Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

Digestive Symptoms During and After Meals Causes and Remedies

What are Digestive Symptoms? Digestive symptoms is any symptom related to the digestive tract and/or digestion. The most common of these symptoms includes: Nausea Heartburn Vomiting Excessive belching Excessive and loud stomach noises (borborygmi) Sensation of fullness (bloating) Excessive flatulence Constipation or >> Read More ...

Bowel Movement Odor (Bad Smell of Stool) Causes, Remedies

Stool naturally has an unpleasant odor and this odor can vary. Usually these variations are with changes in the diet, certain lifestyle factors that may change bowel habit or with the use of medication that may reduce or increase frequency of bowel movements. In most of these cases the change in odor is temporary and not >> Read More ...

Anal Fissures (Cracks / Tears) Causes, Treatment, Prevention

What are anal fissures? Anal fissures are tiny tears that occur in the delicate lining of the anus. This tearing is often associated with constipation and the passage of hard stool. At first these tears only involve the outermost layer (epithelium) of the anal mucosa but over time it can extend deeper. Pain and rectal >> Read More ...

Thin Stools (Pencil Thin Bowel Movement) Causes

Changes in color, consistency and frequency of bowel movements are often considered as symptoms of various diseases. For example, black stool, watery stool or passing stool more then 3 times a day would be considered abnormal for most people. However, the thickness of stool is almost never considered unless the stool is >> Read More ...

Rectal Discharge Meaning, Types and Causes

A discharge may be release from any surface of the body and with the cavities, these discharges may arise from much deeper in the body. Different types of discharge may occur for different reasons. When it comes to the rectum, stool is technically not considered as an abnormal discharge as it  is the waste material in the >> Read More ...
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