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Known causes of duodenitis include:
- Bacterial infection (often by Helicobacter pylori)
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Viral infection
- Autoimmune diseases
Known symptoms of duodenitis include:
- Abdominal pain
- vomiting uncontrollably
- light headed (dizziness)
Diagnosis is generally made by endoscopy and reviewing symptoms.
Treatment is aimed at removing the irritant or infection. Helicobacter pylori infection is usually treated with antibiotics.