Posts Tagged ‘Crohn’s Disease’
If you think you have appendicitis, seek immediate medical attention. In case of constipation, laxatives should be avoided because they can cause an instant failure.
Appendicitis is usually diagnosed during a physical examination by a physician. The doctor will perform a number of tests that may also provide information on the extent and location of inflammation. After a physical examination, a blood test may be performed to check for infection. The doctor might also take a urine sample to eliminate the possibility of a urinary tract infection, symptoms of such infection may be similar to those of appendicitis.
Sometimes we use an ultrasound to help determine the diagnosis. Occasionally, a CT scan of the abdomen is necessary for patients when other tests do not provide definitive results.
Other conditions that can be confused with appendicitis include colitis, Crohn’s disease, gastritis, gastroenteritis, tubal pregnancy and ovarian problems. Read the rest of this entry »
Irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder in front of the large intestine, without the possibility of a lesion can be detected in the intestine. The term “syndrome” refers to the simultaneous occurrence of several symptoms
The intestine responds to stimuli
In patients under one irritable bowel syndrome suffer from the large intestine reacts to certain stimuli, such as sensitivity to concerns, for example, stress or food than normal. This leads to a number of chronic symptoms. These include mainly diarrhea or constipation, which usually occur after meals or in stressful situations.
For most IBS patients experience an alternation between constipation and diarrhea on. Usually predominates, however, either the diarrhea or constipation. Read the rest of this entry »
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the colon and rectum, which is similar to Crohn’s disease . If Crohn’s disease can occur anywhere in the digestive tract and reach the deep tissue, ulcerative colitis is a superficial damage to the lining of the colon and rectum . It is also called ulcerative colitis.
There are 4 types of ulcerative colitis, depending on the extent of the disease:
ulcerative proctitis, which is limited to the rectum;
the proctosigmoiditis, which affects the rectum and sigmoid colon;
distal colitis, which affects the part of the colon on the left side of the body (rectum to the top of the descending colon);
pancolitis, which affects the entire colon. Read the rest of this entry »
Anemia is a common disease. Presents at any age and in all racial and ethnic groups. Both men and women may have anemia, but women of childbearing age are most at risk for osteoporosis. This is because women in this age group lose blood during menstruation.
During pregnancy, anemia may occur due to low levels of iron and folic acid, and certain changes in the blood. During the first six months of pregnancy, the liquid portion (plasma) from the blood of women increases more rapidly than the number of red blood cells. Then the blood is diluted and can cause anemia. Read the rest of this entry »
They include inflammatory conditions affecting all or part of the digestive tract.
In practice, they are mainly represented by ulcerative colitis or ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
It starts mostly between 20 and 40, but sometimes even adolescent children.
It is manifested by chronic diarrhea (over 300 g of stool per 24 hours) associated with abdominal pain, especially in the right flank. Bouts of fever are not uncommon and the problems at the anus (seepage, cracks, fistula or abscess), blood and mucus in the stool. Read the rest of this entry »