- Q What are the symptoms of functional dyspepsia?
Dr. Lawrence Friedman, GastroenterologyThe Rome III criteria (diagnostic criteria for all functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders) state that functional dyspepsia (FD) -- persistent upper abdominal pain or discomfort for which there is no identifiable cause -- must include one or more of... Full Answer
- Q Does getting an obstetric fistula run in families?
Just because your mother had an obstetric fistula does not increase your risk for getting one. You are at a higher risk of developing obstetric fistula if access to obstetric emergency care is not readily available in times of a childbearing... Full Answer
- Q Should I see my doctor about my viral gastrointestinal infection symptoms?
Most viral gastrointestinal infections clear up on their own, but you should see a doctor for severe cases. For adults, a serious case is indicated by blood in the diarrhea or vomit; vomiting for more than 24 hours,; or by signs of... Full Answer
- Q What is leaky gut syndrome?
Dr. Eva Cwynar, Endocrinology, Diabetes & MetabolismLeaky gut syndrome occurs when the lining of the intestines is weakened to the point that their contents can leak out and enter the bloodstream, causing a variety of health problems from fatigue to food sensitivities to skin rashes to migraines.... Full Answer
- Q What are symptoms of leaky gut syndrome?
Dr. Leo Galland, Integrative MedicineYou should suspect Leaky Gut Syndrome if you have: pain in multiple joints a chronic skin condition chronic diarrhea or abdominal pain chronic fatigue chronic depression malaise a feeling of being infected but your doctor can't find the infection... Full Answer