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  • HalfLytely for People With Kidney Problems
    As this eMedTV article explains, people with certain medical conditions, such as kidney problems, may have an increased risk for problems when using HalfLytely and Bisacodyl before a colonoscopy. This page describes some of the problems that may occur.
  • HalfLytely Instructions
    This eMedTV article provides specific instructions for using HalfLytely and Bisacodyl before a colonoscopy. This page also explains why it is important to completely empty the bowels before this procedure and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Hartburn
    As this eMedTV Web segment explains, heartburn occurs when the acidic contents of the stomach go back up (reflux) into the esophagus. This page describes possible symptoms and treatment options. Hartburn is a common misspelling of heartburn.
  • Heart and Lung Problems (ERCP With Sphincterotomy Risks)
    This video clip discusses the risk of heart and lung problems occurring with this procedure.
  • Heart or Lung Problems During Colonoscopy
    As this eMedTV article explains, heart or lung problems during colonoscopy are rare; if they do occur, they can include irregular heart rhythms and lung failure. Those who have heart or lung conditions are at increased risk for these problems.
  • Heart or Lung Problems During EGD
    There is a small risk of developing heart or lung problems during EGD procedures. This part of the eMedTV archives explains why these complications may occur, who is more likely to develop them, and the treatment options that are available.
  • Heartburn
    Heartburn can cause discomfort that starts in the middle of the chest and moves up through the throat. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth overview of heartburn, with information on its symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options.
  • Heartburn and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV article explains that during pregnancy, up to 70 percent of women experience heartburn. This resource discusses pregnancy and heartburn, including information on dietary changes and medications that may help treat heartburn.
  • Heartburn Cure
    While heartburn can be treated through medication or lifestyle changes, no true cure for heartburn exists. This eMedTV resource lists several lifestyle changes (such as losing weight and quitting smoking) that can help reduce your symptoms.
  • Heartburn Diet
    For many people, following a special diet for heartburn improves their symptoms. This eMedTV page explains several aspects of this diet, such as eating heart-healthy foods, avoiding foods that worsen symptoms, losing weight, and not eating before bedtime.
  • Heartburn Information
    If you are looking for information on heartburn, this eMedTV article is a great place to start. It explains what heartburn is and lists some of the most common symptoms. Risk factors are also discussed.
  • Heartburn Medicine
    As this part of the eMedTV Web site explains, heartburn medicine comes in four main types: antacids, foaming agents, H2 blockers, and proton pump inhibitors. This article describes how each one works and offers general tips on taking these medicines.
  • Heartburn Medicines
    Antacids and H2 blockers are examples of medicines used to treat heartburn. This eMedTV selection gives a brief introduction to these and other heartburn drugs and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Heartburn Symptoms
    One of the most common heartburn symptoms is chest pain, as this eMedTV article explains. The discomfort usually starts in the middle of the chest and can move up through the throat. This article also compares symptoms of heartburn with GERD symptoms.
  • Heartburn Treatment
    Heartburn treatment typically begins with diet and lifestyle changes. As this eMedTV article explains, medication can be taken if the patient does not find relief through things like reducing stress and avoiding trigger foods.
  • Helpful Resources (Following Liver Donation)
    As this clip explains, surrounding yourself with supportive people and good information can be very helpful as you recover from liver donation surgery.
  • Helpful Resources for Liver Donors
    Many helpful resources for liver donors are available to provide support throughout the surgery process. This eMedTV article offers a list of various support networks, such as organ donor Web sites, social workers, and support groups.
  • Hemachromatosis
    As this eMedTV page explains, hemochromatosis occurs when too much iron is absorbed by the body, causing high levels of iron in the organs. This page also covers possible treatment options. Hemachromatosis is a common misspelling of hemochromatosis.
  • Hemachromotosis
    Hemochromatosis is a condition that causes an excess of iron to accumulate in the organs of the body. This eMedTV segment describes how these high iron levels can cause serious problems. Hemachromotosis is a common misspelling of hemochromatosis.
  • Hemochromatosis
    Hemochromatosis is a disorder in which the intestines absorb too much iron. The information in this eMedTV Web page discusses the types, causes, symptoms, and treatment of this condition and also provides links to more information.
  • Hemochromatosis and Who It Affects
    This eMedTV resource offers statistics on hemochromatosis and who it affects. Certain groups of people are more likely to develop the condition than others -- for example, Caucasian men -- but other ethnic groups are also affected.
  • Hemochromatosis Diagnosis
    With a hemochromatosis diagnosis, doctors often order blood tests to rule out other conditions. This part of the eMedTV site explains how this disease is diagnosed, including the process of ruling out other conditions that may cause similar symptoms.
  • Hemochromatosis Diet
    The information in this eMedTV Web page offers tips for following a hemochromatosis diet (which should not replace regular treatment). Recommendations are made with regards to vitamin C supplementation, foods to avoid, and alcohol intake.
  • Hemochromatosis Disease
    As this eMedTV article explains, hemochromatosis is a disease that can ultimately result in organ failure if left untreated. Diagnosis, common symptoms, and treatment are discussed in this selection, and a link to more details is included.
  • Hemochromatosis Gene
    As this eMedTV page explains, if a child inherits a mutated hemochromatosis gene from each parent, he or she may develop the condition later in life. This page also explains how people who only have one mutated gene are usually silent carriers.
  • Hemochromatosis Research
    This eMedTV segment covers current areas of focus of hemochromatosis research: genetic mutations and the role of iron in organ damage. The goals of this research are to find more effective treatments and to answer questions about the disease.
  • Hemochromatosis Screening
    Anyone who has a close relative with hemochromatosis should consider being screened for the gene. This eMedTV page explains why these people should have a screening for hemochromatosis and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of current tests.
  • Hemochromotosis
    This eMedTV page explores hemochromatosis, a condition that occurs when the intestines absorb more iron than they should. This page also describes possible symptoms and treatment options. Hemochromotosis is a common misspelling of hemochromatosis.
  • Hemocromatose
    This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of hemochromatosis, a condition that causes high levels of iron in the organs of the body. This page also discusses possible treatment options. Hemocromatose is a common misspelling of hemochromatosis.
  • Hemocromatosis
    As this eMedTV page discusses, hemochromatosis causes an excess of iron within the organs of the body, possibly resulting in organ failure. This page also offers a link to more information. Hemocromatosis is a common misspelling of hemochromatosis.
  • Hemocromotosis
    As this eMedTV page discusses, hemochromatosis causes high iron levels in certain organs of the body, possibly causing serious damage to these organs. This page also links to more information. Hemocromotosis is a common misspelling of hemochromatosis.
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  • Hernia With Adult Living Donor Liver Surgery
    A hernia with adult living donor liver surgery, as this eMedTV resource explains, is one of the possible complications that can occur as a result of the procedure. This page explains how and why it happens, as well as what is done to correct it.
  • Hidden Lactose
    Hidden lactose may be found in foods such as baked goods, breakfast cereals, and instant potatoes. This eMedTV segment talks about hidden lactose and explains how it is even found in some prescription and over-the-counter medications.
  • Hirschsprung
    This eMedTV resource gives a brief overview of Hirschsprung disease, a condition in which specialized nerve cells fail to form. It describes the most common symptom and explains what can happen if this condition is left untreated.
  • Hirschsprung Disease
    Severe constipation is a common symptom of Hirschsprung disease. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at this serious condition, including some of the treatment options available, and the complications it can cause.
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
    Hirschsprung's disease, an illness of the large intestine, is characterized by severe constipation. This eMedTV article describes the condition in more detail, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Hirschsprung's Disease Treatment
    This eMedTV page lists different types of Hirschsprung's disease treatment, including ostomy and pull-through surgery. Receiving treatment at an early stage can eliminate serious problems, such as infections. Life after treatment is also discussed.
  • Hirschsprungs
    Hirschsprung's disease affects the large intestine and causes severe constipation. This eMedTV segment briefly describes the disease and offers a link to more information. Hirschsprungs is a common alternate spelling of Hirschsprung's disease.
  • How Does Colyte Work?
    If you've ever wondered how colyte works, this eMedTV page has the answer. This article briefly describes colyte's effects within the body and links to a full-length article that provides a comprehensive overview of this prescription laxative.
  • How Does GoLYTELY Work?
    GoLYTELY draws large amounts of water into the colon in order to cleanse the bowels. This selection from the eMedTV library explains how GoLYTELY works, with information on its specific uses and a link to more details on this topic.
  • How Does MiraLAX Work?
    MiraLAX is a laxative used for treating occasional constipation. This eMedTV resource explains how MiraLAX works to soften the stool and increase the number of bowel movements. Some general dosing information and a link to more details is also included.
  • How Fast Does MiraLAX Take to Work?
    You should have a bowel movement within one to three days after starting MiraLAX. This eMedTV Web page further discusses how fast MiraLAX takes to start working. This article also describes how the laxative works and general dosing guidelines.
  • How Fast Does MoviPrep Work?
    As this eMedTV article explains, it typically takes about one hour for MoviPrep to cause a bowel movement. This page takes a closer look at how fast MoviPrep begins to work and offers tips on taking this laxative. A link to more details is also included.
  • How Long Does MoviPrep Take to Work?
    In general, it will take about one hour after your first MoviPrep dose to cause a bowel movement. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at how long it takes MoviPrep to begin working, and also offers some tips on taking this prescription laxative.
  • How Misoprostol Works
    By decreasing stomach acid secretion and protecting the stomach lining, misoprostol can help prevent ulcers. This eMedTV segment further explores how misoprostol works and who it is approved for. A link to more information is also provided.
  • How Much of NuLYTELY Does a Person Normally Drink?
    This eMedTV article answers the question, "How much of NuLYTELY does a person normally drink?" As this page explains, it can take up to four liters of NuLYTELY to completely empty the bowels before a colonoscopy. A link to more details is also provided.
  • How Often Can You Take MiraLAX?
    Typically, MiraLAX is taken once daily to help treat occasional constipation. This selection from the eMedTV site further discusses how often you can take MiraLAX, with information on what to do if you haven't had a bowel movement within seven days.
  • How Safe Is a Colonoscopy?
    This multimedia clip examines the safety of colonoscopy, including possible complications.
  • How Safe Is an Upper Endoscopy?
    This multimedia clip explains the safety and risks of an EGD.
  • How Safe Is ERCP With Sphincterotomy?
    This video explains the safety and risks of an ERCP.
  • How Safe Is ERCP?
    This video explains the safety and risks of an ERCP.
  • How Safe Is Liver Donation?
    This video clip discusses the level of risk and complications associated with this procedure.
  • How Soon Does NuLYTELY Begin to Work?
    As this eMedTV article explains, it typically takes about one hour for NuLYTELY to cause a bowel movement. This page takes a closer look at how soon NuLYTELY begins to work and offers tips on taking this laxative. A link to more details is also included.
  • How to Prevent Appendicitis
    Unfortunately, no one knows how to prevent appendicitis, but we do know how to prevent appendicitis symptoms from getting worse. By recognizing the symptoms this eMedTV article provides, you can avoid appendicitis-related complications.
  • How to Take MiraLAX
    MiraLAX comes in powder form and is mixed with a beverage and swallowed once daily. This eMedTV Web segment further discusses how to take MiraLAX, with important information on dosing tips and details on how long you can use this laxative.
  • How to Take MoviPrep?
    This eMedTV article explains how to take MoviPrep to empty out the bowels before a colonoscopy. This resource explains how to prepare the solution, when to start taking it, and other tips for using this laxative. A link to more details is also provided.
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