What is Duodenitis?

Duodenitis is inflammation of the duodenum -the first part of small intestine just below stomach. Can be of sudden onset called acute or of prolonged duration called chronic . Usually caused by a bacteria H.Pylori, which transmits from person to person, food and water. Can present with nausea, vomiting, burning in stomach, and indigestion. H.Pylori can be diagnosed by blood,stool or breath test.

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Hello mam , i am AAAAA... from orissa, india .....now m suffering from duodenitis .... so please suggest me about my diet & suggest the best drug...

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Hi thanks for your question.
You’re suffering from duodenitis
Duodenitis is a endoscopic diagnosis.
What about the H-Pylori status of your stomach....

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Recently i have been diagnosed as suffering from "Sliding hernia at the lower end of Esophagus & duodenitis of first part" as per Endoscopic...

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A hiatus hernia of lower end of esophagus and duodenitis of first part is mainly caused by excessive gastric...

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I have a hiatel hernia , gastritis , duodenitis & a gallbladder that has stones, polyps & is diseased. I have to contact surgeon tomorrow about...

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Hi and welcome to Healthcare magic.Thank you for the query.
Of course that gastritis,duodenitis and hiatal hernia are realted. Hiatus hernia is...

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