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May 29, 2023

Bowel Cancer - Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Bowel cancer, also called colorectal cancer, is a condition that affects the digestive system, particularly the colon and rectum. It occurs when...
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Nov 01, 2022

Barrett’s Oesophagus - Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

What is Barrett’s Oesophagus? Barrett’s oesophagus is a condition where the lining along the oesophagus (food pipe) becomes damaged from prolonged exposure...
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Oct 16, 2022

Gastroenteritis (Gastro) - Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

What is Gastroenteritis? Gastroenteritis (also known as gastro or stomach flu) is a common stomach and intestinal infection that can be spread...
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Aug 15, 2022

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) - Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

What is Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)? What is Acid Reflux? Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a digestive problem caused by stomach acids...
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Aug 15, 2022

What is An Endoscopy? A Complete Patient Guide

If your GP has referred you for an endoscopy, there’s a good chance that you may have some questions about this procedure....
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Aug 14, 2022

Diverticulitis - Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

What is Diverticulitis? Diverticulitis is a condition that causes infection and inflammation of pouches that can develop in the large intestine (also...
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Mar 02, 2022

Stomach Ulcers - Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

What are Stomach Ulcers? Stomach ulcers (also known as gastric ulcers) are a type of peptic ulcer disease. Ulcers are slow healing...
Oct 21, 2021

Gallstones - Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

What are Gallstones? Gallstones (also known as gallbladder stones or cholelithiasis) are hardened rock-like structures that build up from the digestive fluids...
Sep 27, 2021

Diarrhoea - Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

What is Diarrhoea? Diarrhoea is an illness that is characterised by frequent, runny and loose stools. Those with diarrhoea will experience three...
Sep 16, 2021

Hemorrhoids (Haemorrhoids) - Treatment, Symptoms and Diagnosis

What are Hemorrhoids (Haemorrhoids)? Hemorrhoids (haemorrhoids), also known as piles, are lumps or swollen veins that occur in the anal passage. While...
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Aug 24, 2021

What is Colonoscopy? Examination of the Colon

What is a Colonoscopy? A colonoscopy is performed to examine the colon (also known as the large intestine or bowel) and the...
Patient with upper abdominal pain symptoms resulting from kidney stones
Feb 11, 2021

What is Norovirus?

Norovirus is a highly infectious and contagious disease that causes sufferers to experience gastroenteritis resulting in bouts of vomiting as well as...
Patient with stomach and upper abdominal pain from Ulcerative Colitis / Irritable Bowel Disease
Feb 10, 2021

What are Digestive Problems?

Digestive problems are essentially any medical condition that can hamper the smooth functioning of the digestive system. The digestion process begins at...
Food Poisoning
Sep 19, 2020

Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is caused by the ingestion of any food or drink which is contaminated with certain types of viruses, bacteria, parasites...

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Nov 23, 2023

Gout - Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Gout, a common form of arthritis, is marked by sudden and intense joint pain caused by the buildup of uric acid crystals....
Nov 23, 2023

Ankylosing Spondylitis - Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Ankylosing Spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory condition that predominantly affects the spine, causing pain, stiffness, and, if left unchecked, irreversible damage. This...
Nov 23, 2023

Endometriosis - Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Endometriosis is a medical condition in which tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows outside the uterus. This can lead...