This condition develops when part of your stomach pushes up through an opening in your diaphragm called the "hiatus." The diaphragm separates your chest from your abdominal cavity. The hiatus is the opening that your esophagus passes through.
This is an exam of your digestive tract. It's done with a tiny camera capsule you swallow. This exam is often used to see inside the small intestine, because that's hard to reach with other types of scopes.
This is a surgery to remove a small organ under your liver. It's called the "gallbladder," and it stores bile (that's a fluid used for digestion). You may need this surgery if gallstones have collected in your gallbladder, or if the gallbladder is causing
This condition is an opening in the tympanic membrane, commonly called the eardrum. In some cases, a hole in the eardrum can lead to reduction or loss of hearing.
This form of diabetes develops during pregnancy. With it, the hormone insulin has problems helping the body turn blood glucose (commonly called blood sugar) into energy. In most cases, gestational diabetes can be controlled with no complications. It often