Stomach & digestive systems conditions

  • Peptic ulcer

    (PUD; Duodenal Ulcer; Ulcer, Peptic; Ulcer, Duodenal) Peptic ulcer – Definition Peptic ulcer is a sore in the lining of…

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  • Typhoid fever

    (Enteric Fever) Typhoid fever – Definition Typhoid fever and paratyphoid fever are serious illnesses caused by Salmonella bacteria. It may…

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  • Pinworm

    (Roundworm) Pinworm – Definition Pinworms are very common parasites that live in the intestine. Pinworms are most active at night,…

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  • Peritonitis

    Peritonitis – Definition Peritonitis is an inflammation or infection of the peritoneum. The peritoneum is a thin tissue lining that…

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  • Pancreatitis

    (Chronic Pancreatitis; Acute Pancreatitis) Pancreatitis – Definition Pancreatitis is a disease in which the pancreas becomes inflamed. The pancreas is…

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