Results for "Gastroenterology"

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Barrett's Esophagus Could Be Dangerous, So Watch for These Signs
If you have acid reflux, or GERD, you know it can be annoying or irritating. The sensation of heartburn may make you avoid large meals or certain foods,...
Sep 02
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Parenting Tips: How to Treat Diarrhea in Kids
When your children are little, there are lots of unexpected and somewhat gross things you’ll have to tackle. Things like spit-up, snotty noses and yes,...
Aug 26
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What Parents Should Know About Umbilical Hernias
If your baby has an “outie” belly button, especially one that gets bigger when they cough, cry or strain, it could mean they have an umbilical hernia....
Aug 11
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Don't Fall for These Myths and Misconceptions About Appendicitis
If you have stomach pain or nausea, it can be tough to figure out what’s going on. Maybe you picked up a germ at that potluck dinner, or simply ate something...
Aug 09
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Signs Your Stomach Problems and Abdominal Pain Could Be Diverticulitis
You undoubtedly get an upset stomach every once in a while. It’s a common problem stemming from a range of causes—spicy food, stress and gastrointestinal...
Jul 28
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Intussusception: A Common Cause of Abdominal Emergency in Children
Tummy aches, or abdominal pains, are common in early childhood. Many times, when your little one has a stomachache, you can chalk it up to a stomach bug,...
Jul 24
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What Is the Difference Between a Cyst and a Tumor
It’s natural to get some lumps here and there from time to time, such as a pimple or an injury from a bump or fall. Our bodies are wonderfully lumpy and...
Jun 27
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More Than a Gut Feeling. Five Ways to Manage Ulcerative Colitis
Ulcerative colitis (UC), an inflammatory bowel disease, isn’t something you typically bring up in dinner conversation, but it can be an embarrassing condition...
Jun 22
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When Your Doctor Might Want You to Have a Fluoroscopy Exam
X-rays are the workhorses of imaging inside your body. They’ve been a routine tool to help diagnose medical problems for nearly 100 years, and they’re...
Jun 08
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Could Your Heartburn Really Be a Hiatal Hernia?
Spicy foods may give you heartburn, dairy could make you gassy, or maybe it’s bread that makes you bloated. We’ve all learned what foods upset our stomachs,...
May 22