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There are various diseases and conditions that can affect the stomach, leading to symptoms ranging from mild discomfort to more severe issues. Some common stomach diseases include:


Gastritis: This is the inflammation of the stomach lining. It can be caused by infections, long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), excessive alcohol consumption, or stress.


Peptic Ulcers: These are sores that develop on the lining of the stomach, small intestine, or esophagus. Helicobacter pylori infection, prolonged use of NSAIDs, and excessive acid production are common causes.


Gastroenteritis: Also known as the stomach flu, gastroenteritis is the inflammation of the stomach and intestines. It is often caused by viral or bacterial infections and leads to symptoms like diarrhea, nausea, and abdominal cramps.


Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer): This is a type of cancer that starts in the lining of the stomach. It may not cause noticeable symptoms in the early stages, but as it progresses, it can lead to weight loss, abdominal pain, and digestive issues.


Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): This chronic condition occurs when stomach acid flows back into the esophagus, causing heartburn and irritation. Long-term GERD can lead to complications like esophagitis and Barrett's esophagus.


Stomach Polyps: These are abnormal growths on the lining of the stomach. Most stomach polyps are noncancerous, but some types may have the potential to become cancerous.


Functional Dyspepsia: This is a chronic disorder characterized by recurring pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen, often without an identifiable cause.


Stomach Obstruction: This occurs when something blocks the normal flow of food through the stomach or intestines. It can be caused by tumors, scar tissue, or other abnormalities.


Erosive Esophagitis: Inflammation and damage to the lining of the esophagus due to stomach acid backing up into the esophagus. It is often associated with GERD.


Dumping Syndrome: This can occur after certain types of stomach surgeries, causing rapid emptying of the stomach contents into the small intestine and leading to symptoms like nausea, cramping, and diarrhea.


If you suspect you have a stomach-related issue or experience persistent symptoms such as abdominal pain, indigestion, or changes in bowel habits, it's crucial to seek medical attention for proper diagnosis and treatment. The specific treatment will depend on the underlying cause of the stomach condition.

Who will performing the procedure?


Dr Madhavi Kasi

Dr Madhavi Kasi is expert in general medicine and gastroenterology. MBBS, MRCP, FRACP

If you have any questions or concerns, Please talk to us at Chermside Specialists (22 Corrie St
Chermside QLD 4032) on 07 3505 6425 to find out more.