Doctors for Acid Peptic Disorders in Doiwala, Dehradun
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ACID PEPTIC DISORDERS
Acid peptic disorder, in gastro enterology, is a term used for a collection of disorders which are caused because of large quantities of stomach acid secretion. A decrease in the stomach’s mucosal defense is also known to cause acid peptic disorders. Some of the common acid peptic disorders are Meckel’s diverticular ulcer, gastritis, duodenal ulcer, GERD, gastric ulcer, Zollinger Ellison Syndrome and esophageal ulcer. Typical symptoms of acid peptic disorder include abdominal pain, weight loss, vomiting or nausea, water brash, loss of appetite and others.
HOW IS ACID PEPTIC DISORDERS DIAGNOSED?
Visiting a specialist in the gastroenterology department can help in unravelling the condition with the help of the symptoms you report. Also, the doctor may suggest an upper endoscopy to diagnose the condition.
HOW IS ACID PEPTIC DISORDERS TREATED?
Depending upon the underlying reason for the acid peptic disorder; the gastroenterologist treats it through medication and diet restrictions. Surgery is required for severe cases.
DID YOU KNOW?
Alcohol and smoking might make the problem more severe.