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Diagnosing Hirschsprung's Disease - EKG for Liver Donation

This page contains links to eMedTV Digestive System Articles containing information on subjects from Diagnosing Hirschsprung's Disease to EKG for Liver Donation. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Diagnosing Hirschsprung's Disease
    Several tests are commonly used for diagnosing Hirschsprung's disease. As discussed in this eMedTV page, tests such as manometry, biopsy, and barium enema x-rays all assist a doctor when considering a Hirschsprung's disease diagnosis.
  • Diagnosing Intestinal Gas
    To diagnose intestinal gas, your doctor may perform specific tests, such as a blood or breath test. This eMedTV segment explains the process of diagnosing intestinal gas. The process usually begins with ruling out other conditions.
  • Diagnosing Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
    This part of the eMedTV archives discusses a number of tests that a doctor may use as part of diagnosing primary biliary cirrhosis, such as a physical exam, liver enzyme test, tests that look at cholesterol levels, ultrasound, and liver biopsy.
  • Dicyclomine
    Dicyclomine is a prescription medicine commonly used for treating irritable bowel syndrome. This eMedTV resource explains how dicyclomine works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Dicyclomine Dosage
    The recommended dicyclomine dosage for the injectable form of the drug is 20 mg injected four times daily. This eMedTV Web page also contains dosing recommendations for other forms of dicyclomine and offers tips for those using this medication.
  • Dicyclomine Drug Information
    As this eMedTV segment explains, dicyclomine is a medication used as a treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). This article offers an overview of dicyclomine, with information on how the drug works and why it may not be suitable for certain people.
  • Diegestive System
    This eMedTV Web segment offers a brief overview of the various parts and functions of the digestive system. This article also provides a link to more detailed information. Diegestive system is a common misspelling of digestive system.
  • Digestiv System
    The digestive system begins at the mouth and ends at the anus. This page of the eMedTV library briefly explains the different parts of the digestive system and their roles in the body. Digestiv system is a common misspelling of digestive system.
  • Digestive System
    The stomach, esophagus, and small intestine are all parts of the digestive system. This page from the eMedTV site explains how this system allows your body to absorb nutrients from food and then remove the leftover waste products.
  • Digestive System
    This video clip gives an overview of the digestive system.
  • Digestive System Problems
    This video discusses some of the problems that can occur with the digestive system.
  • Digistive System
    There are several different parts of the digestive system. This page of the eMedTV archives briefly describes the different parts and how they function in the body, with a link to learn more. Digistive system is a common misspelling of digestive system.
  • Dijestive System
    This eMedTV page covers some of the parts of the digestive system (like the stomach and colon) and how they allow your body to absorb nutrients from food, as well as remove waste products. Dijestive system is a common misspelling of digestive system.
  • Discharge Instructions (Liver Donation Surgery)
    This video explains discharge instructions following surgery.
  • Divaticulitis
    This portion of the eMedTV site talks about diverticulitis, a condition that occurs when abnormal pouches in the abdomen become infected. This article also provides a link to more information. Divaticulitis is a common misspelling of diverticulitis.
  • Divericulitis
    When pouches form in the colon and become inflamed, diverticulitis is the result. This eMedTV article provides a brief overview of this medical condition and offers a link to more information. Divericulitis is a common misspelling of diverticulitis.
  • Diverticlitis
    Diverticulitis is a condition believed to be associated with a low-fiber diet. This eMedTV Web page takes a brief look at this condition and includes a link to more detailed information. Diverticlitis is a common misspelling of diverticulitis.
  • Diverticules
    Diverticulosis occurs when small sacs form abnormally in the colon. This page from the eMedTV Web site further describes diverticulosis, including possible causes of this condition. Diverticules is a common misspelling of diverticulosis.
  • Diverticulis
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains what diverticulitis is, including information on what may cause this condition. This article also provides a link to more detailed information. Diverticulis is a common misspelling of diverticulitis.
  • Diverticulite
    Diverticulitis is a condition that results when abnormal pouches in the colon become inflamed. This eMedTV segment further describes diverticulitis, including possible causes of this condition. Diverticulite is a common misspelling of diverticulitis.
  • Diverticulites
    This eMedTV page briefly describes diverticulitis, a condition in which small sacs in the colon become inflamed. It also discusses causes of the condition and countries where it is common. Diverticulites is a common misspelling of diverticulitis.
  • Diverticulitis
    Diverticulitis occurs when small sacs in the colon become infected. This eMedTV article gives an overview of this condition, explaining how it can develop suddenly and without warning (which is why it's important to know the symptoms and risk factors).
  • Diverticulitis Diet Information
    Following a diverticulitis diet involves steps such as eating high-fiber foods. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at other parts of this diet, including a list of foods that are known to get caught in the diverticula.
  • Diverticulitis Symptoms
    Abdominal pain, bloating, and mild cramps are some of the common symptoms of diverticulitis. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at these and other signs and symptoms that may occur in someone with diverticulitis.
  • Diverticulitis Treatment
    Normal diverticulitis treatment usually involves taking antibiotics to reduce inflammation, but serious cases may require surgery. This eMedTV page discusses diverticular disease treatment options that are available, such as medications or surgery.
  • Diverticulits
    This eMedTV resource explores diverticulitis, a type of health condition that occurs when abnormal pouches in the colon become inflamed. This page also describes possible causes of diverticulitis. Diverticulits is a common misspelling of diverticulitis.
  • Diverticulos
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, diverticulosis is a condition that occurs when abnormal pouches form in the colon. This page further describes possible causes and treatment options. Diverticulos is a common misspelling of diverticulosis.
  • Diverticulose
    Diverticulosis occurs when small, abnormal pouches form in the colon. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at diverticulosis, including information on how common it is and how it is treated. Diverticulose is a common misspelling of diverticulosis.
  • Diverticulosis
    People who have diverticulosis have small pouches in their colons that bulge outward through weak spots. As this eMedTV page explains, the condition itself is harmless, but if infection occurs in the pouches, it can cause pain in the lower abdomen.
  • Diverticulosis Diet
    A diverticulosis diet is often recommended by doctors to help prevent attacks. As discussed in this eMedTV resource, this diet calls for high-fiber foods, which can help ensure proper digestion and reduce diverticulitis attacks.
  • Diverticulosus
    This page from the eMedTV Web archives explains what diverticulosis is, including information on what may cause this condition. A link to more detailed information is also included. Diverticulosus is a common misspelling of diverticulosis.
  • Diverticulous
    Diverticulosis is a condition that occurs when small pouches form in weak spots in the colon. This part of the eMedTV Web site discusses how common this condition is and how it is treated. Diverticulous is a common misspelling of diverticulosis.
  • Diverticultis
    When abnormal pouches in the colon become inflamed, it causes a condition known as diverticulitis. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at diverticulitis, including possible causes of the condition. Diverticultis is a common misspelling of diverticulitis.
  • Divertikulitis
    Diverticulitis occurs when small pouches in the colon become inflamed. This eMedTV Web article discusses possible causes of diverticulitis, and offers a link to more detailed information. Divertikulitis is a common misspelling of diverticulitis.
  • Diveticulitis
    Diverticulitis occurs when pouches in the colon become inflamed. This part of the eMedTV library briefly describes possible causes of the condition, as well as the most common treatment method. Diveticulitis is a common misspelling of diverticulitis.
  • Divirticulitis
    As this eMedTV page discusses, diverticulitis is a type of health condition that results when there is an inflammation in abnormal pouches in the colon. This page also describes possible causes. Divirticulitis is a common misspelling of diverticulitis.
  • Do You Have to Use the Flavor Packet With TriLyte?
    Four flavor packets come with TriLyte, and you may be wondering if you have to use them. This eMedTV article provides the answer to this question and explains that if you are going to add flavor, you should use only one of the packets provided.
  • Dolor en el Área de la Incisión
    Dolor en el Área de la Incisión
  • Drug Interactions With Alosetron
    As this eMedTV resource explains, alosetron can cause drug interactions with various different products, such as nafcillin and sulfadiazine. This page also explains how to minimize your risk for complications and explains what you should tell your doctor.
  • Drug Interactions With Balsalazide
    Drug interactions with balsalazide are possible if it is taken with warfarin, azathioprine, or other drugs. This eMedTV Web page describes the potentially negative effects that these interactions can have and how they can be avoided or minimized.
  • Drug Interactions With Budesonide EC
    This eMedTV page explains that grapefruit juice and certain antibiotics are among the substances that may negatively interact with budesonide EC. This article also discusses the problems these drug interactions with budesonide EC may cause.
  • Drug Interactions With Budesonide ER
    This eMedTV selection explains that serious side effects may occur when using budesonide ER with products like grapefruit, Tums, or certain other medications or supplements. It describes problems that may occur and offers tips for reducing your risk.
  • Drug Interactions With Dicyclomine
    Antacids, pramlintide, and glaucoma medications may cause drug interactions with dicyclomine. This eMedTV resource lists some of the other medicines that may interact with dicyclomine and explains what may happen if a drug interaction occurs.
  • Drug Interactions With Ethacrynic Acid
    Medicines that may cause drug interactions with ethacrynic acid include digoxin, lithium, and warfarin. This eMedTV resource describes the potentially negative effects these interactions can cause and lists other drugs that may cause an interaction.
  • Drug Interactions With Linaclotide
    This eMedTV Web selection offers an in-depth look at whether any drugs could cause interactions when used in combination with linaclotide. It also discusses what to tell your healthcare provider before starting treatment with this medication.
  • Drug Interactions With Lubiprostone
    Lubiprostone is not known to interact with any other medications. However, as this eMedTV Web resource explains, drug interactions with lubiprostone may still be possible, as this medication has not been studied with every single other medication.
  • Drug Interactions With Misoprostol
    This eMedTV Web page takes a look at certain products that may not be safe to use in combination with misoprostol, including oxytocin and magnesium-containing antacids. This article explains the problems that may occur and what your doctor may recommend.
  • Drug Interactions With Olsalazine
    Warfarin and digoxin are among the drugs that can potentially interact with olsalazine. This eMedTV page describes how drug interactions with olsalazine can make certain medicines less effective.
  • Drug Interactions With Ondansetron Oral Soluble Film
    If you take certain medications with ondansetron oral soluble film, drug interactions may occur. This eMedTV page offers a detailed list of products that may negatively interact with this medicine and describes the problems that may occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Orally Disintegrating Metoclopramide
    This eMedTV article takes a detailed look at drug interactions with orally disintegrating metoclopramide. This includes a list of medicines that can react with orally disintegrating metoclopramide and the problems that can occur as a result.
  • Drug Interactions With Rabeprazole Sprinkle
    This eMedTV selection explains that serious interactions may occur when using rabeprazole sprinkle with products like iron supplements, warfarin, or certain other drugs. It describes problems that may occur and offers tips for reducing your risk.
  • Drug Interactions With Ranitidine
    Some drugs that may interact with ranitidine include warfarin, triazolam, and itraconazole. This eMedTV resource discusses other potential drug interactions with ranitidine, such as those involving atazanavir or ketoconazole.
  • Drug Interactions With Sunitinib
    As this eMedTV article explains, sunitinib can possibly interact with several different types of drugs (such as Avastin and Prolia), and some of these interactions may be dangerous. This page offers an in-depth look at the problems that can occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Tegaserod
    As this eMedTV segment explains, drug interactions with tegaserod generally aren't severe enough to cause any problems or require changes in dosages. Among the drugs that can potentially interact with tegaserod are oral contraceptives and digoxin.
  • Drug Interactions With Telbivudine
    If you take niacin or fibrates while using telbivudine, it may cause dangerous complications. This eMedTV page lists other drugs that may cause interactions with telbivudine and describes the problems that may occur if these products are taken together.
  • Drug Interactions With Triamterene-HCTZ
    This eMedTV page explains the drug interactions with triamterene-HCTZ that are possible when it is combined with certain medications, like laxatives or warfarin. Steps your healthcare provider can take to prevent these interactions are also described.
  • Dygestive System
    The stomach, small intestine, and colon all play a role in the digestive system. This eMedTV resource gives an overview of the digestive system and provides a link to more information. Dygestive system is a common misspelling of digestive system.
  • Dyrenium
    Dyrenium is a prescription medication that is licensed to treat fluid retention. This article from the eMedTV library explains how the drug works, offers dosing information, and lists potential side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Dyrenium Alternatives
    Many Dyrenium alternatives are available, including other diuretics and certain lifestyle changes. This eMedTV segment describes lifestyle changes that may help with fluid retention and lists other medications that are alternatives to Dyrenium.
  • Dyrenium and Breastfeeding
    It is unclear whether Dyrenium and breastfeeding are a safe combination. As this eMedTV page explains, researchers are not sure whether Dyrenium passes through breast milk in humans, so the effects of taking the drug while nursing are unknown.
  • Dyrenium and Dry Mouth
    Dry mouth is a side effect that may occur with the use of Dyrenium. This section of the eMedTV Web site discusses Dyrenium and dry mouth in more detail and provides a list of suggestions that can help to relieve a dry mouth.
  • Dyrenium and Pregnancy
    It is generally recommended that pregnant women take Dyrenium only if absolutely necessary. This eMedTV article offers more information on Dyrenium and pregnancy, and explains the possible risks involved with using the drug while pregnant.
  • Dyrenium Dosage
    Most people start with a Dyrenium dosage of 100 mg twice a day, taken after meals. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers other Dyrenium dosing information, including suggestions on when and how to take the medication.
  • Dyrenium Drug Information
    Available in the form of a capsule, Dyrenium is a medication used to treat fluid retention. This eMedTV segment offers a quick overview of Dyrenium, including some of the drug's warnings. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Dyrenium Drug Interactions
    Medications that may cause Dyrenium drug interactions include amiloride, digoxin, and lithium. This eMedTV Web page lists other drugs that can interact with Dyrenium and explains what may happen when these medicines are taken together.
  • Dyrenium Overdose
    If you take too much Dyrenium, overdose symptoms may occur, such as nausea, weakness, and vomiting. This eMedTV page describes other possible symptoms and lists various treatment options that are available for a Dyrenium overdose.
  • Dyrenium Side Effects
    Dyrenium side effects may include nausea or vomiting, headache, and dizziness. As this eMedTV article explains, there are also many potentially serious side effects of Dyrenium, such as high potassium levels, kidney stones, or worsening of gout.
  • Dyrenium Uses
    While Dyrenium is mainly used for treating fluid retention, it can be used "off-label" for other conditions. This eMedTV segment lists possible off-label Dyrenium uses and explains whether the drug can be used in children or adolescents.
  • Dyrenium Warnings and Precautions
    You should avoid using salt substitutes while taking Dyrenium. This eMedTV resource contains other Dyrenium warnings and precautions, lists potential side effects that may occur during treatment, and explains who should not take the drug.
  • Early Appendicitis Symptoms
    Abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting are some of the early symptoms of appendicitis. This part of the eMedTV Web site lists other early signs and symptoms, and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Early Appendicitis Symptoms in Children
    Although it's fairly uncommon for a child to have early symptoms of appendicitis, it's not unheard of. As this eMedTV segment explains, some of these signs and symptoms include constipation, fatigue, and small stools with mucus.
  • Early Symptoms of Appendicitis
    Abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting are some possible early symptoms of appendicitis. This eMedTV article talks about the early signs and symptoms of this condition, and explains why appendicitis can be difficult to diagnose.
  • Efectos Emocionales y Mentales a Corto Plazo
    Efectos Emocionales y Mentales a Corto Plazo
  • EGD
    EGD stands for esophagogastroduodenoscopy. As this eMedTV segment explains, it is a procedure that allows your doctor to examine your esophagus, stomach, and small intestine. This Web page offers an in-depth look at this procedure.
  • EGD Alternatives
    As this eMedTV article explains, EGD alternatives can include x-rays, upper GI series, and CT scans. However, an EGD is able to provide more in-depth information than these alternatives. This Web page discusses EGD alternatives and why they are used.
  • EGD Expectations
    As this eMedTV page explains, EGD expectations usually center on examining the upper digestive tract for problems and treating any problems that are found. This page describes what to expect with an EGD.
  • EGD Procedure
    As this eMedTV resource explains, an EGD procedure is used to check for problems with the upper digestive tract, which includes your esophagus, stomach, and small intestine. This Web page offers an in-depth look at how this procedure is performed.
  • EGD With Balloon Dilation
    This video explains the process of the upper endoscopy (EGD) procedure with balloon dilation.
  • EGD/Upper Endoscopy - Presentation Summary
    This video clip explains what is involved in an EGD.
  • EKG for Liver Donation
    Some patients require an EKG for a liver donation evaluation to measure their heart activity. This eMedTV resource describes how an EKG is administered and explains the importance of monitoring heart activity.
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