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What can cause ulcers in middle section of small intestine? Accompanied by blood & mucous in poo.. With stomach cramps

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine

In brief: Small intestines

Lesions in the small intestine are difficult to diagnose and often the patient has to swallow a camera like capsule to demonstrate it.
Causes of ulcerations there can be difficult to identify. Medications like aspirin, Advil and Aleve are causes. Sometimes the bleeding lesion is caused by a vascular malformation which simply bleeds like a nose bleed. Your gastroenterologist is best qualified

In brief: Small intestines

Lesions in the small intestine are difficult to diagnose and often the patient has to swallow a camera like capsule to demonstrate it.
Causes of ulcerations there can be difficult to identify. Medications like aspirin, Advil and Aleve are causes. Sometimes the bleeding lesion is caused by a vascular malformation which simply bleeds like a nose bleed. Your gastroenterologist is best qualified
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