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    Dr Anand is a tenured Professor of Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Sounds coming from the stomach are due to the movement of air and fluid. This is completely harmless and you should not worry about it.

Answered on : 04 Mar 2008

There is no specific diet for auto immune hepatitis. Simply consume a normal balanced diet.

Answered on : 28 Feb 2008

E. coli is a normal inhabitant of the gut, present in large numbers in stools and usually does not cause any harm. However, there are some...

Answered on : 15 Jan 2008

Yes. The presence of hiatal hernia should not interfere with sexual contact.

Answered on : 07 Jan 2008

Hernia and intestinal disease are two entirely different disorders and cannot be mistaken with each other.

Answered on : 02 Jan 2008

You appear to have a prominent gastro-colic reflex. I suggest you cut down milk intake in the morning (you may have lactose intolerance). If the...

Answered on : 19 Dec 2007

TTG (Tssue Transglutaminase) is a test done to diagnose coeliac disease. You should discuss the test with your doctor (the normal range of the...

Answered on : 06 Dec 2007

The use of antibiotics changes the bacterial flora in the intestines and can result in alterations in bowel movements. These symptoms should...

Answered on : 10 Oct 2007

It is possible that after a heavy meal you have reflux of your stomach contents into the food pipe which stimulates coughing. I suggest the...

Answered on : 27 Sep 2007

Your symptoms are suggestive of IBS. I suggest you do the following:

  1. Regular exercise for 1/2 hour every day. This could be something as...

Answered on : 19 Sep 2007
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