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    Dr Anand is a tenured Professor of Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Amoebiasis is an infection caused by poor hygienic conditions, since it occurs through fecal-oral transmission. There is no connection between...

Answered on : 26 Sep 2008

The primary cause of burping is swallowing of air with saliva, food and drink. Please note that air does not form in the stomach, but comes from...

Answered on : 11 Aug 2008

It appears you have irritable bowel syndrome, since all lab tests, endoscopic exams and biopsy results were normal. The mild increase in...

Answered on : 22 Jul 2008

The need for treatment will depend upon the results of her lab tests: HBeAg, anti-HBs, serum ALT etc. There should be no problem regarding...

Answered on : 25 Jun 2008

The pain may be due to an ulcer, since ulcers can recur. To avoid this please avoid smoking and drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxyn. For...

Answered on : 19 Jun 2008

Your symptoms are suggestive of acid reflux. You should avoid food products (e.g., milk), which aggravate the problem. You can start taking...

Answered on : 16 Jun 2008

The importance of the lymph node seen on CT scan should be discussed with your doctor as well as the radiologist. It may be important if it was...

Answered on : 11 Jun 2008

The most common cause of chronic pancreatitis is alcohol consumption. You did not mention whether you were using alcohol and whether you have...

Answered on : 14 May 2008

It sounds like you may have a condition called "Irritable bowel syndrome". Please do the following:
1. Take a tablespoonful of isabgol...

Answered on : 13 May 2008

Presence of fat is a very common condition and in general there is nothing to worry about. However, to prevent fatty liver from becoming worse the...

Answered on : 29 Apr 2008
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