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10 Symptoms of Appendicitis - Adults and Children Appendicitis is a very common disease, affecting approximately 7% of the population, making it a major medical emergencies worldwide. Appendicitis usually occurs between 10 and 30 years, but can occur at any age, although it is rare in children under 2 years.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 29 November 2015
Painful bowel movements
Anal Fissure - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment The anal fissure is a small tear in the skin around the anus, which can arise after trauma, such as passing hard and/or large feces during an evacuation. Anal fissure usually occurs in middle-aged people, but it is also a common cause of rectal bleeding in babies.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 19 August 2017
Escherichia coli
Bacterium Escherichia Coli (E.coli) Escherichia coli, also called E.coli, is a bacterium which normally lives in the intestines of mammals. All feces we eliminate daily contain trillions of bacteria like Escherichia coli.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 08 February 2014
Celiac disease
Celiac Disease or Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy Coeliac disease, also called gluten-sensitive enteropathy, is a disease of the small intestine characterized by intolerance to gluten, a protein present in many foods such as wheat, oats and barley.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 27 March 2013
Colonoscopy Exam - Preparation, Sedation and Risks Colonoscopy is a safe endoscopic procedure that provides information that common radiological tests may not be able to give. Colonoscopy has the advantage that it can be used both for diagnostic purposes and for treatment of some diseases affecting the colon and rectum.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 16 October 2017
Vomiting syndrome
Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome Cyclic vomiting syndrome is a disorder known since the 19th century, characterized by recurrent and intense episodes of vomiting, with no apparent cause being determined. The bouts of vomiting come and go, but during the break, the patient is perfectly healthy and without complaints.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 24 March 2017
Diarrhea - Causes and Treatment   (1 comments) Diarrhoea is one of those diseases that everyone has at least once during their lifetime. Most people with at least one episode per year.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 21 March 2012
Diverticulitis in large intestine
Diverticulitis - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Diverticula are small pockets or holes that form on the wall of the colon, usually in people over 60 years of age. Many people have diverticula in the colon without presenting any type of complaint or symptom.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 23 May 2018
Dyspepsia - Symptoms of Upset Stomach Dyspepsia is name used to describe a variety of symptoms arising in the stomach, which include burning, stomach pain, indigestion, upset stomach, fullness, bloating, distended stomach, etc.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 28 September 2012
Gastritis and Gastric Ulcer   (5 comments) First you should understand what causes gastritis and gastric and duodenal ulcer.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 03 March 2012
Giardia lamblia
Giardia Lamblia - Symptoms, Transmission and Treatment The Giardia lamblia, also called Giardia intestinalis or Giardia duodenale, is a protozoan parasite that the intestines of humans, causing diarrhea and abdominal pain.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 27 June 2018
Homemade whey
Homemade Whey - How to Make It And What Is It For? Homemade whey is a water, salt and sugar solution that can be made at home and is used for the treatment and prevention of dehydration in patients with diarrhea and/or vomiting.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 03 September 2018
Intestinal polyps
Intestinal Polyps - Symptoms and Treatment The presence of one or more polyps is a common diagnosis during colonoscopy which always tends to raise questions by patients and their families.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 07 April 2012
Abdominal pain in IBS
Irritable Bowel Syndrome The irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder characterized by abdominal pain and altered bowel habits, without any identifiable organic cause.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 26 October 2015
Pain in stomach area
Major Gastritis Symptoms Gastritis is the name given to inflammation of the gastric mucosa, layer of tissue that lines the wall of the stomach, protecting it against excessive acidity. Gastritis can be acute, when the inflammation arises suddenly, or chronic, when the inflammation is slowly established, and the mucosa can remain inflamed for months or even years.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 21 June 2017
Bristol stool chart
Mucus in Feces, Green Feces and Other Changes Changes in the normal stool characteristics may be the first sign of disease of the gastrointestinal tract. Unfortunately, not many people have the habit of checking the appearance of stools after each bowel movement, letting clear signs of digestive problems.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 04 April 2016
Pancreatitis symptoms
Pancreatitis - Causes and Symptoms Pancreatitis is the term used to describe inflammation of the pancreas. When inflammation of the pancreas occurs suddenly, i.e., sharply, we are facing an acute pancreatitis.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 11 March 2014
Clostridium difficile under microscope
Pseudomembranous Colitis - Clostridium Difficile The human digestive system is home to over 1000 species of microorganisms. Our natural gastrointestinal flora are harmless and often beneficial in normal conditions, it aids in the digestion of food and hampers the proliferation of virulent bacteria from abroad. However, when the balance between the microorganisms is hundreds of natural broken, it increases the risk of uncontrolled growth of pathogenic microbes, or capable of causing intestinal infection.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 01 April 2016
Stomach ulcer and duodenal ulcer
Symptoms of Stomach Ulcer and Duodenal Ulcer We call peptic ulcer lesions that appear on the most superficial layer of the mucous lining of the stomach or duodenum (first portion of the small intestine). When the ulcer appears in the stomach, it is called gastric ulcer; when it appears in the duodenum, it is called duodenal ulcer.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 27 July 2014
Procedure of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - What Is It and How Is It Done Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, often called an endoscopy, is a test to visualize the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract, composed of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum (the first portion of the small intestine).
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 07 November 2017
Viral gastroenteritis
Viral Gastroenteritis - Vomiting and Diarrhea Viral gastroenteritis is one of the most common human diseases, second in incidence only to respiratory infections.
Gastrointestinal   Article saved: 19 March 2013
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