The following Conditions are related to Weight loss

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  • Colitis, collagenous

    Collagenous colitis is one type of microscopic colitis. These particular white blood cells can enter the inner wall of the colon as a result of inflammation. This particular type of colitis is uncommon and may be caused by an autoimmune disorder.Cure or medication for Collagenous colitisCollagenous colitis might heal on its own. However, you might require treatment to get better if your symptoms are sev  Read More

  • Crohn's disease

    Crohn's disease facts Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. The cause of Crohn's disease is unknown. Crohn's disease can cause ulcers in the small intestine, colon, or both. Abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, fever, and weight loss are symptoms of Crohn's disease. Crohn's disease of the small intestine may cause obstruction of the intestine. Crohn'  Read More

  • Cryptosporidiosis

    Cryptosporidiosis is a diarrheal disease caused by microscopic parasites, Cryptosporidium, that can live in the intestine of humans and animals and is passed in the stool of an infected person or animal. Both the disease and the parasite are commonly known as "Crypto." The parasite is protected by an outer shell that allows it to survive outside the body for long periods of time and makes it very resistant to chlorine-based disinfectants. Duri  Read More

  • Cyclospora infection

    Severely explosive water-like motions due to a one-cell microscopic parasite are Cyclospora Infection. Cyclospora is a name of a parasite responsible for this disease. The motions are hard to control and result in enormous water loss in a patient’s body.Diagnosis:It can only be diagnosed through laboratory testing of the patient’s stool and looking for the presence of this one-cell parasite  Read More

  • Eating disorders

    Eating disorder is not limited to only one factor of eating. There are various eating disorders, including eating excessively and not eating at all. For instance, anorexia is a disorder that leads an individual to strive for the perspective of not gaining weight even if he or she is underweight.However, Binge eating disorder (BED) is related to loss of control over eating and feeling guilty and distressed afterward  Read More

  • Esophageal aperistalsis

    Achalasia symptoms generally appear gradually and worsen over time. Signs and symptoms may include: Inability to swallow (dysphagia), which may feel like food or drink is stuck in your throat Regurgitating food or saliva Heartburn Belching Chest pain that comes and goes Coughing at night Pneumonia (from aspiration of food into the lungs) Weight loss  Read More

  • Gastric ulcer

    Gastric ulcer, also known as peptic ulcer, is a condition that develops in the stomach. It usually occurs with a sore lining in the esophagus. The primary cause of gastric ulcers is Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) bacteria or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It restricts the stomach’s ability to produce acid that helps in digesting the food consumed.Medications recommended for gastric ulcers:  Read More

  • Gastroparesis

    Infection that leads to unstable functioning of stomach muscles in emptying it and moving the food to the small intestines is called Gastroparesis.Gastroparesis has very peculiar and common traits of sending the message that the gut is not well and needs immediate attention. It creates problems with nutrition and blood sugar levels.Diagnosis:Doctors use the following methods to understand if  Read More

  • Glioma-polyposis syndrome

    Glioma-polyposis deficiency syndrome is a rare genetic condition that is characterized by the cohabitation of malignancies of the central nervous system and benign growths (adenomatous polyps) in the mucosal lining of the gastrointestinal tract.Depending on where it is and how quickly it is growing, a glioma can limit your brain's function and pose a threat to your life. The cause of glioma is still, like that  Read More

  • Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome) triggers and prevention

    IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) triggers and prevention is a condition that is chronic, and the large intestines are affected by it. Symptoms may vary from person to person and are as follows.Cramping - In IBS, severe abdominal pain occurs, and such cramping happens in the lower abdomen. Cramping in the abdomen helps to know if one is suffering from IBS.Bowel movement - In IBS, the timing of the stool remai  Read More

  • Peptic ulcer disease

    Structures like boils or sores on the digestive mucus lining of the stomach (gastric ulcers) and the upper part of the small intestine (Duodenal ulcers) are called Peptic Ulcer Disease. It is associated with thinning and weakening of this lining due to excess gastric acids or pepsin.These ulcers develop in the digestive tract and lining damage stomach tissues if not cured on their own or treated. This result in pai  Read More

  • Pinworms

    Pinworms infection, also known as enterobiasis or oxyuriasis, is a highly contagious infection of the colon and rectum that causes itching in and around the anal region, causing restlessness and discomfort. It is typically caused by ingesting or inhaling pinworm eggs, which later hatch and mature in the intestine. It affects people of all ages and backgrounds.The following are both home and professional remedies fo  Read More

  • Ulcer

    Typically, drugs are used to treat mild-to-moderate ulcers.Antibiotics Antibiotics can treat an ulcer caused by the H. pylori bacteria. Typically, the doctor may prescribe triple or quadruple therapy, which includes numerous antibiotics as well as heartburn medication. Triple therapy includes the use of two antibiotics, such as amoxicillin and clarithromycin, as well as a proton pump i  Read More

  • Ulcerative colitis

    Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disorder. The mucosal and submucosal layers of the colon and rectum of the diseased person undergo inflammation. The disease initiates at the rectum and spreads proximally in a continuous manner.A person with first-degree relative suffering from the disease is 25% more likely to develop the disease.TreatmentWith a remission rate of 50%, the first-line treatmen  Read More

  • Whipple disease

    Digestive signs and symptoms are common in Whipple disease and may include: Diarrhea Stomach cramping and pain, which may worsen after meals Weight loss, associated with the malabsorption of nutrients Other frequent signs and symptoms associated with Whipple disease include: Inflamed joints, particularly the ankles, knees and wrists Fatigue Weakness  Read More