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Stomach & Digestion (GI)
Appendicitis is a painful swelling, inflammation and infection of the appendix. Learn more about this medical emergency.
Biliary atresia is a rare liver disease that occurs in newborn babies. Learn more about this condition.
Celiac disease is a genetic, autoimmune digestive disease that interferes with the absorption of nutrients from food and causes permanent intolerance to gluten. Learn more about this condition.
Constipation is when your stools are painful or they do not happen often enough. Learn more about this condition and its causes and treatment.
Crohn's disease is when there is redness, swelling (inflammation), and sores along the digestive tract. Learn more about this condition.
Diarrhea is when bowel movements are loose and watery. Learn more about this condition.
Dysphagia means trouble swallowing. This condition can be long-term or it can come on suddenly. Learn more about this condition.
Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is an allergic inflammation of the esophagus that usually results from a food allergy. Learn more about this chronic condition.
GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a long-term digestive disorder. It happens when stomach contents flow back up into the food pipe and cause symptoms or problems. Learn more about this condition.
H. pylori is a spiral-shaped bacterium found in the stomach, which (along with acid secretion) damages stomach and duodenal tissue, causing inflammation and peptic ulcers.
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