Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

Bloody Diarrhea – Causes and Location of Bleeding

Ask a Doctor Online Now! Diarrhea is a common symptom and most of us are not immediately concerned when it does arise. Usually diarrhea is short-lived, often caused by a virus or bacteria, and many cases will resolve on its own even without treatment. However, the sign of bleeding with diarrheal stool will scare most >> Read More ...

Seasonal Constipation (Summer, Winter) Causes, Treatment

Ask a Doctor Online Now! Bowel habit varies from one person to another. Some people may go one or more times in a day, others may only go after every second or third day. However, it is accepted that your bowel habit is normal if you pass stool at least three times a week but not more than three times a day. It is not just >> Read More ...

Deadly Diarrhea (Children, Adults) Diseases, Duration, Recovery

Ask a Doctor Online Now! Every day 1 out of 9 child deaths occur due to diarrhea. In fact every year diarrhea kills about 760,000 children under the age of five, and it is the cause of 10.6 million deaths across the globe. Diarrhea is the second most common cause of death among infants. Although children are more prone to >> Read More ...

Bowel Motility Disorders Meaning, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Ask a Doctor Online Now! Food and beverages move through the digestive tract at different speeds. This is largely determined by the motion within the gut, that is generated by small muscles that contract and relax in a rhythmic coordination. It ensures that the food you eat travels down your throat, through your esophagus, >> Read More ...
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