Results for "Gastroenterology"

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The Connections Between Crohn’s Disease and Higher Cancer Risk
If you have Crohn’s disease, you know what it’s like to deal with the unpleasant symptoms. The condition is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that irritates...
November 28
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Hiatal Hernias and GERD: Understanding the Link
If you have GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), you know how unpleasant the symptoms can be. The heartburn, regurgitation and chest discomfort can...
November 19
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Is Gastritis Causing Your Stomach Pain?
Do you have a cast-iron stomach, or do you deal with stomachaches from time to time? Stomachaches (or abdominal pain) happen between your chest and pelvis...
September 21
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Twisted Colon: Untangling the Cause of Abdominal Cramping
Have you doubled over with stomach cramps again? Could it be something you ate? Or could your symptoms indicate another issue?  Abdominal cramping or stomach...
August 11
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What a HIDA Scan Can Tell You About Your Gallbladder Health
Abdominal pain can be tough to diagnose because so many different health problems can cause it. If you have abdominal pain and your doctor suspects there’s...
July 23
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Your Doctor Says You Have Polyps. What Happens Next?
When you think of polyps, you might think of growths in your colon. That’s a common place to find polyps, but it’s not the only place. “You can get polyps...
June 27
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Pregnancy Acid Reflux? Tips to Cure the Burn
If you’re battling “the burn” in your chest (AKA heartburn) during your pregnancy, you may have been told it means your baby will be born with a full head...
June 06
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How to Give an Enema (and Suppository) to Your Child
No one likes to talk about poop (or stool), but it seems unavoidable when you have children. Parents often get concerned about their child’s bowel habits–what’s...
May 08
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Your Undiagnosed Digestive Disorder Could Be Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)
Many people with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) suffer from smelly diarrhea for many years, oftentimes after eating fatty foods. People with EPI...
May 07
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Crohn’s Disease and Colitis: Why It’s Crucial to Get the Right Diagnosis
Maybe you’re dealing with some unpleasant gastrointestinal issues. You have diarrhea, abdominal cramping and perhaps blood in your stool. Plus, you might...
April 19