Early Signs of Digestive System Disorders

Disorders of the digestive system are very various types and needs digestive system disease prevention and early detection to avoid health problems and disorders of the digestive system.

The following are some signs of a disorders or health problems in the digestive system that requires immediate medical examination by a health expert or a doctor or health care facilities so that it can be resolved as early as possible to avoid more severe complications of the disease.

Signs of disorders and diseases in oral or mouth
  • Sores that bleed easily or do not heal and difficult.
  • Swelling or thickening in the mouth and around of the mouth area.
  • The presence of red or white patches that persist.
  • Difficulty in chewing or swallowing, moving the tongue or jaw.
Signs of disorders or health problems in the stomach
  • Persistent heartburn
  • Difficulty digesting food.
  • Abdominal pain. Especially accompanied by nausea and vomiting.
Signs of disorder or health problems of elimination
  • Changes in bowel habits as constipation, loose stools or diarrhea, and others.
  • There are blood in the stool / feces.
Recommendations from the American Cancer Society for colon and rectum cancer detection, among others, by screening and early detection as follows:
  • Digital rectal examination performed by a specialist in health service that provides the examination. This examination is conducted every year is recommended once after age 40 years.
  • Stool guaiac test or examination is conducted once every year after the age of 50 years at a health care provider that provide the examination.
  • Proctoscopy examination or test performed every three to five years after the age of 50 years.
Early detection disorders and health problems at the intestinal system or digestive system can help you prevent or spared the occurrence of serious complications such as gastrointestinal disorders appendicitis or infection of the appendix, inflammatory peritonitis, intestinal perforations or holes in the intestine, Chronic ulcers and other complications.

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