Category Archives: Stomach diseases

Peptic ulcer symptoms

Peptic ulcer is a defect of the lining covering the stomach, duodenum (the small intestine) or the esophagus. Peptic ulcer of the stomach is called gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer. They are also the most common manifestations of peptic disease. The ulcer defect is the result of the action of acidic digestive juices secreted by… Read More »

Appendicitis symptoms

The appendix is a blind ending, curved crest attached to the early part of the colon (cecum). On its inner surface it is covered with cells that emit a sparing amount of slime secretion that drains to the cecum. The wall of the appendix contains mostly muscle and lymphatic tissue. The latter is part of… Read More »