Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

Abdominal Pain with Diarrhea – Causes and Other Symptoms

Diarrhea and abdominal pain are two common symptoms associated with the digestive tract. Often these symptoms may occur together and it can be difficult to isolate abdominal pain with diarrhea due to a specific cause. Diarrhea occurs for a variety of different reasons as does abdominal pain, and without considering other >> Read More ...

Constipation with Dieting and Fasting – Causes and Remedies

Constipation is a common symptom that many people experience when dieting or fasting. There are several reasons why constipation may occur in these situations. However, it is important to note that constipation does not affect every person who is on a diet or fast. It is more likely to occur during periods of strict >> Read More ...

Belching with Nausea – Causes of Burps and Sick Feeling

Belching and nausea are two common symptoms of a digestive upset. These symptoms can occur on its own or may sometimes arise together. Belching is a normal process that occurs several times in a day. However, when it is excessive then belching can be considered to be a problem. Nausea as well may occur momentarily but if >> Read More ...

6 Signs of Food Poisoning, Onset and Duration

Food poisoning is an illness that we all experience several times in life, and sometimes a few times within a year. It causes about 8 million illnesses a year in the United States. For most of us, food poisoning is as an acute illness that is not serious and lasts for just a few days. It may not even require medical >> Read More ...

Belching and Diarrhea – Causes and Other Symptoms

Most of us belch several times in a day with little thought of this expulsion of gas. It is normal and occurs when there is a build up of air and other gases in the upper digestive tract. However, when belching becomes excessive and is accompanied by other symptoms like diarrhea, then it could be due to come underlying >> Read More ...

Red Stool (Bowel Movement) and Reddish Diarrhea Causes

Any red discharge or excretion always raises the concern about bleeding. The same may apply to stool (feces) that is red in color or when red is seen upon wiping. It is of even greater concern when there is diarrhea that has a reddish tinge or there is completely red liquid being passed out as watery stool. While blood may >> Read More ...

Bowel Movement Chart – Meaning, Picture and Types

The consistency, shape and texture of stool can sometimes change from what is normal for an individual. These temporary fluctuations can occur for various reasons, like when loose stool or diarrhea occurs with food poisoning, or when low dietary fiber and water intake results in constipation. However, there are instances >> Read More ...

Stuck Bowel Movement Feeling, Causes, Treatment, Remedies

A normal bowel habit is usually associated with ease of passing stool at least 3 times a week or more frequently but not exceeding 3 times in a 24 hour period. Difficulty passing stool is a sign of constipation. It is one of the common causes for stuck bowel movement. This feeling may  be due to feces stuck in the bowels >> Read More ...

Diarrhea With Overeating and Bingeing – Causes and Treatment

Overindulging in certain foods or beverages and overeating in terms of larger than normal quantities of food intake can lead to diarrhea for several reasons. Sometimes this diarrhea can start during or immediately after eating, while at other times it may arise hours or even a day or two later. There may be no signs of an >> Read More ...
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