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Digestive Disorders

  • Gastritis

    Gastritis refers to a group of conditions characterized by inflammation and/ or irritation of the stomach lining. It is often caused when mucus (the protective layer of stomach wall) gets weakened...
    22/08/2014 by Dr.
  • Hepatomegaly - Enlarged Liver Condition

    Hepatomegaly is the medical terminology used to denote enlargement of the liver ('hepato'- liver, 'megalo'- enlargement). It is not exactly a disease; rather it is a sign of a prevailing health...
    24/06/2014 by Dr.
  • Managing Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

    Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is characterized by excessive accumulation of fat in the liver. It is the commonest cause of abnormal liver function tests affecting 30 percent of the...
    19/06/2014 by Dr.
  • Cholecystitis - Inflammation of the Gall Bladder

    Cholecystitisis means inflammation of the gallbladder. Gallbladder is a hollow, pear-shaped small organ residing beneath the liver (right side of the abdomen). It stores and concentrates bile which...
    12/06/2014 by Dr.
  • Understanding Various Liver Disorders

      Liver is the largest solid organ in the body and carries out several vital functions, particularly carbohydrates, protein and fat metabolism. It also plays a role in fighting infections,...
    04/06/2014 by Dr.
  • Liver Cirrhosis

    Liver  is the largest solid organ in the human body. It is located in the right upper part of abdominal cavity. It performs many vital metabolic and synthetic functions. These functions can be...
    22/05/2014 by Dr.
  • Liver Transplant

      Transplanting is a procedure, where a new organ replaces a damaged organ. It can be an eye or heart or kidney or a liver or a pancreas. The new organ can be from a brain dead person when it...
    12/05/2014 by Dr.
  • Cancer of the Gall Bladder

    Cancer of the gall bladder is rather uncommon and occurs, when cancer cells (malignant cells) are found in the gallbladder tissues. It is more common in women than in men. Cancer of the...
    26/02/2014 by Dr.
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    Dealing with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gut disorder. Symptoms can be quite variable and include abdominal pain, bloating, and sometimes bouts of diarrhoea and/or constipation. Symptoms tend to...
    24/11/2013 by Dr.
  • Peptic Ulcers

    Peptic Ulcers

    Peptic ulcers are erosions in the mucous linings of tissues lying in the stomach or the first part of the small intestine (which are parts of the gastrointestinal tract). These ulcers (sores) are...
    20/03/2013 by Dr.