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Gas, Heartburn, and Indigestion

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Celiac Disease
Contains general information about celiac disease and explains how it can disrupt the absorption of nutrients in the small intestine. Provides information about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
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Gas in the Digestive Tract
Describes what causes gas and discusses symptoms, complications, and treatment.
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) (See Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Adults)
Defines gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment—including surgery—for GERD.
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Reflujo gastroesofágico (GER) y enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofágico (GERD) en adultos publicación imagen

En Español
Enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofágico (GERD) (See Reflujo gastroesofágico (GER) y enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofágico (GERD) en adultos)
Define el reflujo gastroesofágico (GER) y la enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofágico (GERD). Describe las causas, los síntomas y el tratamiento (incluida la cirugía) para la GERD.
Versión PDF (341 KB) *

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Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Children and Adolescents
Describes gastroesophageal reflux in children and adolescents, including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
PDF Version (675 KB) *

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Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Infants
Describes gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in infants, including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
PDF Version (475 KB) *

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Hiatal Hernia (See Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Adults)
Defines gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment—including surgery—for GERD.
PDF Version (509 KB) *

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Indigestion
Describes indigestion, also called functional dyspepsia. Provides information about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
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Lactose Intolerance
Explains the cause, risk factors, diagnostic tests, and management of lactose intolerance. Lists calcium-rich foods and foods that contain hidden lactose.
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Upper GI Endoscopy
Provides general information about upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy. Describes the purpose of the test and what patients can expect before, during, and after the procedure.
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En Español
Endoscopia esofagogastroduodenal
Proporciona información sobre la endoscopia esofagogastroduodenal. Describe el propósito de la prueba, como los pacientes se pueden preparar para ella y que pueden esperar los pacientes durante y después del procedimiento.
Versión PDF (169 KB) *

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What I need to know about Celiac Disease
Defines celiac disease and explains the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Includes examples of gluten-free diet options.
PDF Version (653 KB) *

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En Español
Lo que usted debe saber sobre la enfermedad celíaca
Define la enfermedad celíaca y explica sus síntomas, diagnóstico y tratamiento. Presenta algunos ejemplos de la dieta sin gluten.
Versión PDF (1,102 KB) *

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What I need to know about Gas
Provides information about preventing and treating gas in the digestive tract.
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En Español
Lo que usted debe saber sobre los gases
Ofrece información sobre cómo prevenir y tratar los gases del sistema digestivo.
Versión PDF (593 KB) *

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What I need to know about Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Explains irritable bowel syndrome, the causes, the symptoms, and outlines available treatment options. 
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What I need to know about Lactose Intolerance publication thumbnail image

What I need to know about Lactose Intolerance
Defines lactose intolerance and provides information about its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
PDF Version (1,289 KB) *

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En Español
Lo que usted debe saber sobre la intolerancia a la lactosa
Define la intolerancia a la lactosa y proporciona información sobre sus síntomas, diagnóstico y tratamiento.
Versión PDF (484 KB) *

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Page last updated June 4, 2014


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