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Indigestion: Introduction

Indigestion: The symptom "indigestion" is not usually accurate enough for a full diagnosis. People use the word indigestion to mean various abdominal symptoms such as gas, wind, diarrhea ... more about Indigestion.

Indigestion: Indigestion, also known as upset stomach or dyspepsia, is a painful or burning feeling in the upper abdomen, often accompanied by nausea, abdominal ... more about Indigestion.

Indigestion: Various eating symptoms of indigestion (dyspepsia). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Indigestion is available below.

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Treatments for Indigestion

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Indigestion: Complications

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Causes of Indigestion

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Indigestion: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Indigestion

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 syndrome, is 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 system contains a variety of "good" bacteria 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 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. 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 ( 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 more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the more »

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Indigestion: Rare Types

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Article Excerpts about Indigestion

Indigestion, also known as upset stomach or dyspepsia, is a painful or burning feeling in the upper abdomen, often accompanied by nausea, abdominal bloating, belching, and sometimes vomiting. (Source: excerpt from Indigestion: NIDDK)

Definitions of Indigestion:

A disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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