Results for "Gastroenterology"

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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
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More Than a Gut Feeling. Five Ways to Manage Ulcerative Colitis
Ulcerative colitis (UC), an inflammatory bowel disease, isn’t something you typically bring up in dinner conversation, but it can be an embarrassing condition...
Jun 22
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When Your Doctor Might Want You to Have a Fluoroscopy Exam
X-rays are the workhorses of imaging inside your body. They’ve been a routine tool to help diagnose medical problems for nearly 100 years, and they’re...
Jun 08
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Could Your Heartburn Really Be a Hiatal Hernia?
Spicy foods may give you heartburn, dairy could make you gassy, or maybe it’s bread that makes you bloated. We’ve all learned what foods upset our stomachs,...
May 22
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6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Gut Health Naturally
This year when it comes to being a happier, healthier you, go with your gut. Your gut doesn’t merely handle digestion or flutter with occasional butterfliers...
Apr 14
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IBS or Tummy Trouble? A Low FODMAP Diet Could Help
Feeling gassy, bloated and uncomfortable again? We’ve all had that unsettling feeling in our stomach after eating something that just didn’t hit the spot....
Apr 08
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What to Know About C. Diff, a Common (But Serious) Colon Infection
Did you recently have a hospital stay? Have you been taking antibiotics? And have you been getting severe diarrhea too? If you said “yes” to a few of these,...
Apr 04
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Expert Advice to Prevent Gagging During an Endoscopy
Do you have a sensitive gag reflex? This sensitivity can lead to significant difficulties with swallowing pills and tolerating dental work and endoscopic...
Mar 03
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Is My Child’s Tummy Pain Pancreatitis or Something Else?
It’s 2 a.m., and your little one is up. No, not for a nightmare or extra snuggles. Instead, they’re crying, doubled over with stomach pain, nausea and...
Feb 24
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3 Big Reasons Your IBS May Be Getting Worse
When you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the whole thing can feel a bit mysterious. IBS is often the result of other health problems. And since these...
Jan 21