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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of chronic disorders that cause inflammation or ulceration in the small and large intestines. Most often IBD is classified as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease but may be referred to as colitis, enteritis, ileitis, and proctitis. Ulcerative colitis causes ulceration and inflammati ... Read on »
IBD by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 9:53pm Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an idiopathic disease, probably involving an immune reaction of the body to its own intestinal tract. The 2 major types of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease. As the name suggests, ulcerative colitis is limited to the colon; Crohn disease can involve any segment of the gastrointestinal tract from the ... Read on »
Ulcerative Colitis Guide by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Overview & Facts Ulcerative colitis is one of the most common forms of inflammatory bowel disease. Learn what it is -- and what you can do to control it. What is Ulcerative Colitis? Topic Overview Get an overview of ulcerative colitis, one of the most common inflammatory bowel diseases. What Happens Ulcerat ... Read on »
Frequently Asked Questions About Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? Answer: Inflammatory bowel disease is a group of two diseases: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. These chronic illnesses can inflame the gastrointestinal tract, causing bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain, and weight loss. Ulcerative colitis can affect the entire large in ... Read on »
LET'S TALK ABOUT...DIARRHEA, PT. 2 by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 18 Nov 2012 12:00am How many of you will be going "over the river and through the woods" this week for the Thanksgiving holiday?  Desperado and Helpful Buckeye will be at the home of some very dear friends here in Flagstaff for Thanksgiving dinner...something we've alternated years on for quite some time.  Friends and family are important all through ... Read on »
Don't Ignore Chronic Vomiting, Diarrhea in Cats by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Mon 02 Dec 2013 6:00am Dr. Coates is a veterinarian based in the other “Sunshine State” – that's Colorado to the rest of you – where she lives and plays with a varied range of animals. She shares her professional and personal experiences, Monday through Friday, here on petMD's blog, the Fully Vetted. Log in for your daily dose of her insight and wisdom. < Previous P ... Read on »
After what feels l ... by Stephanie Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:02pm  After what feels like the longest month of my life and a grand total of 20 days in the hospital, I am finally on the road to serious recovery. The hospital was intense, to say the least, but it was certainly worth it in the end. There were some good days, some bad days, some setbacks, and some tears, yet here I am, all in one piece and (at lon ... Read on »
New Doctors by Jennifer Jaff Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 Oct 2009 3:08pm I think I am going to change doctors. This is a huge decision. You spend years nurturing a relationship of trust and mutual respect, and walking away from it is a very hard decision. But when the trust is gone and your life is at stake, it's with reluctance that you make the hard choice to make a change. I've changed doctors because I've ... Read on »
Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is gastroesophageal reflux (GER)? Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) occurs when stomach contents reflux, or back up, into the esophagus during or after a meal. The esophagus is the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach. A ring of muscle at the bottom of the esophagus opens and closes to allow food to enter the stomach. This ring o ... Read on »
Whipple's Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Whipple's disease is a rare infectious disease that typically infects the bowel. It causes malabsorption primarily but may affect any part of the body including the heart, lungs, brain, joints, and eyes. It interferes with the body's ability to absorb certain nutrients. Whipple's disease causes weight loss, incomplete breakdown of carbohydr ... Read on »