Bleeding is not only external but also internal, and the gastrointestinal – one of the most dangerous among them. It is a serious complication of a certain disease of the gastrointestinal tract, such as ulcers, which can have fatal consequences.
Causes and symptoms of bleeding in the stomach and intestines
Usually, gastrointestinal bleeding is a complication of diseases such as ulcers, erosive gastritis, varicose veins of the esophagus and stomach, nonspecific ulcerative colitis. It can also occur due to the presence of polyps in the intestine, benign and malignant tumors in the organs of the gastrointestinal tract, and hemorrhoids. Continue reading