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Pain in Abdomen by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Stomach is a vital part of the human body. It contains various important organs such as the liver, intestines, gall-bladder, pancreas etc. It is responsible for the digestion and absorbtion of the food that we eat. It is also one of the main reasons for the well being and proper functioning of the body. Stomach ailments can be caused b ... Read on »
LEFT ABDOMEN SWELLING by jesus12 Posted Mon 27 Aug 2012 1:21am last week i noticed that my left side of my abdomen had swollen.  I went into the emgerency room and the doctor did a urine test and a stomach x-ray of my stomach and said everything was good and prescribed me some donnatal.  I started having a little pain on my left side of my abdomen, back and on the right side of my abdomen.  I went back into ... Read on »
APPENDICITIS by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm The appendix is a small, tube-like structure attached to the first part of the large intestine, also called the colon. The appendix is located in the lower right portion of the abdomen. It has no known function. Removal of the appendix appears to cause no change in digestive function. Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. ... Read on »
Appendicitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The appendix is a small, tube-like structure attached to the first part of the large intestine, also called the colon. The appendix is located in the lower right portion of the abdomen. It has no known function. Removal of the appendix appears to cause no change in digestive function. Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. ... Read on »
About Appendicitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment General Info about Appendicitis The vermifom appendix or appendix in short, is a small part of the bowel or intestine. It is situated on the right side of the abdomen at the junction of the small and large intestines . It is a small narrow sac approximately 10 cm long and 1 cm wide. The appendix is a vestigial organ, that is, it serv ... Read on »
Strange that imaging tests were ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:21pm Strange that imaging tests were not ordered earlier, but she is beating the odds..BD   WASHINGTON - All her life, Jamie Fear's gut had been her proverbial Achilles' heel. When other people contracted colds or other respiratory infections, she got stomach viruses. She babied her digestive system and learned to live with her sensitive stomac ... Read on »
Your Child Suffering from Stomach Ache by My Lovely Grandma Posted Mon 02 Nov 2009 10:01pm Normally it happens in monsoon season and stomachache is one of the most common childhood complaints that we observe. Most parents assume that the pain in the stomach must be linked to something their child has eaten. However, this assumption does not always hold true. Stomachaches can be a symptom for a variety of ills. In babies belo ... Read on »
What Is Colon Cancer? by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm Colon cancer is a common type of malignancy (cancer) in which there is uncontrolled growth of the cells that line the inside of the colon or rectum. Colon cancer is also called colorectal cancer. The colon, also known as the large intestine, is the last part of the digestive tract. The rectum is the very end of the large intesti ... Read on »
Symptoms Of Crohn's Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm The symptoms of Crohn's Disease may not appear, at first, to have any relation with the disorder, especially since a number of the body's systems may be involved. Some of the symptoms of Crohn's disease include canker sores, ulcers, and skin lesions. Other symptoms of Crohn’s disease are eye disorders and hindered growth, as well as muscula ... Read on »
What Are Gallstones? by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment The gallbladder is a small pear-shaped organ located beneath the liver on the right side of the abdomen. The gallbladder's primary functions are to store and concentrate bile and secrete bile into the small intestine at the proper time to help digest food. The gallbladder is connected to the liver and the small intestine by a se ... Read on »