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Constipation in adults refers to difficulty in passing stools or a decrease in the frequency of bowel movements. Causes of constipation in adults include a poor...learn more »
Colonoscopy is a procedure used to view the inside of the colon. Reasons for colonoscopy is to detect or diagnose diseases of the colon (Crohn's disease, ulcera...learn more »
Diarrhea can be caused by bacterial or viral infections, parasites, intestinal diseases or conditions, reactions to medications, and food intolerance. Symptoms ...learn more »
Painful ovulation (mittelschmerz) is the pain that occurs during ovulation. Pain with ovulation may occur on one side of the lower abdomen, midway between menst...learn more »
Flatulance (gas) is a normal bodily function. Excess gas may be produced by swallowing excess air, problems in the breakdown of undigested foods, lactase defici...learn more »
Adhesions are bands of scar tissue that form over organs. Adhesions can occur in the abdomen, pelvic region, or around the heart. Adhesions generally do not cau...learn more »
Because bleeding during all phases of pregnancy may be dangerous, you should call your health care professional if you have any signs of vaginal bleeding during...learn more »
Constipation in children affects up to 10% of children at any given time. Causes of constipation in infants and children include a willfulness to avoid the toil...learn more »
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) are bacteria that cause widespread infection. H. pylori may cause symptoms such as inflammation of the stomach and duodenum, ulc...learn more »
A barium enema is a diagnostic test. During the test, the doctor puts a contrast material called barium into the rectum. Enough barium is given to fill up the c...learn more »
The human colon is a muscular, tube-shaped organ measuring about 4 feet long. It extends from the end of your small bowel to your anus, twisting and turning thr...learn more »
Abdominal pain during pregnancy is common. Most often it is a result of round ligament pain. Round ligament pain is due to normal changes that take place as yo...learn more »
Pain after surgery is common. Pain after surgery is also normal and to be expected. Steps can be taken to minimize or eliminate pain, but pain that gets worse, ...learn more »
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