A capsule endoscopy is a procedure that involves swallowing a small capsule, which is the size of a large vitamin pill.
Hemorrhoid banding is a treatment method for hemorrhoids that don't respond to home treatments.
Liver and its cells as seen through a microscope change dramatically when a normal liver becomes fatty or cirrhotic.
IBD is used to describe disorders that involve chronic inflammation of your digestive tract.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects the large intestine.
GERD, is a digestive disorder that affects the ring of muscle between your esophagus and your stomach.
A motility disorder is a condition where the nerves and muscles in the gastrointestinal tract are not working together correctly.
A colonoscopy can be performed as a screening for colorectal cancer and other problems. It can help your doctor.
A nutritional deficiency occurs when the body doesn't absorb or get from food the necessary amount of a nutrient. It leads health problems.
With repeated bouts of acute pancreatitis, damage to the pancreas can occur and lead to chronic pancreatitis.
When one of the ducts that carry bile from the liver to the intestine via the gallbladder becomes blocked.
Diarrhea is characterized by loose, watery stools or a frequent need to have a bowel movement. This can be acute/chronic.
Constipation occurs when bowel movements become less frequent and stools become difficult to pass.
Nausea is stomach discomfort and the sensation of wanting to vomit. It can often be prevented.
Vomiting, or throwing up, is a forceful discharge of stomach contents. It doesn't settle right in the stomach.
Difficulty swallowing is also called dysphagia. It is usually a sign of a problem with your throat or esophagus.
Bright red blood or maroon colored stools usually indicate a problem in the lower part of the digestive tract such as hemorrhoids.
Pain from inside the abdomen or the outer muscle wall, ranging from mild and temporary to severe and requiring emergency care.
Inflammation causes the majority of gallbladder diseases due to irritation of the gallbladder walls.
An inflammation of the liver. It caused by a viral infection, but there are other possible causes of hepatitis.
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which your immune system responds abnormally to gluten.
Abnormal weight loss is a decrease in body weight, when you did not try to lose the weight on your own.
Abnormal Weight gain is a condition in which you are exposed to too much of the stress hormone cortisol.
Bleeding is the loss of blood. It can be external, or outside the body, like when you get a cut or wound. May be Internally/Externally
Peptic ulcer disease, oesophageal varices, and malignancy are the most common causes of melena.
ERCP is a procedure used to diagnose diseases of the gallbladder, biliary system, pancreas.
EGD, is a procedure used to examine the lining of the esophagus, stomach, and upper part of the small intestine.