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Doctors often find chronic back pain challenging to treat, but there are many nonsurgical options that people can try. We discuss 11 methods here, ...

Pancreatic Cancer

Floating poop is not usually a cause for concern when it happens occasionally. Gas and dietary changes are common culprits. However, some medical i...

Surgery

An enema is a procedure that involves emptying the bowels with liquid or gas. People can use them in a medical setting or at home. Learn more about...

Surgery

Diabetes is a leading cause of lower limb loss by amputation in the United States. In this article, we look at why this can happen, how common it i...

Pancreatic Cancer

Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar that can cause headaches, weakness, and anxiety. What foods should a person with hypoglycemia eat to reduce symptoms?

Surgery

Dry socket occurs when a blood clot falls out of the extraction site of a recently pulled tooth. It can be very painful, but some home remedies can...

Pancreatic Cancer

Autophagy inhibitors could be more potent against pancreatic cancer by first applying a drug that makes the cancer cells dependent on autophagy for...

Pancreatic Cancer

Doctors typically use amylase blood tests to diagnose and monitor people with acute or chronic pancreatitis. However, abnormally high or low levels...

Surgery

Hemorrhoid surgery is an effective way of removing hemorrhoids that cause symptoms. There are several types, and recovery time may be a few weeks. ...

Pancreatic Cancer

Healthcare professionals may use abdominal ultrasounds to diagnose pancreas, liver, and stomach issues. The procedure requires very little preparat...

Surgery

To prevent infection and ensure proper wound healing, it is usually best for a healthcare professional to remove a person's stitches. However, with...

Surgery

A small bowel resection is a type of surgery in which the surgeon removes a damaged part of the small intestine and rejoins the healthy parts. A do...