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11.  Hookworm Infections
Hookworms are parasites. This means they live off other living things. Hookworms affect your lungs and small intestine. Humans contract hookworms through roundworm eggs and larvae found in dirt contaminated by feces...
Symptoms:
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Fever
  • Itching
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Blood in stool
12.  PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a condition that affects a woman's emotions, physical health, and behavior during certain days of the month generally just before her menstrual period. PMS symptoms start five to 11 day...
Symptoms:
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Tired
  • Breast swelling
  • Swollen feet
  • Decreased libido
13.  Pregnancy
Pregnancy occurs when a sperm fertilizes an egg after it is released from the ovary. An egg enters one of the fallopian tubes where it may be fertilized. The egg then enters the uterus where implantation occurs...
Symptoms:
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Sciatica
  • Flatulence
  • Obesity
  • Heartburn
14.  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:
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Depressed mood
15.  Malabsorption Syndrome
Malabsorption syndrome refers to a number of disorders in which the intestine's ability to absorb certain nutrients, such as vitamin B12 and iron, into the bloodstream is negatively affected.Proteins, carbohydrates...
Symptoms:
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Muscle wasting
  • Fatty stools
  • Abdominal swelling
16.  Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal obstruction occurs when there is a blockage of your small or large intestine. The blockage prevents the passage of fluid or digested food. The blockage may be partial or total.There are many potential cause...
Symptoms:
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Change in bowel habit
  • Chronic pain
  • Flatulence
17.  Gastroparesis
Gastroparesis is a disorder that occurs when the stomach takes too long to empty the food inside. This disorder, also known as delayed gastric emptying, is a result of weak or abnormal muscles in the stomach. Right no...
Symptoms:
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Early satiety
18.  Anorexia Nervosa
Almost everyone worries about gaining too much weight. But in some people the worry becomes obsessive, causing a condition called anorexia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that can result in severe weigh...
Symptoms:
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Dry hair
  • Fainting
  • Body temperature below normal
  • Unable to eat
19.  Fatty Liver
Fatty liver, or steatosis, is a broad term that describes the buildup of fats in the liver. Having fat in your liver is normal, but if more than five to 10 percent is fat, then it is called fatty liver disease. Fatt...
Symptoms:
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Right upper quadrant pain
  • Fatigue
  • Malaise
20.  Hernia
A hernia occurs when an organ pushes through an opening in the muscle or tissue that holds it in place. For example, the intestines may break through a weakened area in the abdominal wall. Hernias are most common in th...
Symptoms:
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Groin inflammation
  • Rapid breathing
  • Abdominal distension, gaseous
  • Bitter taste in mouth
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