Stomach pain

Whats Is Liver Cirrhosis, Portal Hypertension (PHT)? Why PHT Occurs In Cirrhotic Patients And Why It Can Be A Life Threatening Problem?

By Dr. Siddharth Jain, Gastroenterology, Dear all, these two words ‘Cirrhosis’ and ‘Portal Hypertension’, will affect anyone and everyone suffering from end-stage liver disease. These two terms are used by us doctors, innumerable times while we try to explain the problem of liver failure. But whenever we throw this medical jargon at…

4 Treatments For Esophageal Cancer!

By Dr. Prashant Mehta, Oncology, Esophageal cancer is a cancer of the tissue of the esophagus. Treatment options available for esophageal cancer will depend on the type and stage of the cancer, the patient’s overall health and the possible side-effects of treatment. For esophageal cancer that has not metastasised beyond the esophagus…

How To Deal With Abdominal Pain

By Dr. K J Choudhury, Pain Management, Abdominal pain is experienced by just about everybody during one’s lifespan. Pain in your abdominal region can be caused by a number of reasons such as gastrointestinal disorders and so on. A number of causes of abdominal pain are quite minor and can be treated…

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) – Things You Should Know!

By Dr. Nitin Aherrao, Gastroenterology, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a disorder of the digestive system that is characterized by a reflux of the stomach acid or stomach content through the food pipe. This action causes irritation to the lining in the food pipe and leads to GERD. The symptoms of this…

Stomach Ulcers – How Can They Be Treated?

By Dr. Nitin Aherrao, Gastroenterology, Stomach ulcers are sores that develop in the stomach lining and the small intestine. They tend to form when the digestive juices in the stomach start to corrode the tissues of the stomach. A stomach ulcer is usually diagnosed using an endoscope, a fiber optic tube that…

Acidity: How Does Homeopathy Address the Issue?

By Dr. Bhagyalakshmi, Homeopathy, Acidity is a group of symptoms that is caused by excess acid that is produced by the gastric glands present in the stomach. Gastric or hydrochloric acid is produced naturally in the stomach. This helps in digestion and breaking down of food. Excess production of this acid is…

Homeopathic Treatment for Stomach Pain

By Dr. Sanjeev K Kohli, Homeopathy,  You can have a stomach pain for any number of reasons. Weather changes, changes in the lifestyle and food habits and other factors can cause stomach pain. When you experience pain between the chest and the pelvis of your body, you can say that you have…

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Causes and Symptoms

By Dr. Praveen Sharma, Gastroenterology, What is GERD? Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD is a chronic disease of the digestive system that affects the junction between the stomach and the esophagus. It occurs as a result of stomach acid or stomach contents flowing back into your esophagus (food pipe). Such a reflux…

Gastrointestinal Diseases: What You Need To Know?

Dr. Praveen Sharma, Gastroenterology, Obesity is a chronic condition that results due to the presence of an excess amount of fat in the human body. If the amount of fat is found in excess (More than 25% in males and 30% in females), it leads to obesity. It is a chronic…

7 Symptoms Of Appendicitis In Children

By, Dr. Lata Bhat, Pediatrics The appendix is on the right side of the abdomen. An acute infection of the appendix is called appendicitis and you need to get it removed if it gets infected. The good thing is that even if it is removed, it does not make much of…