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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a digestive disorder that occurs when gastric acid from the stomach flows back up into the food pipe or esophagus. Heartburn is the most common symptom of GERD.

Polyps

A polyp is a small growth of excess tissue that often grows on a stem or stalk. Polyps can grow on the inner surface of the nose or throat or in...

Malabsorption syndrome

Whipple disease (malabsorption syndrome) is a rare disease resulting from bacterial infection that leads to inadequate absorption of nutrients...

Inflammatory-bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a condition that causes ongoing inflammation of the intestines. The condition can affect only the large...