It is a form of inflammatory disease of the colon (large intestine). It includes characteristics of ulcers/ open sores. Main symptom is constant diarrhoea mixed with blood. Results in poor absorption and nutrients.
Refers to infection caused by the amoeba Etamoeba histolyca. It is G-I infection. May or may not be symptomatic symptoms can be ranged from mild diarrhea to dysentary with blood and mucus in stool.
It is otherwise called spastic colon. Symptoms includes chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating and alteration of bowel habits. It is a common gut disorder, causes are over activity of gut infection and bacteria, food etc.
Crohn's disease also known as crohn's syndrome and regional enteritis. It is a type of inflammatory disease that may affect any part of GI tract from mouth to anus. Abdominal pain diarrhoea, vomiting, weight loss and anemia are the symptoms. Mostly affects the terminal ileum and leads to thickening and scarring.
Gastro esophageal reflux is the back flow of gastric and duodenal contents in to the esophagus. As a result heart burn and epigastric pain etc occurs. .
Inflammation of mucosal lining of stomach (gastric mucosa), may be due to contaminated food, over use of drugs (Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs) eg: aspirin, ibuprofen etc and also excessive alcohol intake. Chronic ulcers may cause by H.Pylori (bacteria).
Break in the Mucosa of duodenum Risk factors are alcohol intake, smoking stress, Caffeine, aspirin, Infection with H.Pylori. Symptoms include severe pain in the abdomen after 2-3 hours of taking a meal. This is the tme when the pyloric sphincter opens to release the partially digested food and acid into the duodenum. When this gastric acid comes in contact with the duodenal ulcer, it causes severe pain in the abdomen. Whereas in gastric ulcer pain occurs immediatly after having food and relieves while the partially digested food is moved into the duodenum.
Haemorrhoids are vascular structures in the anal canal around the anus or in the lower rectum. They help in stool control but it becomes pathological when it is swollen or inflammed. External hemorrhoids are located under the skin around the anus. Internal hemorrhoids develop in the lower rectum. Internal haemorrhoids usually presents with painless rectal bleeding, while external haemorrhoids may cause pain and swelling in the anus. Constipation is believed to play a role in developing haemorrhoid.
Anal fistula is an abnormal connections between the epithelialized surface of the anal canal and the perianal skin. Pain, discharge and also itching may occur during this condition.
Gram negative bacterium. It acts as causative organism for chronic gastritis and gastric ulcers. (H.Pylori) It harms stomach and duodenal linings.
It is a medical term to specify wear and tear on the esophagus. This disease causes stomach acids to back up in to the esophagus.
It occurs due to the inflammation of mucus memberane of the stomach. [causes are, burns, stress, aspirins / drugs] vomiting, anemia, blood occult stool are symptoms.
The condition leading to loss of liver function due to the replacement of Normal liver tissue by scar tissue and regenerative nodules. It is mainly due to Alchoholism, Fatty liver disease and Hepatitis B and C infection. Ascites is the most common complication of Cirrhosis.
It is a common chronic immune mediated skin disease. Main symptoms involve red scaly patches of skin which usually itch. Mostly cured through Ayurvedic panchakarma procedures and internal medications whereas Allopathic medicine is said to have only little role in treating this condition- Corticosteroids are given inorder to bring symptoms under control.