Results 1 - 10 of 49 for digestive tract
  1. Carcinoid Tumors (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... They usually start in the lining of the digestive tract or in the lungs. They grow slowly and don't produce symptoms in the early stages. As a result, the average age of people diagnosed with digestive or lung carcinoids is about 60. In later ...
  2. Gastrointestinal Bleeding (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... can find it. Signs of bleeding in the digestive tract depend where it is and how much bleeding there is. Signs of bleeding in the upper digestive tract include: Bright red blood in vomit Vomit that ...
  3. Crohn's Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... a chronic disease that causes inflammation in your digestive tract. It can affect any part of your digestive tract, which runs from your mouth to your anus. ...
  4. Gas (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... of gases that contain sulfur. Gas in the digestive tract comes from two sources: air that you swallow and the breakdown of undigested food by bacteria in the large intestine. Certain foods may ... National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  5. Colonic Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... long, hollow tube at the end of your digestive tract where your body makes and stores stool. Many disorders affect the colon's ability to work properly. Some of these include: Colorectal ... National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  6. Bowel Movement (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... stop in the movement of food through your digestive tract. Your stool passes out of your body through the rectum and anus. Another name for stool is feces. It is made of what is left after your digestive system (stomach, small intestine, and colon) absorbs nutrients ...
  7. Stomach Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your stomach is an organ between your esophagus and small intestine. It is where digestion of protein begins. The stomach has three tasks. It stores swallowed ...
  8. Indigestion (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... Sometimes the cause is a problem with the digestive tract, like an ulcer or GERD. Avoiding foods and situations that seem to cause it may help. Because indigestion can be a sign of a ... National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  9. How to Lower Cholesterol with Diet (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... Foods high in soluble fiber help prevent your digestive tract from absorbing cholesterol. These foods include: Whole-grain ...
  10. Kaposi Sarcoma (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... with HIV/AIDS. If they spread to the digestive tract or lungs, they can cause bleeding. Lesions on ...
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