Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

Appendicitis (Inflamed Appendix) Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Lower right side pain may be due to a host of causes but appendicitis is often suspected with severe pain in this quadrant. It can be a serious and even life-threatening condition that required emergency medical attention. Surgery is often performed to remove the appendix. Although death from appendicitis is rare these >> Read More ...

Reflux When Lying Down Causes, Remedies and Treatment

Acid reflux is a common condition and up to 40% of Americans experience symptoms with as many as 10% suffering with daily symptoms. The exact prevalence is unknown because in silent acid reflux there are no obvious symptoms. In addition many people suffer with acute reflux that is not reported and quickly remedied with >> Read More ...

Small Bowel Movements (Stool Volume and Size) Causes

Normal bowel habit means passing stool anywhere between three times a day to three times a week. More frequent or infrequent defecation may be classified as diarrhea or constipation, respectively. However, the volume of stool as well as the shape and size of the stool is not often taken into consideration. Sometimes the >> Read More ...

Squeezing Stomach Pain (Abdomen) Causes

There are many different sensations that may be experienced which is not always described according to strict medical definitions. However, even these crude descriptions can at times be helpful in identifying the underlying cause before diagnostic investigations can be conducted. Abdominal pain is common problem and can be >> Read More ...

Milk Diarrhea (Adults and Children) Causes, Diet, Treatment

Most of us view milk as a nutritious food with a host of health benefits. Therefore it may seem inconceivable that symptoms arise after consuming milk. However, milk can be a problem for some people where it may exacerbate skin, nasal or lung symptoms and even lead to digestive symptoms such as abdominal cramps and >> Read More ...
1 2 3 44