The feeling of wanting to throw up (vomit).
Dead tissue that surrounds healthy tissue in the body.
A condition in which part of the tissue in the intestines is destroyed. Occurs mainly in under-weight newborn babies. A temporary ileostomy may be necessary.
Irritation of the liver with no known cause. Occurs in newborn babies. Symptoms include jaundice and liver cell changes.
New and abnormal growth of tissue that may or may not cause cancer. Also called tumor.
An operation to sew the top of the stomach (fundus) around the esophagus. Used to stop stomach contents from flowing back into the esophagus (reflux) and to repair a hiatal hernia.
See Celiac Disease.
Constant pain or discomfort in the upper GI tract. Symptoms include burning, nausea, and bloating, but no ulcer. Possibly caused by muscle spasms.
A virus that may cause GI infection and diarrhea. See also Gastroenteritis.
Abnormal muscle tightening in the esophagus.