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Gastrointestinal (Overview)

Gastrointestinal is also known as Gastrointestinal tract.


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

Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
34 years in practice
40M people helped
What is the definition or description of: gastrointestinal?

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

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Gastrointestinal (Overview)

Gastrointestinal is also known as Gastrointestinal tract.


Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
34 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?

Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
34 years in practice
40M people helped
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. Shabbir Hossain
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
11 years in practice
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Gastrointestinal pains ciliac disease.?

Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
11 years in practice
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Gastrointestinal pains ciliac disease.?
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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How to tell if I have a gastrointestinal problem?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
66M people helped

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. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
27 years in practice
177M people helped
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How can I identify what's causing recurrent gastrointestinal problems?

Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
27 years in practice
177M people helped

GI problems: Gastroenterologist is specialist in GI disorders & can help. ...Read more

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
68 years in practice
9M people helped
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How often do gastrointestinal defects occur?

Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
68 years in practice
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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
22 years in practice
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Is it common to get gastrointestinal pains from quitting diet?

Dr. Bryan Levey
Board Certified, Pediatrics
22 years in practice
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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
32 years in practice
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What are the three most common gastrointestinal problems?

Dr. Steven Charlap
Board Certified, Holistic Medicine
32 years in practice
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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
34 years in practice
17M people helped
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What could be causing my gastrointestinal symptoms?

Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Board Certified, General Surgery
34 years in practice
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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
19 years in practice
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Can mushrooms cause severe gastrointestinal reactions?

Dr. Larry Maturani
Board Certified, Hospital-based practice
19 years in practice
308K people helped

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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