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Here you can read more about the problems and diseases of the stomach and intestines.

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Spring Worm

pringworm is a common but harmless intestinal parasite. The most obvious symptom is that it itches in the buttocks, especially at night and at night. The treatment consists of medicines and being careful with hygiene.

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Itching in the Rectum

Itching in or around the rectum is common in both adults and children. The itching may be due to various things, such as the skin around the rectum opening being washed too often, hemorrhoids or tapeworms. It can also itch without any cause. You can relieve the itching in different ways.

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Hemorrhoids are a common, but usually harmless, problem. It can bleed, itch and sting around the rectum. It can also leak a bit of mucus or stool and you may feel something bulging at the rectum opening. Hemorrhoids often get better by themselves, but you may need medicines that relieve.

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Fecal Incontinence

Stool incontinence means it leaks poop without you being able to prevent it. The fact that it is delicious may be due to different things. There is a lot you can do yourself to relieve, but sometimes an operation may be needed. Having stool incontinence is more common than many people think.

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Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is an inflammation of the lining of the rectum, but the colon can also become inflamed. Common symptoms are poop blood and diarrhea, and you can rush to the toilet in a hurry. You may also have a stomach ache after eating. Ulcerative colitis does not go away, but with treatment it can often be trouble-free.

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Crohn’s Disease

Crohn's disease is a disease that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, usually in the small intestine and the first part of the large intestine. Common symptoms are diarrhea, stomach crunch after eating and losing weight. The disease does not pass, but with treatment you can live almost as usual. The treatment consists of different types of drugs.

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Bowel Pain

The bowels of the body move with convulsive movements to move the food forward. Intestinal twist means that there has been a stop in the small intestine or colon. This can either be due to an intestinal obstruction or because the bowel movements have temporarily stopped. Intestinal twists are a serious condition that usually requires hospital care.

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Groin Hernia

or at the scrotum. Both children and adults can have groin rupture without feeling it, but it can also cause major problems. Groin hernia does not disappear by itself, but must be operated on. Groin hernias in children are always operated. In adults, it is operated if it causes problems.

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Glands in Children

Glandular stomach means that the baby's lymph nodes in the stomach swell up and hurt. Often it hurts at the bottom of the stomach, especially on the right side. It is common for the child to have had a cold before. The gland can sometimes be difficult to distinguish from appendicitis.

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Invagination in Children

The bowels of the body move with convulsive movements to move the food forward. Invagination means that part of the intestine has crept into the subsequent part. Then the intestine gets stuffy and the baby often gets very sore. Invagination is most common in children between six months and three years.

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IBS – Sensitive Bowel

IBS means that there is a disturbance in how the gut works and its feel. At IBS you have stomach upset and diarrhea or constipation. The symptoms can sometimes be very troublesome, but they can often be reduced by avoiding certain foods or by using non-prescription drugs.

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Umbilical Hernia

Umbilical hernia means that an area on the inside of the stomach near the navel has weakened. A so-called hernia sac is formed under the skin and there is a round bulge on the abdomen. Umbilical hernia almost always grows away in children.

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Stomach Pain in Adults

You can get a stomach ache for many reasons. The cause can be obvious, for example in case of food poisoning or menstrual pain. Sometimes it is more difficult to know what it is due to, for example if the problems are about stress or a disease that is difficult to detect. Often, stomach pain goes away by itself but sometimes you may need treatment.