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What are some common stoma problems?

What are some common stoma problems?

Skin problems: Common problems include irritation from leakage or fungal infection. Anatomic problems include prolapse, retraction or strictures. Parastomal hernias can be common. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Stoma (Definition)

A stoma is a surgically created hole that creates a connection between the digestive tract and the skin so that liquid food can be put into the stomach, or liquid waste ...Read more


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What are some common bladder problems?

What are some common bladder problems?

Here are a few.: Bladder problems can be divided generally into two groups, problems with storing urine, and problems with emptying. Common storage problems include incontinence and overactive bladder. Emptying problems include obstructed urine flow, common in older men with enlarged prostates. Urinary tract infections are a very common ailment, and cause problems with emptying and storage. ...Read more

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What are some common heart problems?

What are some common heart problems?

Heart Disease: Common heart problems include coronary artery disease (heart attacks), CHF (failing heart), valvular problems (aortic and mitral disease for the most part), and cardiac arrhythmia (atrial fibrillation and palpitations/syncope). ...Read more

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What are some common memory problems?

What are some common memory problems?

Memory problems: Common memory problems are forgetting where you put something (like your keys), or forgetting to do something (like calling a friend). We all have these common memory problems. Forgetting where you live or the name of a family member would be more serious. ...Read more

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What are some common leg problems?

What are some common leg problems?

Too: Many problems to list. Need specific question. ...Read more

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What are some common chronic gastric problems?

What are some common chronic gastric problems?

Stomach problems: Common stomach problems include gastritis, ulcers, acid reflux, helicobacter pylori infection, and less commonly, gastric cancer. If you're having chronic problems, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some common gum issue?

What are some common gum issue?

The most common : Is gum inflammation or gingivitis. The next most common is recession of the gums. Both can be treated by a periodontist who is a specialist in gum treatment. Please feel free to e-mail me at dhschneid@gmail.Com and i will help you locate a good periodontist near you. ...Read more

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What are common problems with nipples?

What are common problems with nipples?

Mastitis: Infection with the nipples may cause a Mastitis. This is usually in post partum Moms. Other wise a yearly Mammogram will make sure breasts are healthy. ...Read more

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What are some types of small bowel problems?

What are some types of small bowel problems?

Malabsoption: Celiac disease affects about 1% of the people in the us and there are other problems related to enzyme deficiencies, e.G, lactose intolerance. Increased absorption of iron and hemochromatosis. Less commonly inflammatory bowel disease, e.g., crohn disease, parasites, and tumors. ...Read more

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What are some common complications of gerd?

What are some common complications of gerd?

GERD: Gerd can be a factor in a number of conditions: sinusitis, asthma, sore throat, laryngitis, snoring and sleep apnea, cough, pneumonia, wheezing, copd, chronic bronchitis, lung abscesses, chevy pain, heartburn, barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer. Even GI specialists can fail to connect gerd with these other issues - they are primarily looking for malignancy. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of pancreatic pain?

What are some common causes of pancreatic pain?

Inflammation: Pancreatitis, which is an inflammatory, very painful and dangerous conditions, stones stuck in the duct that drains pancreas and a complication from pancreatitis called pseudo cyst of the pancreas. Cancer may or may not cause pain. ...Read more

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What are some common heart problems people are born with?

What are some common heart problems people are born with?

Few: Congenital heart defects are not common. Bicuspid aortic valve is one (1-2%). Patent foramen ovale is another which may be seen on up to 20% of people by tee which is generally incidental unless people have neurological events. ...Read more

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What are common sources of breathing problems?

What are common sources of breathing problems?

Breathing: Breathing involves the air and enough oxygen in it, as well as lack of contaminants in the air. The mechanics of breathing the chest wall and diaphragm have to be functioning normally, the anatomy of the lungs has to be normal. Asthma has obstruction of the breathing tubes as does bronchitis. Abnormalities of the lung tissue and alveoli are also common causes of breathing difficulty. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of digestive problems related to stress?

What are some common causes of digestive problems related to stress?

Causes: Your response to stress can affect your nervous system which in turn influence the way your digestion works through the vagus nerve and endocrine changes. ...Read more

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What are some problems due to large population?

Large population : Complex question. Let's do 2nd opinion and discuss in detail. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of rectal pain?

What are some common causes of rectal pain?

Rectal pain: Rectal pain is a common problem. Causes of rectal pain include: hemorrhoids, anal fissure, proctalgia fugax, levator ani syndrome, and less common causes include: cancer, infection, inflammatory bowel disease and rectal prolapse. See your doctor for help with a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are some common abdominal injuries?

What are some common abdominal injuries?

Many answers: If you are referring to actual injuries (trauma)- it depends on the location of the impact. Blunt trauma (like a car accident) can cause rupture of spleen, bruised kidneys, or rupture of a full bladder. A handle bar from a bike can cause damage to small intestine. Common spontaneous problems include kidney stone, appendicitis and gallbladder problems. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the three most common gastrointestinal problems?

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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What are common signs of appendix problems?

What are common signs of appendix problems?

Pain: If someone has an appendicitis generally one develops pain around the belly button that slowly with time moves down to the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. Associated with the pain is nausea and vomiting. ...Read more