Appendicitis can strike at any age. Symptoms of an inflamed appendix can mimic other problems, and it’s always an emergency. Here’s what you need to know.
A “smart” pill can help your doctor diagnose gastroparesis, a condition that reduces your stomach’s ability to empty properly. Find out how the pill works.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our new series, “The Short Answer.” Pediatric gastroenterologist Deborah Goldman, MD, answers this one.
Gastroparesis is rapidly becoming a more common diagnosis. This mysterious illness reduces the ability of the stomach to empty its contents. It can be especially detrimental to people with diabetes. Learn more.
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If you’re facing surgery, you’ve probably wondered about what your scar will look like. But have you stopped to think about those other scars – the ones on the inside? You should. These inner scars – tough tissue bands that form between your abdominal tissues and organs – can develop after surgery. Also known as … Read More
Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about chronic abdominal pain? Bruce Vrooman, MD, of Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Pain Management, will answer your questions about this medical condition during a live webchat Tuesday, August 21, 2012, at noon (ET). Get answers to your health questions and concerns. It’s easy to be part … Read More