Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

Vomiting Belch – Causes of Vomit Tasting Burps and Remedies

Vomiting and belching are two different processes involving the upper digestive tract. Vomiting is where the contents of the upper digestive tract (usually food, beverages, enzymes, mucus and water) are expelled forcefully. Belching is where gas is expelled from the upper digestive tract through the mouth into the >> Read More ...

Burst Bowels – Causes of Small or Large Bowel Tears

The small and large intestines (bowels) are the longest parts of the gastrointestinal tract. It carries partially digested food from the stomach through a windy path during which it is digested further and water and wastes added before stool is passed out of the rectum. The distance of this intestinal transit is about 7 >> Read More ...

Bowel Spasms – Symptoms and Causes of Intestial Spasm

Every person experiences abdominal pain occasionally throughout life. This may be related to a disease of the bowels. However, the host of different organs in the abdominal cavity can make it difficult to differentiate bowel problems from other abdominal conditions. The reason for this pain may vary but sometimes it can be >> Read More ...

Esophagus Cancer – Symptoms, Tests, Scans, Staging, Treatment

What is esophagus cancer? Esophagus cancer (esophageal carcinoma) is a malignant tumor that arises from cells of the esophagus (food pipe). It is the sixth most common cause of cancer around the world and over 15,000 new esophageal cancer cases occur in the United States every year. Esophageal adenocarcinoma has become the >> Read More ...
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