Results for "Gastroenterology"

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Here’s Why Your Belly Feels Bloated, and What to Do About It
You probably know the feeling. Your clothes feel tight around the waist, and you look like you gained 10 pounds in your last meal. You’re bloated and uncomfortable....
Nov 20
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Take These 4 Steps Before You Undergo Elective Surgery
When you are dealing with health problems, there are times when surgery is your only option. For example, your appendix might rupture and need to be removed,...
Sep 12
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What Parents Should Know About Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in Children
If your child has stomach issues, it can be challenging to get to the bottom of them. And as a parent, it can be heartbreaking to see them struggle with...
Sep 06
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Barrett's Esophagus Could Be Dangerous, So Watch for These Signs
If you have acid reflux, or GERD, you know it can be annoying or irritating. The sensation of heartburn may make you avoid large meals or certain foods,...
Sep 02
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Parenting Tips: How to Treat Diarrhea in Kids
When your children are little, there are lots of unexpected and somewhat gross things you’ll have to tackle. Things like spit-up, snotty noses and yes,...
Aug 26
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What Parents Should Know About Umbilical Hernias
If your baby has an “outie” belly button, especially one that gets bigger when they cough, cry or strain, it could mean they have an umbilical hernia....
Aug 11
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Don't Fall for These Myths and Misconceptions About Appendicitis
If you have stomach pain or nausea, it can be tough to figure out what’s going on. Maybe you picked up a germ at that potluck dinner, or simply ate something...
Aug 09
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Signs Your Stomach Problems and Abdominal Pain Could Be Diverticulitis
You undoubtedly get an upset stomach every once in a while. It’s a common problem stemming from a range of causes—spicy food, stress and gastrointestinal...
Jul 28
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Intussusception: A Common Cause of Abdominal Emergency in Children
Tummy aches, or abdominal pains, are common in early childhood. Many times, when your little one has a stomachache, you can chalk it up to a stomach bug,...
Jul 24
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What Is the Difference Between a Cyst and a Tumor
It’s natural to get some lumps here and there from time to time, such as a pimple or an injury from a bump or fall. Our bodies are wonderfully lumpy and...
Jun 27