Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in patients shows a group of symptoms like bloating, cramps, constipation or diarrhea. In some cases, people with IBS pass mucus with their bowel movements. Also, Irritable Bowel Syndrome is known as spastic colon, mucous, colitis, irritable colon and functional bowel disease. This illness usually does not increase the risk of […]

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 […]

Bacteremia and Sepsis

Friday, March 25th, 2011

What is Bacteremia and Sepsis? Sepsis is a bloodstream infection, while bacteremia is the bacteria presence in the bloodstream. Temporary, very mild bacteremia can happen when an individual clenches their jaw, because bacteria on the gum around the person’s teeth are forced into the blood. Bacteria frequently enters the blood from the intestines, but they […]

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