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Pregnancy Symptoms And Labor Signs

For most women pregnancy is the most exciting time in their life and the symptoms begin for some women immediately after conception in different ways. However, there are signs and symptoms to watch out for which include include missed menstrual period, frequent urination, temperature changes, food and smell aversions, body discomforts, fatigue and tiredness, breast…

Same-Polyp Intervention? Turn to 45383 and 45381

As a gastroenterology coder, you may find yourself bowled over by coding situations such as these: The olympus scope was passed in the transverse colon. Outstanding prep. The lesion itself was at about 9 centimeter in the rectosigmoid or upper one third of the rectum really. With the rotatable snare, the base was encircled, and…

Natural Ways to Get Rid of Ovarian Cysts

The worst part about having an ovarian cyst is not the scare when you realize you first have one, it is the pain. The pain a woman feels from having an ovarian cyst is unmatched by anything else. This pain starts in the lower abdomen and it is so powerful that it radiates through the…

Oral Thrush Treatment

Oral candidiasis also known as thrush is common in lots of people around the entire world and if you have it then you need to make sure you treat the problem before it becomes worse. The problem if you do not treat the oral thrush as soon as you identify the problem is it can…

Hepatitis B

SETTLING THE NOISE ABOUT HEPATITIS B I know you might be wondering, what again about hepatitis B? Everywhere you go they are talking about hepatitis B. It might interest you to know that for all the "noise" that is made, it's worth it because viral hepatitis B kills more than 1.5 million people worldwide each…

Cirrhosis of the Liver Can Be Prevented

Your liver is an extremely important part of your body. Your liver weighs about three pounds and performs many functions that are vital for life. When your healthy liver tissue is replaced by scar tissue, this is called cirrhosis of the liver. There is no cure for cirrhosis, so taking precautions now may help prevent…

How to Deal With Kidney Failure

When the kidneys stop functioning, the medical condition is called Acute Renal Failure (ARF). This requires immediate medical attention. The kidneys cleanse the blood and excrete liquid waste through the urine. Prolonged failure or malfunction will result in fatal blood infection. The first step for doctors is to identify the cause of failure. There are…

Fun With Foodies

Do you love food? It is official: I love food, so I thought a great way to spend my "free" time, would be to pay a visit to all of my favorite chefs, foodies, and restaurants. This way, I get to taste all their amazing food, and share all the latest food trends, and tastes…

Natural Remedies For Stomach Ulcers

There are many natural remedies to treat stomach ulcers, in case you have not realized. It is common to get this painful condition nowdays. Natural remedies can also be just as effective as the many pharmacological treatments on the market, in many instances. Typically, a bacterial stomach ulcer is treated by antibiotics. However, if your…

Acid Reflux and Stress

Although it has not been proven scientifically, many people believe that stress is a major contributor to acid reflux disease. Physiologically, stress can cause the digestive system to come to a screeching halt. Food that should be moving along will linger and magnify the effects of acid reflux. Under stress the body sends energy to…

Acid Reflux Disease or Gastric Cancer?

We all hope that our reflux problems are no more than a minor problem associated with too much food or alcahol, but there is always the under danger of stomach cancer. The biggest diagnostic problem that we encounter, is caused by symptoms that ofter arrive late due to the large capacity of the stomach. If…

Pulmonary Edema

What is this Condition? In pulmonary edema, fluid builds up in the spaces outside the lung's blood vessels (called extravascular spaces). In one form of this disorder, cardiogenic pulmonary edema, this accumulation is caused by rising pressure in the respiratory veins and tiny blood vessels called capillaries. A common complication of heart disorders, pulmonary edema…