Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

Hemorrhoids, Piles (Bulging Veins In Rectum)

Piles, hemorrhoids or ‘rhoids’ as it is known colloquially is a common problem that is estimated to affect almost 5% of the Amercian population. Yet only about one-third of these hemorrhoid sufferers seek medical treatment. It is believed that by the age of 50 years, about 50% of adults will suffer with >> Read More ...

Leaky Anus (Anal Leakage) Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

We never expect stool or urine to be expelled unless we want to purposely evacuate it. The act of passing urine or passing stool is usually controlled to the point where we can get to a toilet and relieve ourselves. Sometimes accidents do happen when a person has a bowel disease but this is usually short-lived. With >> Read More ...

Morning Nausea Causes in Men and Women

Waking up with nausea may set off alarm bells for women within a childbearing age – it is often among the first symptoms of pregnancy. But other possibilities have to be considered when there is nausea in very young or old females where pregnancy is not likely, as well as in men who are experiencing morning nausea. >> Read More ...

Acid Burps (Burning, Sour Belch) Causes and Treatment

Up to 4 out of 10 Americans experience acid reflux symptoms at some point making it one of the most common upper gastrointestinal conditions. It tends to become more common in people older than 40 years. However, acid reflux may not always present with the typical symptoms that most of us expect. Heartburn is considered to >> Read More ...

Rectal Pain in Men and Women, Causes and Symptoms

Pain in the rectum often feels like a deep-seated pain in the buttocks. While most of us are accustomed to occasional buttock pain, rectal pain tends to make us uneasy and rightfully so. While many of the causes of rectal pain are not due to serious conditions and can be easily treated or even resolve without treatment, >> Read More ...
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