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Complications of Gallbladder Infection Complications of Gallbladder Infection

The gallbladder is almost the size of a pear and sits below the liver. The primary function of a gall bladder is to receive bile […]

What is Bile Diarrhea?

Bile diarrhea is an unusual complication of gallbladder surgery. Bile is a brown greenish liquid which is secreted by the liver. Bile is needed for […]

Duodenal Diverticulum – Types, Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Diagnosis and Treatment

The duodenum is the first part of the small intestine. It is followed by the next two parts of the small intestine, namely, the jejunum […]

Abdominal Tuberculosis

Abdominal Tuberculosis , also known as Gastrointestinal TB, is a recurring problem in the developing world. So much so that the World Health Organization categorizes […]

What are the causes of mucus in infant stools?

Adult or infant alike, stools are often a key indicator of digestive health. For infants, who are barely a few months old the statement could […]

What Causes Large Stools?

According to the Bristol Stool Chart, the ideal type of stools would be the type 4 and type 5. Type 4 is the sausage and […]

What are the Components of Human Stool?

Elimination of wastes is an intrinsic part of the digestive process. The health of the digestive system and overall health is indicated by a normal […]

The Bristol Stool Chart Explained

It is true that your toilet bowl could say a lot about you. The color, texture, size, shape and form of your stools reflect your […]

What are Fundic Gland Polyps?

Fundic gland polyps refers to the occurrence of small (2-5mm), multiple polyps in the fundus of the stomach. Polyps are abnormal growths of tissue from […]

What is Esophageal Candidiasis?

Esophageal candidiasis is often referred to as an opportunistic infection of the esophagus. It is manifested when the esophagus is mostly attacked by the fungus […]

What is Rapunzel Syndrome?

Rapunzel syndrome is a rare condition in which one encounters a gastrointestinal obstruction caused due to trichophagia or a disorder which entails eating of hair. […]

Hemoperitoneum – Causes, Diagnostic Tests and Treatment

Hemoperitoneum would mean the presence of blood in the abdominal cavity, essentially the peritoneal cavity. The peritoneal cavity is the space between the parietal peritoneum […]

Causes of Necrotizing Pancreatitis

Necrotizing Pancreatitis is characterized by a sudden inflammation of the pancreas. It is essentially a more morbidity prone variant of the Acute Pancreatitis. About 185,000 […]

Pancreatic Fistula – Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

The pancreas are an important organ of the digestive system. It is actually a gland which performs both endocrine and exocrine functions. It endocrine functions […]

Causes Of Abdominal Distention in Babies

Abdominal Distention in babies is mainly manifested by a protruding abdomen. The swelling can be moderate or extreme. It could be associated with some serious […]