Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

Diarrhea for a Week – Causes and How Long Should It Last

Most of the time diarrhea is acute. This means that it arises suddenly, is often intense and resolves quickly within a few days. Sometimes no treatment is necessary for it to ease and eventually stop. However, when diarrhea continues for longer than a few days and persists up to a week or more then it becomes a cause for >> Read More ...

Belching Constantly – Causes of Non-Stop Burping

Belching, also referred to as burping, is a way of releasing gas that enters or is produced within the upper part of the digestive tract. This includes the esophagus (food pipe), stomach and sometimes the initial portions of the small intestine. Belching is a natural act, despite it being considered socially awkward to >> Read More ...

No Bowel Movement After Days, Weeks, Surgery, Laxatives, Enema

Athough bowel habit varies from one person to another, it is still considered to be normal if there are at least three bowel movements in a week and not more than three bowel movements in a day. Even individual habit can vary – sometimes a person who has a bowel movement everyday may find that a day is missed due to >> Read More ...

Abdominal Pain with Diarrhea – Causes and Other Symptoms

Diarrhea and abdominal pain are two common symptoms associated with the digestive tract. Often these symptoms may occur together and it can be difficult to isolate abdominal pain with diarrhea due to a specific cause. Diarrhea occurs for a variety of different reasons as does abdominal pain, and without considering other >> Read More ...

Constipation with Dieting and Fasting – Causes and Remedies

Constipation is a common symptom that many people experience when dieting or fasting. There are several reasons why constipation may occur in these situations. However, it is important to note that constipation does not affect every person who is on a diet or fast. It is more likely to occur during periods of strict >> Read More ...
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