• Abdominal Pain

    OVERVIEW Abdominal pain is pain or discomfort that's felt in the stomach area, between your chest and genitals, known as your abdomen or belly region. Abdominal pain can occur for many different reasons, including a stomach virus, indigestion, constipation, or for some people, during menstruation. A

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  • Breath Test for H Pylori

    OVERVIEW Also known as a urea breath test (UBT), this test checks your breath to see whether you have an infection caused by Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), a bacterial infection of the stomach. This infection is the most common chronic bacterial infection in the world. Over time H. pylori can result

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  • Constipation

    OVERVIEW About 16 of 100 adults in the US will experience a high frequency of constipation each year. Adults over 60 are 33.5% more likely to experience this condition. Constipation is not actually well-defined medically, and there are various definitions of this condition that might be used to describe

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  • Gastric Emptying Scan

    OVERVIEW Gastric emptying time is the rate at which the stomach empties after food consumption. The rate at which the stomach empties is based on many factors. Meal-related factors include meal volume, meal temperature, fat content, acid content, carbohydrate content, protein content, and dietary fiber.

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  • H pylori infection

    Helicobacter pylori, or H. pylori, is a bacterium in our stomach. It is the most common chronic bacterial infection in the world. Many people do not have symptoms or notice the infection. The bacteria can become present in your system after direct contact with bodily fluids such as saliva, vomit, feces,

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  • Hiatal Hernia

    This type of hernia happens when the top of your stomach moves into your chest area. More specifically, hiatal hernias occur when part of the stomach pushes through the hiatus (opening) in your diaphragm, which is a muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen. What is a hiatal hernia? Hiatal hernias

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  • Paracentesis

    Paracentesis is a medical procedure that plays a crucial role in managing abdominal fluid accumulation, a condition known as ascites. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the intricacies of paracentesis, its purpose, the procedure itself, potential risks, and its significance in the realm of

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  • Peptic Ulcer Disease

    Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD) is a prevalent and often misunderstood condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide. In this in-depth exploration, we will unravel the complexities of peptic ulcer disease, delving into its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and lifestyle modifications

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