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How do I know if I need a cholecystectomy treatment in San Antonio?

A cholecystectomy is the surgical procedure typically used to remove the gall bladder, a small, pear-shaped organ which stores and dispenses bile before it is released into the small intestine through the bile duct to aid in the digestion process. Just as with other organs, the gall bladder can fall victim to several types of

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Where do I find a hiatal hernia specialist in San Antonio?

Often referred to as the “great mimic” because symptoms can resemble many disorders, a hiatal hernia is created when the stomach slides through an upper diaphragm opening (called the hiatus) into the middle compartment of the chest creating discomfort, heartburn, chest pain, difficulty swallowing, regurgitation and anemia. The most typical risk factors are obesity, older

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How To Prevent Colon Cancer

How To Prevent Colon Cancer An unhealthy lifestyle and other inherent factors can increase the risk of developing many types of cancer. Colon cancer (also known as colorectal cancer) is this type of cancer. Although it doesn’t receive as much attention as other, higher-profile cancers, it’s considered to be the third most common cancer in

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Different Types of Colon Cancer and Treatments

Colon cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is when cancerous growths are found in the colon or rectum. Many times, what started as small, noncancerous clumps of cells (known as adenomatous polyps) turn into cancerous cells. Most often, these polyps don’t produce symptoms, which is why it is highly recommended for middle-aged adults to receive

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Digestive Liver Disease – Infograph

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COLONOSCOPY: HOW OFTEN AND WHY?

You definitely might have heard of the term ‘colonoscopy’ but might be unaware of the meaning. Colonoscopy is the most accurate test for finding colon cancer. It is proven to detect the colon cancer in its early stage and thus save lives. During the process, a long flexible tube is inserted into the rectum. A

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TOP 4 CONTRIBUTORS TO STOMACH PAIN

The turbulent discomfort of a stomachache hits everyone at some or the other point. You are aware when the bloating, gassy signs and the pain strikes. So, why suffer in silence? If you suspect that you are suffering from something like this, you should not delay in consulting your doctor. We understand that gastrointestinal diseases

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3 Ways to Treat Hepatitis C

 When first being diagnosed with Hepatitis C, it can be a hard coming to terms with this news. There are many ways to contract the disease such as tattoos, sharing a needle with someone that was infected, or even a blood transfusion are the most common ways. While it is a severe disease, there are now different ways to treat Hepatitis C.

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