What is Duodenum?

The duodenum is the first part of the small intestine. It is located between the stomach and the middle part of the small intestine, or jejunum. After foods mix with stomach acid, they move into the duodenum, where they mix with bile from the gallbladder and digestive juices from the pancreas. Absorption of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients begins in the duodenum.

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Hello I am having a Gastroscopy tomorrow and on my form is says +D1/D2
Can you explain what this means please?
What does D1/D2 signify?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
First and second part of the duodenum.

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These terms refer to the duodenum...

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Can eating Almonds induce spasm in the duodenum?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Almonds do not induce duodenal spasm, its recommended food for peptic ulcer

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I am 35 years old male...was having bloating stomach pain etc for more than three weeks..endoscopy-UGI was performed today...findings -...

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Brief Answer:The report shows gastric ulcer as mentioned in your question.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to the HCM,
Since endoscopy is a test to...

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