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Stomach and Colon Scopes

examination of the inside of your esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, duodenum (first part of small intestine), ileum (lower small intestine), colon (large intestine) and rectum with lighted scopes

Your GI system and How it Works

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)

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Stomach scopes

also called upper GI endoscopy, gastroscopy, esophagoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  1. American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy flexible fiberoptic sigmoidoscopy, upper GI endoscopy, ERCP
  2. Jackson Gastroenterology's patient education material, including nice endoscopy photos
  3. Short endoscopy videos United Kingdom medicdirect.co.uk

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Heartburn and Swallowing Problems

  1. Heartburn and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) Harvard University's Well-Connected
  2. GERD Hiatal hernia heartburn National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)
  3. Reflux United Kingdom net doctor
  4. Purchase "How to Stop Heart Burn" by Dr. Anil Minocha, Professor of Medicine and Director, Division of Digestive Diseases at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS
  5. GERD.com technical information
  6. Swallowing problems Mayo Clinic
  7. Barrett's esophagus precancerous changes caused by heartburn and reflux
    1. Barrett's esophagus National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)
    2. Barretts Info
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Stomach and duodenal ulcers and Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium that causes ulcers

  1. Peptic ulcer Harvard University's Well-Connected
  2. H. pylori and peptic ulcer National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)
  3. Ulcers and H. pylori Infection American Academy of Family Physicians
  4. Peptic ulcer MedlinePlus links
  5. Peptic ulcer United Kingdom net doctor
  6. Pain pills which cause stomach and duodenal ulcers National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)
  7. Gastritis National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)

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Vomiting blood, passing blood in the stool

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)

Crohn's disease

  1. ADAM Well-Connected Harvard University
  2. MedLinePlus Crohn's disease links
  3. Dr. Shafran's Crohn's Disease Info Center
  4. Crohn's Disease Web Site by a Crohn's disease sufferer
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Ulcerative Colitis

  1. ADAM Well-Connected Harvard University
  2. MedLinePlus links
  3. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

Pictures

  1. Endoscopic photos Esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, duodenum (first part of small intestine), colon (large intestine), bile passages, A. Freytag, M. Kutscha
  2. Stomach diagram Gut Feelings.com

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