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Gastrointestinal (Overview)

Gastrointestinal is also known as Gastrointestinal tract. Definition: anything pertaining to the stomach and/or intestines.


Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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What is the definition or description of: gastrointestinal?

What is the definition or description of: gastrointestinal?

"Gastrointestinal": Definition: anything pertaining to the stomach and/or intestines. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Gastrointestinal (Overview)

Gastrointestinal is also known as Gastrointestinal tract. Definition: anything pertaining to the stomach and/or intestines.


Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
33 years in practice
40M people helped
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I've been having increasingly worse gastrointestinal problems. Is it possible to suddenly develop an intolerance for specific foods?

I've been having increasingly worse gastrointestinal problems. Is it possible to suddenly develop an intolerance for specific foods?

Food intolerance: Causes of food intolerance: 1) stomach problems (peptic disease; gastropathy due to nsaid's, sluggish stomach); 2) bacterial overgrowth of small bowel; 3) intestinal malabsorption (due to enzyme deficiency, celiac disease, tropical sprue, more); 4) pancreatic maldigestion (pancreatitis, ductal obstruction; pancreatic insufficiency); 5) biliary problems (gallstones, dyskinesia); 6) ibs 7) colitis. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
46 years in practice
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How to tell if I have a gastrointestinal problem?

See details: If you have no GI symptoms, you are unlikely to have a GI disorder. If you do have chronic symptoms, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
26 years in practice
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
67 years in practice
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How often do gastrointestinal defects occur?

Very common: Due to a lousy attitude to nutritional common sense. Standard american diet spells sad! ...Read more

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Dr. Bryan Levey
Board Certified, Pediatrics
21 years in practice
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Is it common to get gastrointestinal pains from quitting diet?

Is it common to get gastrointestinal pains from quitting diet?

It's possible...: ....But unlikely, unless you quit a healthy diet and started eating an unhealthy one. Unless you are specifically sensitive to something you are eating, or you are eating something to excess, it's unlikely that good, fresh, healthy food is going to cause abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Board Certified, Holistic Medicine
31 years in practice
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What are the three most common gastrointestinal problems?

Bloating, reflux, +: The most common symptoms are associated with irritable bowel syndrome and are bloating and gas, with reflux it's heartburn, and with low fiber diets, its constipation. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Board Certified, General Surgery
33 years in practice
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What could be causing my gastrointestinal symptoms?

What are they: Would need much more description of what symptoms you are experiencing. Pain, nausea, vomiting, constipation, swelling, bloating, cramping, bleeding, weight loss, food intolerance, etc.? ...Read more

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Dr. Larry Maturani
Board Certified, Hospital-based practice
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Can mushrooms cause severe gastrointestinal reactions?

Possibly: The type of mushrooms purchased at the grocery are safe but some people could have sensitivities to them. If you pick you own, then i would be very careful. In fact, i suggest you do not pick your own mushrooms. But yes, i would say that one can become ill if mushrooms do not agree with them. By ill i mean diarrhea, cramping, colicky pain. If this is the case, stop eating them. ...Read more

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