Additional Diseases and Disorders

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canker sores

ulcers,chiefly of the mouth and lips

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cheilitis

inflammation of the lip

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gingivitis

inflammation of the gums

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glossitis

inflammation of the tongue

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stomatitis

inflammation of the mouth

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dysphagia

inability to swallow or difficulty swallowing

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esophageal varices

complex of enlarged and swollen veins at the lower end of the esophagus that are susceptible to hemorrhage

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esophagitis

inflammation of the esophagus

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gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

condition resulting from a backflow of the stomach contents into the esophagus.

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antacids

antiulcer medications

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gastritis

inflammation of the stomach

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gastrocele

herniation of the stomach

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hiatus or hiatal hernia

protrusion of a structure through the opening in the diaphragm that allows passage of the esophagus, often the protrusion is part of the stomach

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gastroenteritis

inflammation of the stomach and intestinal tract

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hyperacidity

excessive amount of acid in the stomach

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ulcer

lesion of the mucus membrane, accompanied by the sloughing of dead tissue

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upper gastrointestinal bleeding

bleeding of theupper digestive structures, sometimes evidenced by blood in the vomit

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appendicitis

inflammation of the vermiform appendix

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colitis

inflammation of the colon

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diverticulitis

inflammation of the diverticulum in the intestinal tract, especially the colon, causing stagnation or lack of movement of feces and pain

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diverticulum

small sac or pouch in the wall of an organ

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diverticulosis

the presence of diverticula without inflammation,a condition that affects a number of people older than 50

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duodenitis

inflammation of the duodenum

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enterstasis

stoppage or delay in the passage of food through the intestine

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hemorrhoids

masses of veins in the anal canal that are unnaturally distended and lie just inside or outside the rectum

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irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

abnormally increased motility of the small and large intestines of unknown margin

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lower gastrointestinal bleeding

bleeding of the lower digestive structures

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cholecystitis

inflammation of the gallbladder

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cholelitiasis

formation or presence of gallstones in the gallbladder or common bile duct

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cholestasis

stoppage of bile excretion

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cirrhosis

chronic liver disease characterized by marked degeneration of liver cells

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hepatitis

inflammation of the liver

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hepatomegaly

enlargement of the liver

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diabetes

general term for diseases characterized by excessive urination, but it usually refers to diabetes mellitus

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hypoglycemia

condition in which the blood glucose leve is abnormally low

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pancreatitis

inflammation of the pancreas