Intestinal Obstruction

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Intestinal Obstruction is a medical condition, in which a blockage seriously impairs intestinal contents passage or completely stops. Intestinal Obstruction can happen anywhere within the intestine. When intestine fills with gas, digestive secretions, fluid, or food, it swells like a soft hose. In infants and newborns such disorder is usually resulted from volvulus (twisting of […]

Abdominal Pain

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Abdominal Pain may be resulted from disorders along the person’s digestive tract or elsewhere in the abdomen. These problems may include gallstones, ruptured esophagus, pancreatitis, appendicitis, IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), and perforated ulcer. Some of such diseases are considerably minor; others can be life-threatening. A physician must determine whether prompt treatment is required or whether […]

Diverticulitis

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Diverticulitis is a medical condition in which infection or inflammation of 1 or more diverticula, occurs. Diverticulitis is less likely to occur in individuals under age of 40, than in those over 40. However, it may be severe in individuals of any age. Usually the symptoms of Diverticulitis include fever, tenderness (mostly in lower left […]

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