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Chickenpox, settled in the intestine, was accused of causing ulcers

Chickenpox, settled in the intestine, was accused of causing ulcers

Chickenpox, settled in the intestine, was accused of causing ulcers

Chickenpox can stay in the body throughout life. According to doctors, it is worth it for the inexplicable fact of abdominal pain and bloating. This "intestinal chickenpox" can even cause ulcers, writes The Daily Mail.

Doctors already knew that after exposure to chickenpox in childhood virus isolated in the nerve cells near the brain and spinal cord. Experts at Columbia University assured that the virus is isolated and in the nerve cells of the intestine. Usually he sleeps, but, sometimes, breaks out, causing problems. Rather, it occurs when the immune system is weakened.

Breaking out, the virus damages the tissues and causes pain. The result – irritable bowel syndrome of unknown etiology. The presence of the virus in the intestine proved analysis of six children. This is confirmed by studies in guinea pigs. And all patients with ulcers, which attracted a study found the virus in the gastrointestinal tract.

One 16-year-old patient was a large ulcer in the stomach. It had to be surgically removed. It appeared in all the cells surrounding the ulcer is a virus. It is possible that the virus is even a few deaths.