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Helicobacter Pylori: an infectious disease
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Helicobacter Pylori: an infectious disease

Helicobacter Pylori is the most common chronic bacterial infection in the world, colonizing the stomachs of more than 50% of the human population. The discovery of this bacterium has changed the concept of care and management for peptic ulcer disease, mucosa-associated lymphomas, gastritis, and gastric carcinoma. Although the mode of transmission is not definitively known,...

Common Signs & Symptoms of Gastro Disorders?
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Common Signs & Symptoms of Gastro Disorders?

Whether it is an upset stomach, diarrhea or heartburn that just doesn’t seem to go away. At Triborough GI New York we know that recurring digestive issues can sometimes point to something bigger than spicy food or a case of gas. Digestive distress can be caused by many various types of gastrointestinal disorders, some of...

What you need to know about fatty liver disease
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What you need to know about fatty liver disease

Fatty liver disease, as the name suggests, is associated with your liver. Though it is very common among western regions, still it is a matter of concern for you. The reason being, if it develops complications, then it can be life-threatening. In the earlier stages, you may not develop severe symptoms. Mere fatigue or discomfort...

H. Pylori – The Silent (And Sometimes Deadly) Bacteria Inside Us
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H. Pylori – The Silent (And Sometimes Deadly) Bacteria Inside Us

pylori was the first bacteria to be formally recognized as a carcinogen and is an underlying root cause of many gastrointestinal disorders. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a spiral-shaped bacterium that lives in the stomach and has been infecting people for a long time, with sometimes deadly results. It is an infection that is usually...

Pancreatic diseases
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Pancreatic diseases

Pancreatitis is an inflammatory disease of the pancreas, with manifestations in the form of irreversible changes in the structure of the organ, which cause pain and a steady decline in its function. The pancreas performs important functions: the secretion of most digestive enzymes production of insulin (a hormone, insufficiency of which leads to diabetes) There...

Gastritis During Pregnancy: Causes, Foods to Avoid
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Gastritis During Pregnancy: Causes, Foods to Avoid

Some women have gastrointestinal issues that worsen and become more prominent during pregnancy. This may be due to increased hormone levels, but it may also be a result of the decreasing space in the body cavity for all of the internal organs. In this post, we’ll take a look at some common pregnancy woes –...

Gallstone Risks, Symptoms, and Treatment
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Gallstone Risks, Symptoms, and Treatment

Determining the cause of acute abdominal pain can be difficult since there are many organs in the abdomen. But one of the most frequent causes is gallstones. Do you have severe abdominal pain? You could have gallstones. Tucked beneath your liver, the gallbladder is a seemingly inconsequential organ that stores bile from your liver. When...

Heartburn, Acid Reflux and GERD: What Are the Differences?
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Heartburn, Acid Reflux and GERD: What Are the Differences?

Though unpleasant, the occasional heartburn that can ruin your meals every now and then is common and usually not cause for concern. When it occurs more frequently, however, heartburn indicates a more serious issue, such as acid reflux disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Heartburn, acid reflux and GERD are related, but with some important...

Constipation: Fatigue, Nausea, and Other Side Effects
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Constipation: Fatigue, Nausea, and Other Side Effects

Constipation is not the most exciting health topic! Still, it’s essential to understand as the side effects of improper bowel evacuation can be quite detrimental to a person’s health. What is Constipation and Why Is It a Problem? Constipation is defined as infrequent bowel motions that are hard, dry and difficult to pass. It is...

Rectal Bleeding: Should I Be Worried?
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Rectal Bleeding: Should I Be Worried?

When you notice blood in your stool, it can understandably raise your alarm bells. You can suspect the blood is coming from your rectum when you notice bright red or maroon blood in your stool, on a piece of toilet paper after you wipe, or a trickle in the toilet bowl after a bowel movement....

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