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Pediatrics – Neonatal Constipation: By Kristen Hallett M.D.

Pediatrics – Neonatal Constipation: By Kristen Hallett M.D.

Constipation in term infants is actually quite rare. Babies usually pass the thick tarry stool called meconium within 24 hours of life. We do not include any meconium passed in utero, as this is often caused by other reasons, such as fetal distress. So passing meconium in utero does not

Abdominal Distension: The 6 Fs that can help your diagnosis

Abdominal Distension: The 6 Fs that can help your diagnosis

The approach to a patient with abdominal distention needs to be viewed in the appropriate clinical context. I can’t emphasize enough the importance of a good history which will determine your level of concern in working your patient up. As a gastroenterologist, many patients who see me in clinic have

Why do we get Canker Sores (ulcers)? | #aumsum

Why do we get Canker Sores (ulcers)? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. Why do we get canker sores? Because I cheat on my diet. No. Canker sores are painful ulcers that form inside our mouth. Although no one exactly knows what gives rise to canker sores. Researchers suspect that they are caused. By a combination of factors which include

What is Constipation? | #aumsum

What is Constipation? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. Can you guess the title of my next video? Hurry up. Write your guess in the comments section below. What is constipation? After much of the digestion and absorption of nutrients. The unwanted food or stool which is in a liquid state flows to the large intestine

What are Stomach Ulcers? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. What are stomach ulcers? They are scary insects that hide in our stomach. No. Stomach ulcers or gastric ulcers are painful sores in the lining of our stomach. They occur when the protective layer of mucus in our stomach gets damaged. This can be caused due to