What is Hepatitis C and Do I need to be Checked

What is Hepatitis C and Do I need to be Checked ?

When to seek evaluation from gastroenterology doctors Overview Chronic hepatitis caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a public health problem worldwide since it affects a large number of people and leads to terrible complications that put at risk the quality of life of patients, so It is therefore very important to carry out…

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DO YOU SUFFER FROM HEMORRHOIDS? CRH BANDING MAY BE THE ANSWER!

Hemorrhoids are a condition of enlarged veins located in the anus or rectal region. Common symptoms of inflamed hemorrhoid include continuous inching of the anus which leads to irritation and pain, difficulties controlling excretion, blood in stool, and many more. Although this disease is typically not life-threatening, the symptoms can be very bothersome and greatly…

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Having Difficulties with Swallowing Food Getting Caught Dyshpagia Choking 1

Having Difficulties with Swallowing? Food Getting Caught? Dyshpagia? Choking?

Overview Dysphagia is the medical term used to refer to difficulty swallowing, a situation that is usually related to nervous system disorders, tumors, or esophageal diseases. Dysphagia implies that the process of moving food or liquids from the mouth to the stomach requires more time and effort than usual. Its prevalence in the general population…

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Having Diarrhea After a Cholecystectomy or Gallbladder Removal, Now What 1

Having Diarrhea After a Cholecystectomy or Gallbladder Removal, Now What?

For several years it has been observed that people who undergo a cholecystectomy can develop chronic diarrhea. Cholelithiasis (gallstone formation) and cholecystitis (acute inflammation of the gallbladder) are very frequent pathologies whose treatment involves surgical resection of the gallbladder. While most people are satisfied after this intervention, some patients complain of gastrointestinal symptoms such as…

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Colonoscopy Screening for Colon Cancer. When should you get checked 1

Colonoscopy Screening for Colon Cancer. When should you get checked?

Overview Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) is the protocol for the detection of CRC and precancerous lesions (polyps) in asymptomatic people without a history of cancer or precancerous lesions. Screening allows the detection of polyps before they degenerate into cancer (polyps rarely cause symptoms), and the detection of cancer at an early stage, when the…

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CELIAC DISEASE: WHO IS AT RISK?

Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition which hinders the villi in the small intestine from absorbing and digesting gluten (a protein found in wheat), which in turn leads to the deficiency of some certain nutrient that the body needs. Patient afflicted with this particular disease have to avoid gluten in order to be able to…

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Having Diarrhea After a Cholecystectomy or Gallbladder Removal, Now What?

For several years it has been observed that people who undergo a cholecystectomy can develop chronic diarrhea. Cholelithiasis (gallstone formation) and cholecystitis (acute inflammation of the gallbladder) are very frequent pathologies whose treatment involves surgical resection of the gallbladder. While most people are satisfied after this intervention, some patients complain of gastrointestinal symptoms such as…

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Is this Heartburn, Indigestion, Stomach pain, or Do I Have an Ulcer?

Gastric ulcers, otherwise known as stomach ulcers, are a disease where painful sores develop in the lining of the stomach wall. This happens as a result of a reduction in the thickness of tissues that covers and protects the internal surface of the stomach from the corrosive digestive juice that is excreted. The symptoms of…

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