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1.  Gas & Flatulence
Flatulence is a medical term for releasing gas from the digestive system through the anus. It is also commonly known as farting, passing wind, or having gas. It occurs when gas collects inside the digestive system. Ga...
Symptoms:
  • Gas
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Colic
  • Abdominal bloating
2.  Lactose Intolerance
Lactose intolerance is the inability to break down a type of natural sugar called lactose . Lactose is commonly found in dairy products, such as milk and yogurt. A person becomes lactose intolerant when his or her smal...
Symptoms:
  • Gas
  • Pain
  • Weight loss
  • Abnormally thin
  • General weakness
3.  Irritable Bowel Syndrome
A syndrome is a collection of symptoms that often occur together. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common syndrome that causes many individuals to seek medical help. This condition is separate from inflammatory bowe...
Symptoms:
  • Gas
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Burping
  • Abdominal discomfort
4.  Indigestion
Indigestion (dyspepsia) happens to almost everyone from time to time. It may cause stomach discomfort or a feeling of being too full. When severe, it can cause heartburn, bloating, nausea, and vomiting.Indigestion ma...
Symptoms:
  • Gas
  • Foul smelling stool
  • Abdominal pain worse with eating
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Pain
5.  Giardiasis
Giardiasis is an infection that affects your small intestine, caused by microscopic parasites called giardia. Giardiasis is spread through contact with infected people and by eating contaminated food or drinkin...
Symptoms:
  • Gas
  • Pain
  • Burping
  • Nausea
  • Headache
6.  E. coli Infection
E. coli is a type of bacteria that normally live in the intestines of people and animals. However, some types of E. coli, particularly E. coli 0157:H7, can cause intestinal infection. Symptoms of intestinal infectio...
Symptoms:
  • Gas
  • Anemia
  • Rectal hemorrhage
  • Blood in stool
  • Pain
7.  Amebiasis
Amebiasis is a parasitic infection of the intestines caused by entamoeba histolytica. It is common in tropical areas of the world where sanitation is poor, allowing food and water supplies to be exposed to feca...
Symptoms:
  • Gas
  • Anemia
  • Pain
  • Aversion to food or drink
  • Abdominal distension, gaseous
8.  Gallstones
Many people can develop gallstones and never know it. Gallstones are hard deposits in your gallbladder, a small organ that stores bile, a digestive fluid made in the liver. Gallstones may consist of cholesterol, salt...
Symptoms:
  • Gas
  • Loss of appetite
  • Indigestion
  • Abdominal distension, gaseous
  • Dark urine
9.  Crohn’s Disease
Crohn's disease is a chronic bowel disease that causes severe inflammation of the digestive tract. It is associated with abdominal pain, diarrhea, and may affect your quality of life. Crohn's disease is characterized b...
Symptoms:
  • Gas
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Loss of appetite
  • Tenesmus
  • Aversion to food or drink
10.  Acute Cholecystitis - A Fancy Term for an Inflamed Gallbladder
Acute cholecystitis is also known as inflammation of the gallbladder. The gallbladder is an organ that sits below the liver, and helps your body digest fat. Cholecystitis can become very severe and requires immediat...
Symptoms:
  • Gas
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Pale stools
  • Right upper quadrant pain
  • Vomiting
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