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Colon, rectum, and anus | Gastrointestinal system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Colon, rectum, and anus | Gastrointestinal system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Voiceover: We’ve come a long way since we started talking about the gastrointestinal tract from our oral cavity. Now that we’ve made it all the way, down here, it’s time to talk about the final part of our GI tract. The large intestine, or the colon, the rectum and the

Have You Ever Heard of Norovirus?

Have You Ever Heard of Norovirus?

Have you ever heard of norovirus? You’ve probably gotten sick from it before. Some people call norovirus “the stomach bug.” The virus infects your stomach or intestines. It causes stomach cramps, diarrhea, or vomiting. Millions of people get sick with norovirus every year, and thousands end up in the hospital.

What Triggers a Peptic Ulcer?

What Triggers a Peptic Ulcer?

[MUSIC] DR. RODGERS: Can anxiety or spicy foods cause peptic ulcers? Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH. The answer is no. A peptic ulcer is a sore in the lining of your stomach or the first part of

What is GERD?

What is GERD?

DR. RODGERS: You eat a slice of pizza and have a burning feeling in your chest or throat. What could it be? Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases at NIH. That burning feeling in your chest or throat could be

Pediatrics – Pediatric Diarrhea: By Jason Silverman M.D.

Pediatrics – Pediatric Diarrhea: By Jason Silverman M.D.

Diarrhea is a common problem in children. While many causes are self-limited and benign, diarrhea can also be caused by serious conditions requiring investigation and treatment. Here are some important things to know. Diarrhea means having 3 or more liquid stools per day. Acute diarrhea has been ongoing for less

Types Of Diarrhea, Causes & Common Symptoms To Watch Out For

Types Of Diarrhea, Causes & Common Symptoms To Watch Out For

Diarrhea Types, Causes And Common Symptoms. What is diarrhea?. Diarrhea is a condition marked by frequent and watery bowel movements. This condition may come with common digestion symptoms like bloating and cramps, or not. Diarrhea can come in various forms such as. Acute diarrhea or enteritis, which is due to

Health & Nutrition : How to Identify Causes of Diarrhea

Health & Nutrition : How to Identify Causes of Diarrhea

My name is Christine Marquette and I am a registered dietitian with the Austin Regional Clinic and I am going to talk to you about how to identify the causes of diarrhea. There are actually many different causes of diarrhea. Some of the really basic causes are bacterial or viral