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Are protease enzymes found in digestive enzymes safe for

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Are protease enzymes found in digestive enzymes safe for anyone who has had gastritis or an ulcer in the past? How safe are protease enzymes on a person's stomach lining?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 2 months ago.


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Protease enzymes, namely, pepsin, trypsin and chymotrypsin act in the duodenum and small intestine and help in protein digestion

They are nothing to do with damaging mucosal lining of stomach provided if your mucosa is intact

But if you have history of ulcer, I do not suggest

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