Hepatitis: Types, Causes, Symptoms and Cure

An inflammation of the Liver Tissue is called hepatitis. It is usually caused by a virus while there may be other reasons for the same. There are various types of hepatitis depending on the nature of the virus that causes the condition. Other possible causes include autoimmune hepatitis and secondary effects of medications, drugs, alcohol or toxins. Hepatitis may show symptoms such as yellow discoloration of the skin, vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal pain or diarrhea. Read more

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Gallbladder Pain: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, & Complications

Gallbladder pain is an inclusive term that used to describe any pain due to the disease related to the gallbladder. The major gallbladder problems that produce gallbladder pain are biliary colic, cholecystitis, gallstones, pancreatitis, and ascending cholangitis. Symptoms vary and may be triggered by eating certain foods. Pain can be described as intermittent, constant, abdominal, radiating to the back, mild to be severe which is depending on the underlying cause. Read more

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Cystogastrostomy Overview

Cystogastrostomy is a surgical procedure creates an opening between the pancreatic pseudocyst and the stomach, when the cyst is in a suitable position then it will be drained into the stomach. Read more

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Capsule Endoscopy Preparation

Capsule endoscopy is a procedure that which use a tiny wireless camera to take the pictures of  digestive tract. Capsule endoscopy is a technology that uses a swallowed video capsule to take photographs of the inside of the esophagus, stomach, and small intestine. Read more

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Gastroparesis Causes and Symptoms

Gastroparesis is a disorder,which occurs when the stomach takes too long to empty food. This disorder, also known as delayed gastric emptying, is a result of weak or abnormal muscles in the stomach. It is caused damage to the vagus nerve, which regulates the digestive system. Read more

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Heart Burn – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

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The esophagus is a connected tube from the mouth to the stomach and it helps to push food toward the stomach in rhythmic waves. The stomach combines food, acids and enzymes are together to begin digestion. There are some protective cells that line the stomach to prevent the acid from causing inflammation. The esophagus does not have this same protection, and if stomach acid and digestive juices reflux back into the esophagus due to gastric problem, they can cause inflammation and damage to its unprotected lining. Read more

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