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Chronic digestive conditions

Chronic digestive conditions: Introduction

Chronic digestive conditions: The chronic digestive conditions include Bowel Cancer, Coeliac Disease, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Diverticular disease, Flatulence, Haemorrhoids, Indigestion and heartburn, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis), Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Lactose Intolerance, Ulcers. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chronic digestive conditions is available below.

Symptoms of Chronic digestive conditions

Treatments for Chronic digestive conditions

  • Medications - use of antibiotics to kill the infection, and acid-suppressing drugs.
  • Changes to existing medications -doses of arthritis medications, aspirin or other anti-inflammatory drugs can be changes to reduce their effects on stomach ulcers
  • Reducing acid - tablets are available to reduce the acid content in the gastric juices.
  • Lifestyle modifications - such as quitting cigarettes, since smoking reduces the natural defences in the stomach and impairs the healing process
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Chronic digestive conditions?

Chronic digestive conditions: Deaths

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Types of Chronic digestive conditions

Chronic digestive conditions: Complications

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Causes of Chronic digestive conditions

  • Chronically untreated diahorrea, constipation and diet are the main causes of it
  • more causes...»

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Chronic digestive conditions: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Chronic digestive conditions

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome...read more »

Chronic digestive conditions: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Chronic digestive conditions

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Chronic digestive conditions: Rare Types

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Chronic digestive conditions: Animations

Prognosis for Chronic digestive conditions

Prognosis for Chronic digestive conditions: prognosis depends on various factors with changes in lifestyle, diet and exercises.

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