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Appendicitis Symptoms - Bumex and Pregnancy

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  • Appendicitis Symptoms
    Pain in the abdomen, nausea, and constipation are possible appendicitis symptoms; however, they can vary. This eMedTV article lists possible signs and symptoms of this condition, and explains how other medical conditions can have an effect.
  • Appendicitis Symptons
    Common appendicitis symptoms include abdominal pain and vomiting. But not everyone with appendicitis has symptoms. This eMedTV article describes appendicitis symptoms in detail. Appendicitis symptons is a common misspelling of appendicitis symptoms.
  • Appendicitis Treatment
    As this eMedTV article explains, the most common treatment for appendicitis is surgery, although antibiotics may be used first in some cases. This segment takes a look at different treatment methods, including when each is used and expected results.
  • Appendicitis Warning Signs
    Pain in the abdomen, nausea, and vomiting are common warning signs of appendicitis. This page of the eMedTV Web site contains a partial list of related signs and symptoms, and also includes a link to more information.
  • Balsalazide
    Balsalazide can help relieve inflammation and other symptoms caused by ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at the drug, including how it works to treat the condition, tips for those taking it, and possible side effects.
  • Balsalazide Disodium
    The FDA has approved balsalazide disodium for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. This page of the eMedTV archives explains how this medication works, how often it is taken, and how it performed in clinical studies. Possible side effects are also listed.
  • Balsalazide Dosing
    As this eMedTV article explains, a person's balsalazide dosage will depend on several factors. However, balsalazide dosing guidelines generally call for one to three capsules, three times a day. This page also provides tips on how to take the drug.
  • Barium Enema
    A barium enema is conducted by taking x-rays of the lining of your rectum and colon. As this eMedTV page points out, the procedure can help diagnose polyps, colon cancer, and other problems. This article explains what to expect during the procedure.
  • Barium Enema Preparation
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, preparing for a barium enema begins by restricting your diet a few days prior to the procedure. This article offers tips on preparing for this procedure, including a list of what you can and cannot consume.
  • Barrett's Disease
    Barrett's disease occurs when the esophagus changes and forms new types of cells on its surface. As this eMedTV segment explains, while the condition causes no symptoms, it can ultimately lead to the development of a deadly cancer.
  • Barrett's Esophagus
    Barrett's esophagus is a condition in which the esophagus forms new types of cells on its surface. As this eMedTV page explains, these cells are similar to the cells found in the intestines. This page offers an in-depth look at this disorder.
  • Barrett's Esophagus Information
    Are you looking for information on Barrett's esophagus? This eMedTV resource takes a brief look at this condition. It describes the characteristics and common accompanying conditions. It also addresses treatment options and links to more information.
  • Barrett's Esophagus Research
    Current Barrett's esophagus research is focused on finding new treatments and the cause of the condition. This eMedTV segment explains the potential benefits of participating in research studies and discusses other current areas of focus.
  • Barrett's Esophagus Screening
    A Barrett's esophagus screening, which is done through endoscopy, is recommended for certain patients. This eMedTV resource describes the expenses and risks involved with this type of screening and explains who should and shouldn't get screened.
  • Barrett's Esophegus
    Barrett's esophagus is a condition characterized by new types of cells forming on the esophagus. This eMedTV page lists possible risk factors and complications of the condition. Barrett's esophegus is a common misspelling of Barrett's esophagus.
  • Barrett's Esophogas
    Barrett's esophagus occurs when cells in the esophagus take on the appearance of cells in the intestines. This eMedTV page explains that the disorder may possibly lead to cancer. Barrett's esophogas is a common misspelling of Barrett's esophagus.
  • Barrett's Esophogus
    Barrett's esophagus is a condition in which new types of cells form on the surface of the esophagus. This eMedTV page discusses this condition and provides links to more information. Barrett's esophogus is a common misspelling of Barrett's esophagus.
  • Barrett's Syndrome
    Barrett's syndrome occurs when the esophagus changes so that its lining forms a new type of cell. As this eMedTV page explains, the condition causes no symptoms; however, it can sometimes precede the development of a rare but deadly form of cancer.
  • Before Your Colonoscopy
    This multimedia clip explains what will happen to prepare you for the procedure.
  • Before Your ERCP
    This video explains what you need to do before your procedure.
  • Before Your Liver Biopsy
    This video clip discusses what will happen prior to your EGD.
  • Before Your Liver Donor Surgery
    This multimedia clip explains in detail what you can expect before your liver transplant surgery.
  • Before Your Upper Endoscopy
    This multimedia clip explains what will happen to prepare you for the procedure.
  • Beneficios y Riesgos Potenciales del Receptor
    Beneficios y Riesgos Potenciales del Receptor
  • Benefits From Colyte
    This eMedTV segment talks about the benefits of colyte and explains why it's important to have an empty bowel before your colonoscopy or barium enema x-ray. This page also links to a more detailed article on the uses of this laxative.
  • Best Time of Day to Take MiraLAX
    It doesn't matter if you take MiraLAX in the morning or evening. This page from the eMedTV site further discusses the best time of the day to take MiraLAX, with details on why you should not take more than one dose a day unless your doctor tells you to.
  • Bile Duct Problems With Liver Donation Surgery
    Some people experience bile duct problems with liver donation surgery because, as explained in this eMedTV article, if the cut ducts aren't repaired properly during surgery, bile leakage or a stricture may occur.
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
    As explained in this eMedTV article, primary biliary cirrhosis is a liver disease that slowly destroys the bile ducts. This resource takes a quick look at this condition, with a discussion on symptoms, treatment, and causes.
  • Biopsia de Hígado
    La biopsia de hígado es un procedimiento en el cual se extrae una pequeña fracción del tejido de su hígado y luego se analiza con un microscopio en busca de señales de inflamación o daño.
  • Bleeding (ERCP With Sphincterotomy Risks)
    This multimedia clip addresses bleeding, a complication that can occur with colonoscopy.
  • Bleeding From a Colonoscopy Test
    As this eMedTV segment explains, bleeding from a colonoscopy is rare. However, it can sometimes happen when another procedure, such as removing a polyp, is also performed. This page discusses the causes and treatments of bleeding from a colonoscopy.
  • Bleeding From an EGD
    In rare cases, a patient may experience bleeding from an EGD. This section of the eMedTV library explains why bleeding may occur during the procedure and lists various treatment options that are available.
  • Bleeding With Adult Living Donor Liver Transplants
    Uncontrollable bleeding with adult living donor liver transplants is a possible complication of the surgery. This eMedTV article discusses the various causes of severe bleeding, different ways to stop it, and when a blood transfusion may be needed.
  • Bleeding: Anal
    Anal bleeding is a symptom, rather than a disease itself. As this portion of the eMedTV archives explains, it can be caused by a number of different conditions. "Bleeding: Anal" is a common variation of anal bleeding.
  • Blood Clots and Adult Living Donor Surgery
    One potential surgery complication is blood clots, and adult living donor surgery also has this risk. This eMedTV resource describes how blood clots occur, problems that they may cause, and treatment options that are available.
  • Blood Tests for Liver Donation
    You will have a few blood tests before being approved for a liver donation. This eMedTV Web page explains the purpose of these blood tests for liver donation, which include testing for existing diseases, like hepatitis, by checking for antibodies.
  • Blood Transfusion With Liver Donation Surgery
    This eMedTV Web page explains when a blood transfusion with liver donation surgery may be needed and offers statistics on the chances of getting a disease or infection from blood.
  • Bowel Obstruction With Liver Donation Surgery
    A bowel obstruction with liver donation surgery may occur -- sometimes even years later. As this eMedTV article explains, people who have major abdominal surgery, such as liver donation, have a small chance of developing a blockage in the intestines.
  • Bowel Perforation During Colonoscopy
    A bowel perforation during colonoscopy is rare and only occurs in 1 out of 1,700 procedures. This part of the eMedTV site explains the odds of having a bowel perforation during colonoscopy and describes the potential complications that can occur.
  • Bowel Prep
    The process of cleaning out your bowels before a colonoscopy is called a bowel prep. This eMedTV segment describes the steps involved in this procedure, including which medicines are often used and what to expect after taking the drugs.
  • Bowel Prep Using Fleets Phospho-Soda
    There are a few ways to do a bowel prep; using Fleets Phospho-Soda is a popular method. As this eMedTV article explains, using Fleets Phospho-Soda (a laxative) involves taking the drug in 2 separate doses, accompanied by lots of water.
  • Bowel Prep With Colyte
    As part of your bowel prep, you will likely use a laxative such as colyte before your colonoscopy. This eMedTV selection explains why it is necessary to cleanse the bowels and discusses how long it typically takes for colyte to start working.
  • Bowel Prep With GoLYTELY
    People having a colonoscopy are often given a laxative such as GoLYTELY to use as part of their bowel prep. This eMedTV article gives some basic guidelines on how to take GoLYTELY and links to more details on preparing the colon for certain procedures.
  • Bright Red Rectal Bleed
    Bright red rectal bleeding is a symptom of a problem that may or may not be serious. The information in this eMedTV article explains possible causes for rectal bleeding and the importance of seeing a healthcare provider if it occurs.
  • Budesonide EC
    People who have Crohn's disease may benefit from budesonide EC, a prescription steroid. This segment of the eMedTV archives further describes the uses and effects of the medication and provides links to more detailed information on budesonide EC.
  • Budesonide EC Dosing
    The recommended budesonide EC dosage for treating active Crohn's disease is usually 9 mg once daily. This eMedTV segment provides more budesonide EC dosing guidelines, including "maintenance" dosages for keeping symptoms under control.
  • Budesonide EC Drug Information
    This eMedTV article contains some basic information on budesonide EC, a prescription drug used for Crohn's disease. Safety warnings, dosing, and side effects are covered in this article, and a link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Budesonide ER
    Budesonide ER is used as a treatment for ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV article presents a comprehensive overview of this prescription medication, including when and how to take it, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • Budesonide ER Dosage
    Budesonide ER tablets are taken once daily. Specific budesonide ER dosing instructions are covered in this eMedTV article, with details on how often and how long you should take this medicine, and other helpful tips for safely taking this drug.
  • Budesonide ER Drug Information
    This eMedTV resource provides some basic drug information on budesonide ER, which is used to treat ulcerative colitis. It explains how the medicine works, how it differs from other drugs in its class, and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Budesonide ER Side Effects
    As this eMedTV segment discusses, people who take budesonide ER may experience side effects such as fatigue, nausea, and headaches. This page takes a closer look at the problems associated with this medication and what to do if serious reactions occur.
  • Bumax
    Bumex is commonly prescribed to treat fluid retention. This portion of the eMedTV library explores some of the potential side effects of the drug and offers general dosing information. Bumax is a common misspelling of Bumex.
  • Bumex
    Bumex is a prescribed medication that is approved to treat fluid retention due to many causes. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works to decrease blood volume and offers information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and side effects.
  • Bumex Alternatives
    Bumex alternatives for controlling fluid retention can include lifestyle changes or other medications. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at some of these alternatives and offers a list of medications that can be used as an alternative to Bumex.
  • Bumex and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if Bumex is passed through breast milk. This eMedTV resource explains that no research has been conducted on Bumex and breastfeeding, and also highlights what you should discuss with your healthcare provider prior to taking the drug.
  • Bumex and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Bumex is a pregnancy Category C drug, meaning it could potentially harm your unborn child. This page discusses the results of animal studies on Bumex and pregnancy, and explains what doctors generally recommend.
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