Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
The esophagus carries food from the mouth to the stomach. The lower
esophageal sphincter is a ring of muscle at the bottom of the esophagus that
acts like a valve between the esophagus and stomach.
A gallstone, is a lump of hard material usually range in size from a grain of
sand to 3-4 cms. They are formed inside the gall bladder formed as a result of
precipitation of cholesterol and bile salts from the bile.
Infections and Inflammations
An infection is the condition of multiplication of parasitic organisms or
microorganisms within the body. An inflammation is the reactions that occur in
the affected blood vessels and adjacent tissues in response to an injury or
abnormal stimulation caused by a physical, chemical, or biologic agent. Many
people use the terms interchangeably since they have several symptoms in common
and usually are treated similarly.
A hernia is a weakness or defect in the abdominal wall. It may be present
from birth, or develop over a period of time. If the defect is large enough,
abdominal contents such as the bowels, may protrude through the defect causing a
lump or bulge felt by the patient.
What is Cancer?
Cancer is a disease that results from abnormal growth and division of cells
that make up the body's tissues and organs. Under normal circumstances, cells
reproduce in an orderly fashion to replace old cells, maintain tissue health and