have a better idea of their significance or whether any additional testing or treatment are advisable. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: duodenum?

Small intestine: The duodenum is the first part of the small intestine. It is responsible for aspects of digestion and nutrient absorption immediately after food leaves the stomach. ...Read more

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What causes duodenal adenocarcinoma?

What causes duodenal adenocarcinoma?

Not known!: Just like many other Cancers in people, the exact cause of your Cancer is not known. One way to look at is why do some people get sick and others remain well without having any serious illness. It may be just a matter of chance or bad luck. ...Read more

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What causes "inflammation" of the duodenum?

Many things: A bacterial infection could cause this (helicobacter). Excessive acid production can cause this. Medications (aspirin, ibuprofen) can cause this. Stress can cause this. There are many other causes. Acid peptic disease is the more common cause along with the h. Pylori infection. Treatment is available. Rarely now is surgery needed. Diagnostics are readily available. See a GI doctor. ...Read more

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What causes villous flattening in the duodenum?

Celiac disease: This is the most serious condition (gluten-allergy) but there other conditions that can cause a similar appearance - alcohol, medications, other food allergies, etc. ...Read more

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How is duodenal adenocarcinoma generally treated?

It depends on Stage: Treatment of Cancer depends on the extent of tumor (called stage of Cancer). If the Cancer is loclaised (stage 1 or 2) surgery is the best approach of treatment. If it has spread farther away, then chemotherapy has to be the mainstay of treatment with or without surgery. Your oncologist can guide you further. ...Read more

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What is flatish looking duodenal mucosa?

What is flatish looking duodenal mucosa?

↓ed normal villi: The multiple small projections of cells, call villi, which greatly increase surface area for interaction with food are decreased, thus resulting in a flattened appearance. This is somewhat typical of celiac sprue but there are many possibilities. ...Read more

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What happens if you have ruptured duodenum?

Serious: This is a serious injury where the small intestine near the stomach becomes injured or torn. Bruising can cause intestinal blockage. Intestinal leakage is serious and can cause internal life threatening infections. This can be a difficult diagnosis to make too, as it may not show up readily on x-rays or ct scan. May likely require surgical repair. ...Read more

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What does a duodenum biopsy show?

What does a duodenum biopsy show?

Duodenum: Biopsies of the duodenum are usually performed to rule out inflammation of the lining or infection. Most commonly, biopsies are used to determine if the pathology is consistent with celiac disease. ...Read more

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Do colonoscopies see the duodenum?

Do colonoscopies see the duodenum?

No: Colonoscopy gets to the proximal start of the colon. The duodenum is the beginning of the small intestine into which the stomach empties. To see the duodenum, a telescopic tube is inserted through the mouth and past the stomach. ...Read more

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What are some causes of duodenal atresia?

Duodenum-congenital: The cause is the same, a failure of the process of developing an opening in the duodenum in utero. About 1/3 of the cases are found in children with down syndrome. That is the single most common association. There are children born with both esophageal and duodenal atresia and that is a surgical emergency. ...Read more

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What are probable causes of duodenal atresia?

Unknown: No one knows the exact cause of the atresia. The duodenum goes through a phase where is is "solid" and then an opening develops. Something happens and this does not occur correctly. 20-30% of the time it is associated with down syndrome. It is correctalbe with surgery. ...Read more

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I complaint from pain in duodenal when I hungry?

I complaint from pain in duodenal when I hungry?

Dyspepsia.: The diagnosis of "dyspepsia" could include gallstones, gastritis, ulcer, duodenitis, pancreatitis and other painful conditions. So yes, it certainly can hurt or be experienced as a burning sensation or a squeeze-and-release feeling. If not investigated, you should get to your doctor for some testing. ...Read more

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Does nodularity of the duodenum indicate inflammation or could it be totally normal?

Depends: It depends on what you call nodularity. Duodenum sits around pancreas and pancreas is nodular. Normal mucosal folds of duodenum may look nodular. Inflammation can also cause prominent duodenal folds. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a duodenum that is erythematous (hyperemic) and denuded?

Several things: It could be celiac disease. It might be inflamed from NSAID use. There are other causes too. You've had an endoscopy to reach this conclusion I presume - so talk to your GI md. ...Read more

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What is the duodenal papilla?

What is the duodenal papilla?

The duodenal papilla: ... is a small opening in the first part of the small intestine (duodenum) where bile secreted by the liver and enzymes secreted by the pancreas enter the gut to help with digestion of food. ...Read more

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What is a duodenum ulcer?

What is a duodenum ulcer?

Intestinal ulcer: The duodenum is the first portion of the small intestine where the stomach empties. It is exposed to stomach acid and is at significant risk of ulcer formation. The 2 most common causes of stomach or duodenal ulcers are infection with the helicobacter pylori bacteria and the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, meloxicam, etc. ...Read more

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What causes duodenal ulcer?

What causes duodenal ulcer?

Duodenal Ulcers: The most common cause of duodenal ulcer is a stomach infection associated with the helicobacter pylori (h pylori) bacteria. Other risk factors for duodenal ulcers include overuse of alcohol, tobacco, and medications such as Aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids). Severe illness has also been implicated as a risk factor in the development of duodenal ulcer. ...Read more

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Why is rantidine administered to patients with duodenal ulcers?

Cuts down stom acid: It is an effective medicine in treating inflammation and pain in the stomach. It is in a class of drugs known as an H2 blocker and has been used for years to treat stomach related issues. There are now other, stronger medicines available, so Zantac (ranitidine) is less frequently used. ...Read more

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What effect does a ruptured duodenum have on you?

What effect does a ruptured duodenum have on you?

Deadly: Your duodenum is part of you gastrointestinal tract. If it is ruptured the content of your gastrointestinal tract can leak out into your body and result in serious infection that can lead to death. This is a medical emergency. ...Read more