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Barrett's Esophagus Digestive Diseases  Esophageal cancer  Esophageal adenocarcinoma  Barretts esophagus 

Barrett's esophagus is a condition in which tissue that is similar to the lining of your intestine replaces the tissue lining of your esophagus. People with Barrett's esophagus may develop a rare cancer called esophageal adencarcinoma.

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Ostomy Surgery of the Bowel digestive system diseases  Digestive Diseases  Surgical Techniques  Postoperative Care  Nursing Care  Gastrointestinal System  Patient Care Management 

Describes four surgical procedures of the bowel: ileostomy, colostomy, ileoanal reservoir, and continent ileostomy.

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Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome anxiety  stress  diagnosis  nausea  Digestive Diseases  Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome  Gastrointestinal Motility  dehydration  Treatment Phase  Cycle of Symptoms  Well Phase  Recovery Phase  Vomiting Phase  Prodrome Phase  Migraine 

Describes the four phases of cyclic vomiting syndrome. Also includes a review of causes, treatments, and tips to prevent cyclic vomiting syndrome.

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Hemorrhoids prevention  digestive system diseases  symptoms  pregnancy  therapy  diagnosis  pruritus  Digestive Diseases  Surgical Techniques  Rectum  Dietary Fiber  Hemorrhoids  Constipation  Anus 

Describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatments for hemorrhoids.

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Gastroparesis research  digestive system diseases  symptoms  treatment  diabetes  Digestive Diseases  Patient Care Management  Diabetes Mellitus  Delayed Gastric Emptying  Gastroparesis  Motility Disorders  Information Resources  Etiology  Diagnostic Tests  Blood Glucose 

Defines gastroparesis and describes the symptoms, diagnosis, complications, and treatment.

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Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Children and Teens Digestive Diseases  GERD in children  Gastroesophageal reflux in teenagers  Heartburn in teenagers  Heartburn in children  Gastroesophageal reflux disease in children  Gastroesophageal reflux disease in teenagers  GERD in teenagers 

Describes gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in children and teens, including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Bowel Control (Fecal Incontinence) symptoms  causes  diagnosis  Digestive Diseases  Rectal Prolapse  Rectocele  diagnostico  pelvic floor  Fuga  leakage  muscle weakness  sintomas  Causas  Prolapso rectal  Suelo de la pelvis  Debilidad muscular 

Describes bowel control problems, or fecal incontinence, and its causes, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment. Provides tips for doctor visits and coping with bowel control problems. This publication is also available in Spanish.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome ibs  irritable bowel syndrome  Digestive Diseases  Constipation  Abdominal pain  Diarrhea  Functional GI disorder 

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a group of symptoms including pain or discomfort in your abdomen and changes in your bowel movement patterns that occur together, not a disease.

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Foodborne Illnesses prevention  research  symptoms  treatment  parasites  bacteria  viruses  complications  diet  Digestive Diseases  dehydration  Travelers Diarrhea  Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome  Foodborne Illnesses  Information Resources Assistant 

Discusses the causes, risk factors, and complications associated with Foodborne Illnesses. Reviews treatment options and prevention strategies. Provides resources for additional information.

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Lactose Intolerance digestive system diseases  milk  therapy  nutrition  Digestive Diseases  Diagnostic Tests  Food Labeling  Lactase  Lactase Deficiency  Calcium  Ethnic Groups  Digestion 

Defines lactose intolerance and provides information about its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. This publication is also available in Spanish.

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Inguinal Hernia research  digestive system diseases  symptoms  therapy  diagnosis  surgery  Digestive Diseases  Surgical Techniques  Patient Care Management  Information Resources  Etiology  Patient Education  Inguinal Hernia  Postoperative Complications 

Describes the types of inguinal hernia, as well as causes, symptoms, surgical treatment, and potential complications.

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Your Digestive System and How It Works Digestive Diseases 

The digestive system is made up of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract-also called the digestive tract-and the liver, pancreas, and the gallbladder. The GI tract is a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube from the mouth to the anus.

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Symptoms and Causes of GER and GERD research  digestive system diseases  symptoms  therapy  diagnosis  Digestive Diseases  Information Resources  Diagnostic Tests  Gastric Acid  Proton pump inhibitors  Drug Therapy  Heartburn  GI Tract  Gastroesophageal reflux disease  H2 Antagonists  Antacids 

The most common symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is persistent heartburn, also called acid reflux. GERD happens when your lower esophageal sphincter becomes weak or relaxes when it shouldn’t.

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