Results for "Gastroenterology"

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Expert Advice to Prevent Gagging During an Endoscopy
Do you have a sensitive gag reflex? This sensitivity can lead to significant difficulties with swallowing pills and tolerating dental work and endoscopic...
Mar 03
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Is My Child’s Tummy Pain Pancreatitis or Something Else?
It’s 2 a.m., and your little one is up. No, not for a nightmare or extra snuggles. Instead, they’re crying, doubled over with stomach pain, nausea and...
Feb 24
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3 Big Reasons Your IBS May Be Getting Worse
When you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the whole thing can feel a bit mysterious. IBS is often the result of other health problems. And since these...
Jan 21
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Your Acid Reflux Can Flare over the Holidays. Here’s How to Cope
You might find that, for most of the year, it’s easy to control your acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). But when the holiday season...
Dec 20
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How a Simple Sitz Bath Can Relieve Your Genital or Anal Pain
If you have an injury to your perineum—the area between the anus and vulva (in women) or scrotum (in men)—a simple sitz bath could bring relief to the...
Dec 05
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Stomach Cancer’s Most Obvious Warning Signs
Stomach cancer used to be common in the U.S. In fact, it was America’s leading cause of cancer death for much of the early 20th century. Now, though? It’s...
Nov 21
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Is It Time to See an Expert for Your Child’s Tummy Trouble?
When your child suffers from stomach pain or digestive problems, it can be tough to figure out precisely what’s causing the trouble. “For some common issues,...
Sep 22
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Stop Stalling: How to Overcome Shy Bowel Syndrome
So, we meet again public bathroom. You’ve had your own throne to do “your business on” for the last year or so, and now it’s time to share a bathroom with...
Sep 16
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Why Does My Throat Hurt When I Wake Up?
In general, we all expect to wake up feeling better than we did the night before. We should wake up rested, clear-minded and brimming with energy for the...
Aug 20
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GIST: Are You at Risk for These Rare Digestive System Tumors?
We hear about stomach cancer and colon cancer a lot. But there’s another type of cancer that can affect the gastrointestinal (GI) tract that’s not so familiar....
Jul 09