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Acute Appendicitis

Duodenal Ulcer

Duodenal Ulcer

Duodenal ulcer is a small gap in the mucosal lining of the duodenum which is that part of your intestine immediately beyond the stomach. The gap is generally quite small and seldom reaching the size of a finger nail.. However because it does go through the full thickness of the mucosa, acidic stomach contents can reach the substructures of the lining and it is this that causes the pain.

Fibromyalgia symptoms and treatment

Fibromyalgia -- the disease doctors don’t want to know about

Recently I had a woman, 33, from Devon in the UK consult with me online about severe pains that she had been experiencing over the previous 3 years. She had been forced to find medical advice online as she was unhappy with her previous diagnoses from her GP. In brief, her symptoms were: