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Intractable constipation, not colonic inertia. Non-medication treatment options?

Intractable constipation, not colonic inertia. Non-medication treatment options?

Fiber,fiber,and more: Fiber as well as adequate daily hydration.Have you been evaluated by a board certified gastroenterologist?If not, do so.There may be more to the story , of which, you are yet unaware. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Upset Stomach (Definition)

An upset stomach is the sensation that one has nausea or discomfort in the mid abdomen. This can be a chronic ...Read more


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Treatment for intestinal strictures?

Treatment for intestinal strictures?

Depends: What is the cause of the strictures? If it is from adhesions, the scar tissue is removed. If it is from something unusual like carcinoid tumor, then bowel resection. If from crohn's disease, then sometimes bowel resection or stricturoplasty. Stricture of colon from diverticulitis would need colon resection. Etc. ...Read more

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Best non surgical treatment for zenker diverticulum?

Best non surgical treatment for zenker diverticulum?

None: Really, the treatment for this congenital esophagus outpouching is surgical. There's no medication or lifestyle change which can make it go away. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for functional abdominal pain disorder?

What is the treatment for functional abdominal pain disorder?

Behavioral medicine: interventions such as clinical hypnosis, breathing exercises, lifestyle changes, can all be helpful. Pease see a mental health professional. Peace and good health. An integrative doc can help also w/ natural remedies. ...Read more

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What differentiates GERD from functioal dyspepsia?

What differentiates GERD from functioal dyspepsia?

EGD: The gold standard diagnostic tool is a egd(upper endoscopy). The egd will determine if you have gerds or just dyspepsia. Dyspepsia would show gasrtis. Gerd would show eosphagitis. ...Read more

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Biliary dyskinesia--diagnosis and treatment?

Biliary dyskinesia--diagnosis and treatment?

HIDA scan: Diagnosis is made to confirm non function of the gallbladder.An ultrasound will show no stones and be normal. A hida scan will demonstrate decreased function or decreased ejection fraction and most likely produce pain if cck is used. The treatment is gallbladder removal. ...Read more

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What medications help functional ovarian cysts?

What medications help  functional ovarian cysts?

Hormone pills: The most common treatment is birth control pills. The pills use hormones to override your body's self made hormones. This stops the development of the "functional" cysts. ...Read more

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Does a psychologist treat functional disorders?

Does a psychologist treat functional disorders?

Yes.: By their nature, functional disorders are those that involve a physiological impairment but yet have no known medical/physiological basis. Those disorders that arr truly psychological can be treated through therapeutic interventions. However, those that are later determined to have an organic cause need to also be treated by a medical professional. ...Read more

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Define the term mental functional disorders?

Define the term mental  functional disorders?

Functional disorders: "functional" disorders is a vague term used to describe certain persistent symptoms for which no other organic or pathologic cause can be found. One example, would be in some one who has chronic headaches or abdominal pain, and has had a full set of testing and evaluation procedures, with no diagnosis. Other more unusual symptoms include: paralysis, pseudo-seizures, certain tics, vomiting, etc. ...Read more

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Are there alternative treatment options for biliary dyskinesia & chronic cholecystitis? (Symptomatic for 3 mos w/diet changes & pain is progressing.)

Surgery: Laparoacopic cholecystectomy will solve your problem. Unfortunately dietary changes don't always work. This is outpatient surgery. You will most likely feel better right away. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for an overactive pancreas that causes functional hypoglycemia?

What is the treatment for an overactive pancreas that causes functional hypoglycemia?

Food: This sounds like a reactive hypoglycemia. The easy treatment is small frequen feedings of protein and complex carbohydrates. Avoid refined sugars, candy, soda, donuts and caffene. ...Read more

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Non surgical treatment for eagle syndrome?

Non surgical treatment for eagle syndrome?

Only surgical: A partial styloidectomy is the treatment. If you are going to live with the neck pain, sore throat -type pain, etc. And do everything to avoid surgery, please make sure that you do not have the vascular form because impingement on your carotid can have serious and deadly consequences. ...Read more

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Right upper quadrant pain post gall bladder surgery. Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction or adhesions? Conflicting physician opinion.Need specialty care.

Can be both: Sphincter of Odi dysfunction can cause gall bladder like pain. Drugs like Morphine Sulfate can cause spasm of the sphincter of Odi with similar pain. Adhesions can also cause similar pain, so both opinions may be correct. A more detailed history will likely help answer your question ...Read more

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What is functional paresis?

What is functional paresis?

Terminology: The term functional is sort of slang for "non-organic" and paresis refers to weakness, so the combination suggests non-neurological or untrue weakness and implies an underlying psychological or psychiatric causation. ...Read more

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Which specialist treats chronic pancreatitis?

Which specialist treats chronic pancreatitis?

Gastroenterologist: A gastroenterologist specializes in the pancreas. If it is for pain management, then a pain specialist physician can help with this issue. ...Read more

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Non-surgical treatment for abdominal adhesions?

Non-surgical treatment for abdominal adhesions?

Bowel obstruction: Surgical treatment for bowel obstruction related to abdominal adhesions is called exploratory laparotomy with lysis of adhesions. It can be performed open or laprascopically. Without bowel obstruction, adhesions are not treated surgically. Some docs will make a preliminary diagnosis of adhesions when patient presents with abdominal pain. The surgeon makes the diagnosis of bowel obstruction. ...Read more

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Best diet for ulcer reduction, gastric problems?

Best diet for ulcer reduction, gastric problems?

What Works: Lots of various foods choices long promoted but little scientific evidence any really work. The larger issues are internal controls of micro-erosions, presence/resistance to heliobacter pylori bacteria (can be hard to eradicate ; can recur), ingestion of nsaids ; other irritants, internal controls of local blood flow, emotions, etc. ...Read more

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Ayurvedic treatment for ulcerative colitis? ?

Ayurvedic treatment for ulcerative colitis? ?

Fecal transplant: While not ayurvedic, fecal transplant is a natural and non-invasive way to treat many colon diseases that is widely seen as one of the most effective remedies available. ...Read more

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Undiagnosed barking cough. Many specialists, many medications. No relief. Is expiratory dynamic airway collapse possible? Symptoms? Dx, tx, pleasehelp

Undiagnosed barking cough. Many specialists, many medications. No relief. Is expiratory dynamic airway collapse possible? Symptoms? Dx, tx, pleasehelp

? tic: Are you coughing while sleeping? If not consider a cough tic, an involuntary spasm producing a barking sound.If you cough while sleeping, this is not the case.Cough varient asthma should be considered also. ...Read more

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Any treatments for spastic para paresis?

Any treatments for spastic para paresis?

Yes: It is not possible to completely cure spastic paraparesis but various treatments can help. These include physical therapy, stretching exercises, oral medications, nerve blocks, Botox injections, medication via implanted pump, electrical stimulation to name a few. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

Burning pain or irritation in the upper stomach or lower chest. May be worse on lying down, and is ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion = Difficulty ...Read more