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
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic illness of the gastrointestinal tract, which inflames the mucous membrane of the colon. The full name of the disease is nonspecific ulcerative colitis (NNC). This illness can have serious consequences, therefore it is necessary to know about the causes of its occurrence, symptoms and variants of treatment. Continue reading