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  1. Stomach Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your stomach is an organ between your esophagus and small intestine. It is where digestion of protein begins. The stomach has three tasks. It stores swallowed food. It ...
  2. Peptic Ulcer (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... is a sore in the lining of your stomach or your duodenum, the first part of your small intestine. A burning stomach pain is the most common symptom. The pain: ...
  3. Gastroenteritis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Have you ever had the "stomach flu?" What you probably had was gastroenteritis - not a type of flu at all. Gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the lining ...
  4. Stomach Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    The stomach is an organ between the esophagus and the small intestine. It mixes food with stomach acid and helps digest protein. Stomach cancer mostly affects older people - two-thirds of ...
  5. Indigestion (National Library of Medicine)  
    Nearly everyone has had indigestion at one time. It's a feeling of discomfort or a burning feeling in your upper abdomen. You may have heartburn or belch and ...
  6. Abdominal Pain (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... to your groin. Some people call it the stomach, but your abdomen contains many other important organs. ...
  7. Reflux in Children (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... that carries food from your mouth to your stomach. If your child has reflux, his or her stomach contents come back up into the esophagus. Another ... acts as a valve between the esophagus and stomach. When your child swallows, this muscle relaxes to ...
  8. Helicobacter Pylori Infections (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... type of bacteria that causes infection in the stomach. It is the main cause of peptic ulcers, and it can also cause gastritis and stomach cancer. About 30 to 40% of people in ...
  9. Esophagus Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... food and liquids from your mouth to the stomach. You may not be aware of your esophagus ... your esophagus does not close properly. This allows stomach contents to leak back, or reflux, into the ...
  10. Hiatal Hernia (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... condition in which the upper part of your stomach bulges through an opening in your diaphragm. Your ... come up. This leaking of acid from your stomach into your esophagus is called GERD (gastroesophageal reflux ...
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