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Gastroenterology

Diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract, which include the organs from mouth into anus, along the alimentary canal, are the focus of this speciality.

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Gastroenterologists perform a number of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including colonoscopy, endoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasound and liver biopsy.

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CA19-9 is generally considered as a marker for tumours originating from the pancreas and bile duct , although it can also arise from other organs such as the gallbladder, stomach, colon, lung, breast and gynaecological structures. In approximately 5% of the normal population, CA...
7 Dec 2019
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The management of liver cirrhosis (hardening) includes: managing the failing functions of the liver, lowering the pressure of the main visceral blood vessel (i.e. the portal vein) and watching out for complications of liver hardening, such as mental state changes, infect...
6 Dec 2019
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The emotional status of a person is closely related to symptoms from the digestive tract. These symptoms include: pain, bloating, nausea, vomiting, constipation and diarrhoea. As stress is known to induce more acid production and gastric spasms, acid ref...
6 Dec 2019
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Cysteine belongs to a group of substances known as amino acids, which serve as building blocks of protein and muscles. This amino acid is commonly found in food rich in protein and is safe for consumption and does not harm the liver . There are different derivatives or "versions...
4 Dec 2019
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The answer to your question is largely dependent on whether you develop any discomfort when doing so. Drinking coffee in the morning has become a routine for many people. This is usually taken with breakfast although some may like to take their coffee on an empty stomach the momen...
2 Dec 2019
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The very 1st step in the management of dysphagia or difficulty in swallowing is to exclude any obstruction in the swallowing pipe or oesophagus. If this problem has been progressive over a period of time, my advice for you is to quickly get an appointment and seek help from your d...
23 Nov 2019
There are many kinds of stoma, and I assume and answer relating to intestinal stoma . Intestinal stoma may be permanent or temporary. Permanent stoma are, in general, end stoma i.e. there is no more (usable) bowel remaining after the stoma. Such stoma are not planned for reversa...
22 Nov 2019
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Omezole, otherwise known as omeprazole, belongs to a class of medications known as Proton Pump Inhibitors. As the name implies, it inhibits the proton or acid pump, thereby reducing the gastric acid production and hopefully any pain related to acid overproduction. Dhacopan, on t...
21 Nov 2019
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To minimise constipation in IBS-C, you should: take in plenty of water, do regular exercise and increase intake of fibre. These basic steps should also help to relieve constipation for most people without IBS. In IBS-C, external factors such as stress , poor slee...
18 Nov 2019
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The most effective and safest way to treat traveller's diarrhoea is adequate hydration and plenty of rest . This is because most of the symptoms from such episodes are self-limiting and usually resolve within 1 to 2 weeks. The diarrhoea experienced by most people...
18 Nov 2019
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