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What are risk factors of cholelithiasis?

What are risk factors of cholelithiasis?

Variable: Many people may have gallstones and have no symptoms at all. Some people will get upper abdominal pressure, bloating, discomfort, nausea or vomiting. Eating fatty foods may make more discomfort. Vomiting, inability to eat are common. Serious infections sometimes can occur, and sometimes the gallstone can cause bile duct blockage with marked pain, vomiting, jaundice, and sometimes pancreatitis. ...Read more

Dr. Vivek Huilgol
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Gastroparesis (Definition)

A condition where the stomach is not able to empty its contents, but not because ...Read more


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What are the risk factors of mesothelioma?

What are the risk factors of mesothelioma?

Radiation/: Other than asbestos exposure , other possible risk factors are, radiation exposure , family history of mesothelioma and simian virus sv40. ...Read more

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What are the causes and risk factors of GI cancer?

What are the causes and risk factors of GI cancer?

Causes for GI cancer: There are some genetic predispositions to them. Small intestine tumors are rare and probably missed. Colon cancer is associated to a low fiber diet, associated to colon polyps and more common in the industrialized word. Gastric cancer is more common in volcanic regions :japan, iceland, chile, c.R., smoked food intake ( nitrites) and were refrigeration of food is not adequate, and h. Pylori present. ...Read more

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What are the risk factor of dumping syndrome?

What are the risk factor of dumping syndrome?

Past surgeries: The primary risk factor is past surgeries, such as gastrectomy, gastric bypass, esophagectomy and sometimes cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal). More rarely are tumors of the pancreas associated with high gastrin levels or connective tissue disorders of the gut. ...Read more

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What are the causes and risk factors of glaucoma?

What are the causes and risk factors of glaucoma?

Risk Factors: The most common risk factor for glaucoma is elevated eye pressure (iop), the higher over 21 mmhg it is, the higher the risk. Other important risk factors are thin corneal thickness, positive family history of the disease, age over 60 if caucasian, over 40 if african american, higher risk if concurrently affected by diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, much corticosteroid use, ; certain ocular pr. ...Read more

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What are the main risk factors of diabetes type 1?

What are the main risk factors of diabetes type 1?

Largely unknown : Apart from a slight increased risk if parents are affected, no risk factors can be identified. ...Read more

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What are the general risk factors of atherosclerosis?

What are the general risk factors of atherosclerosis?

Well known: Heredity, high LDL cholesterol, cigarette smoking, hypertension, diabetes, lack of exercise. Less striking -- low HDL, high triglycerides, renal failure, high homocystine levels, obesity, hypercoagulable blood. There are some labs that are promoted as risks but nobody knows what to do with them and physicians order them mostly as cover-your-butt. ...Read more

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What are some of the risk factors for getting Gastroenteritis?

What are some of the risk factors for getting Gastroenteritis?

Gastroenteritis: Most commonly - food and water borne-- Guardia , campylobacter etc - viral - bacterial - food poisoning may give similar symptoms ...Read more

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What are the main causes and risk factors of cataract?

What are the main causes and risk factors of cataract?

Age: Age, as you get older cataracts develop. Other causes can be trauma, steroid usage, prior eye surgery, genetics. Risk factors are UV sun exposure, steroids, smoking. ...Read more

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What are some of the risk factors for getting Diverticulitis?

What are some of the risk factors for getting Diverticulitis?

Diverticulitis: Some of the risk factors for diverticulitis include constipation, not having high fibre diet, old age, not drinking enough water . http://patient.info/health/diverticula-including-diverticulosis-diverticular-disease-and-diverticulitis ...Read more

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