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This page contains links to eMedTV Digestive System Articles containing information on subjects from Lactose Intolerance to Minor Colonoscopy Complications. 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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  • Lactose Intolerance
    Between 30 and 50 million Americans are lactose intolerant (unable to digest a sugar called lactose). This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of the causes, symptoms, and treatment of lactose intolerance.
  • Lactose Intolerance and Bone Health
    There may be a link between lactose intolerance and bone health. However, as this eMedTV article explains, we still don't know if lactose intolerance causes osteoporosis. This page provides an overview of lactose intolerance and bone health.
  • Lactose Intolerance and Calcium
    Lactose intolerance can make it difficult for you to get enough calcium. This eMedTV page discusses lactose intolerance and calcium in detail, including information on how much calcium is recommended and how to get more calcium in your diet.
  • Lactose Intolerance Information
    Are you looking for information on lactose intolerance? This eMedTV resource is a great place to start. It briefly explains what this condition is, possible symptoms, and who it affects. There is also a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Lactose Intolerance Research
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, one of the current goals of lactose intolerance research is to find out if new approaches are safe and effective. This page focuses on the goals, accomplishments, and safety of lactose intolerance research.
  • Lactose Intolerance Symptoms
    Nausea, gas, and diarrhea are common lactose intolerance symptoms. The information in this eMedTV segment highlights these and other signs and symptoms, and discusses certain conditions that may produce similar symptoms.
  • Lactose Intolerance Testing
    As this eMedTV page explains, the lactose tolerance test, hydrogen breath test, and stool acidity test are common ways of testing for lactose intolerance. This page describes how these tests work and explains why they are used.
  • Lactose Intolerance Treatment
    Lactose intolerance treatment usually starts with modifying one's diet. As this eMedTV article explains, many people also take lactase tablets to help with digestion. This page covers the different options for lactose intolerance treatment.
  • Lactose Intolerence
    Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose (the major sugar found in milk). This eMedTV article takes a look at this condition and provides a link to more information. Lactose intolerence is a common misspelling of lactose intolerance.
  • Lactose Intolorance
    Lactose intolerance occurs when a person is unable to digest lactose, the major sugar found in milk. This eMedTV resource describes this condition and its treatment. Lactose intolorance is a common misspelling of lactose intolerance.
  • Lactose Intolorence
    A person with lactose intolerance is unable to digest lactose (a substance found in milk). This part of the eMedTV site describes lactose intolerance, including how it is diagnosed. Lactose intolorence is a common misspelling of lactose intolerance.
  • Lactosse Intollerance
    Lactose intolerance occurs when a person is unable to digest lactose, the major sugar found in milk. This eMedTV selection provides an overview of this condition and its symptoms. Lactosse intollerance is a common misspelling of lactose intolerance.
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  • Leaving the Facility After a Colonoscopy
    This video clip explains what will happen when you leave the facility after colonoscopy.
  • Leaving the Facility After a Colonoscopy- Diabetic Information
    This multimedia clip explains what diabetics need to be aware of with this procedure.
  • Leaving the Facility After an Upper Endoscopy -- Diabetic Information
    This multimedia clip explains what diabetics need to be aware of with this procedure.
  • Leaving the Hospital (Upper Endoscopy)
    This video discusses discharge instructions after having an EGD.
  • Leaving the Hospital After ERCP
    This multimedia clip discusses possible discharge instructions following an ERCP.
  • Leaving the Hospital After ERCP With Sphincterotomy
    This multimedia clip discusses possible discharge instructions following an ERCP.
  • Leaving the Hospital After ERCP With Sphincterotomy -- Information for Diabetic Patients
    This video explains what diabetic patients can expect after leaving the hospital.
  • Linaclotide
    Taking linaclotide capsules once daily helps treat IBS with constipation or chronic idiopathic constipation. This eMedTV Web page presents more details on this prescription drug, including when it is taken, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Linaclotide Dosage
    Linaclotide capsules are taken once daily on an empty stomach, preferably 30 minutes before your first meal. This eMedTV article covers what to expect during treatment and includes an explanation of how your doctor will determine your linaclotide dosage.
  • Linaclotide Drug Information
    People with certain bowel conditions may be given a medication called linaclotide. This eMedTV segment briefly explores this drug, with information on specific uses, dosing guidelines, and side effects.
  • Linaclotide Side Effects
    As discussed in this eMedTV resource, clinical studies have shown that diarrhea and other side effects can occur in people taking linaclotide. This page lists other side effects of this medication, including those that are potentially dangerous.
  • Liver Anatomy
    Because the liver does so many important things for your body, you can't live without one. This video clip offers an overview of what your liver does.
  • Liver Biopsy
    As this video clip explains, a liver biopsy is a procedure in which a small piece of tissue is removed from your liver, and then studied under a microscope to check for signs of liver inflammation and damage.
  • Liver Biopsy
    As this video clip explains, a liver biopsy is a procedure in which a small piece of tissue is removed from your liver, and then studied under a microscope to check for signs of liver inflammation and damage.
  • Liver Biopsy for Liver Donor Evaluation
    Doctors may perform a liver biopsy for liver donor evaluation to ensure that your liver is healthy. This eMedTV segment describes the procedure, which consists of inserting a needle to quickly remove a piece of tissue from the liver.
  • Liver Donation
    Liver donation is a two-step process that involves a complete medical evaluation before the actual surgery. This eMedTV Web page explains the process, including a description of the medical evaluation and things to consider before donating.
  • Liver Donation Alternatives
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, if you decide not to participate in liver donation, alternatives for the patient include staying on the donor list until another one is available or receiving a liver from someone else.
  • Liver Donation Alternatives
    You may choose not to continue as a possible liver donor. This video clip explains what will happen if this decision is made.
  • Liver Donation Evaluation
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, a liver donation evaluation helps to ensure that you are healthy, have the right blood type, and have a good-sized liver. This page also describes common tests used during the evaluation, such as a CT scan or MRI.
  • Liver Donation Facts
    This multimedia clip explains in detail the facts about liver donation you need to know.
  • Liver Donation Support
    Liver donation support can be obtained from an advocate doctor or from certain associations. This eMedTV resource explains how this support from doctors and agencies can help address all your questions and concerns prior to surgery.
  • Liver Donation Surgery
    Liver donation surgery is the process of replacing someone's diseased liver with part of your healthy liver. This eMedTV article further discusses the purpose of the surgery and offers a detailed description of the surgery itself.
  • Liver Donation Surgery - Introduction
    This interactive video provides an introduction to liver donation surgery.
  • Liver Donation Surgery - Summary
    This video summary provides an overview of living donor liver transplant surgery.
  • Liver Donation Surgery -- Getting Started
    This video clip explains what happens prior to your liver transplant surgery.
  • Liver Donation Surgery -- Leaving the Hospital
    This video clip describes what will happen when you leave the hospital after your surgery.
  • Liver Donation Surgery -- Time in the Hospital
    This multimedia clip explains how long you can expect to stay in the hospital after your surgery.
  • Liver Donation Surgery and the Operating Room
    This page from the eMedTV archives describes a liver donation surgery operating room in detail. By familiarizing yourself with the machines and instruments in the operating room before the surgery, you will be less overwhelmed by the equipment.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Complications
    During liver donation surgery, complications may occur, such as bleeding or allergic reactions. This page of the eMedTV Web site lists both minor and major complications that can potentially occur affecting the liver, spleen, or bile duct.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Recovery
    After liver donation surgery, recovery consists of follow-up doctor visits and avoiding strenuous activity. This eMedTV segment offers more information on the recovery process, including what to expect and tips on relieving surgery-related pain.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Recovery - Introduction
    This video clip points out a few important issues about your recovery from surgery.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Recovery - Summary
    This video clip discusses the issues surrounding your liver donation.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Abnormal Scar Formation
    This multimedia clip discusses the possibility of abnormal scar formation.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Allergic Reaction to Medications
    This video explains that there is a possibility of allergic reactions to the medications used during surgery.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Bile Duct Problems
    This multimedia clip describes possible bile duct problems.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Bleeding and Blood Vessel Damage
    This video describes possible bleeding and blood vessel damage.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Blood Clots
    This video clip discusses the risks of blood clots due to liver transplant surger.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Blood Transfusion
    This interactive video explains when a blood transfustion may be necessary.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Bowel Obstruction
    This video discusses the risk of developing a bowel obstruction.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Delayed Return of Intestinal Function
    Sometimes the intestines take a little longer than usual to start working again. This video clip describes what will be done if this occurs in your situation.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Depression
    This video explains that depression can occur following liver transplant surgery.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Final Thoughts
    Certain problems are possible with liver transplant surgery, and this video clip describes some of the most common.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Fluid Buildup in the Chest
    This video explains what happens when fluid accumulates in the chest.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Hernia
    This video explains the possiblity of developing a hernia after liver transplant surgery.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Infections
    This video discusses the possibility of developing an infection from liver transplant surgery.
  • Liver Donation Surgery Risks -- Spleen Damage
    This video discusses possible spleen damage that may occur during liver transplant surgery.
  • Liver Donation Tests -- CT Scan
    This interactive video explains what to expect when having a CT scan done on your liver.
  • Liver Donation Tests -- Electrocardiogram
    This multimedia video describes the process of an electrocardiogram.
  • Liver Donation Tests -- Liver Angiogram
    This video explains how healthcare providers perform an angiogram to see liver.
  • Liver Donation Tests -- Liver Biopsy
    As this video clip explains, a liver biopsy is a procedure in which a small piece of tissue is removed from your liver, and then studied under a microscope to check for signs of liver inflammation and damage.
  • Liver Donation Tests -- Liver Ultrasound
    This video clip describes the process of having an ultrasound done on your liver.
  • Liver Donation Tests --MRI
    This video describes the process of having an MRI done on your liver.
  • Liver Donor Surgery - Other Effects
    Over 9 out of 10 liver or kidney donors say that if they had to do it over again, they would definitely still donate a liver section or kidney. This video talks about quality of life after being a donor.
  • Liver Donor Surgery -- The Details
    This video explains the process of liver donation from the perspective of the donor.
  • Liver Donor Transplant Evaluation -- An Introduction
    This video clip describes the process of liver donation.
  • Liver Donor Transplant Evaluation - Presentation Summary
    This video summary provides an overview of living donor liver transplant surgery.
  • Liver Donor's Perspective - In-Depth
    This video explains the process of liver donation from the perspective of the donor.
  • Liver Problems
    A variety of problems can affect the liver. This interactive video clip explains some of the most common.
  • Liver Problems Requiring a Liver Transplant
    A variety of problems can affect the liver. This interactive video clip explains some of the most common.
  • Liver Transplant -- Donor's Perspective Overview
    This interactive video discusses liver donation surgery.
  • Liver Transplant Issues
    This video explains important issues to be aware of as a liver donor.
  • Liver Transplant Recipient's Perspective -- In-depth
    This video describes what will happen during the recipient's liver transplant.
  • Liver Transplant Recipient's Perspective -- In-depth
    This video describes what will happen during the recipient's liver transplant.
  • Liver Transplant Recipient's Perspective -- Overview
    This video describes a liver transplant from the the recipient's perspective.
  • Liver Transplant Rejection - In-Depth
    As explained in this video clip, most people experience some amount of transplant rejection, but it can usually be reversed or kept to a minimum with medications.
  • Liver Transplant Rejection - Overview
    There is the possibility that the recipient's body may attack the new liver. This video clip discusses this possibility in more detail.
  • Living Donor Liver Transplant Issues
    As this eMedTV page explains, you should be aware of some things before undergoing a living donor liver transplant; issues include financial difficulties, insurance problems, and time off work. Some donors may be reimbursed for surgery-related costs.
  • Long-Term Recovery Information (Liver Donation Surgery)
    This interactive video provides some long-term recovery information.
  • Lubiprostone
    Lubiprostone is a prescription drug used to treat many types of constipation. This eMedTV page offers a detailed overview of this medication, describing how it works, potential side effects, and tips on taking the drug.
  • Lubiprostone Dosage
    The recommended lubiprostone dosage for treating chronic idiopathic constipation is 24 mcg twice daily. This eMedTV resource also offers lubiprostone dosing guidelines for treating IBS with constipation in women and provides tips for taking the medicine.
  • Lubiprostone for IBS
    As this eMedTV resource explains, IBS can be treated with lubiprostone, provided it is a specific type and it is affecting a woman. This segment explains why this is the case and provides a link to more detailed information on this drug's uses.
  • Magnesium Citrate .... Just a Reminder
    This video offers some important tips to keep in mind following your procedure.
  • Magnesium Citrate Bowel Prep -- Final Thoughts
    This video explains the importance of doing your bowel prep before your colonoscopy.
  • Magnesium Citrate Bowel Prep Instructions
    This clip explains the bowel prep instructions you will be given, including how to take magnesium citrate.
  • Major Colonoscopy Complications
    This multimedia video clip lists the major complications associated with colonoscopy.
  • Meralax
    MiraLAX is a nonprescription laxative used to help relieve occasional constipation. This eMedTV page describes how this product works, covers general dosing guidelines, and lists possible side effects. Meralax is a common misspelling of MiraLAX.
  • Merilax
    MiraLAX is a medicine that is commonly used for the treatment of occasional constipation. This eMedTV page also explains how this nonprescription laxative works, when it is taken, and potential side effects. Merilax is a common misspelling of MiraLAX.
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