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Digestive Problems

Preventing Digestive Problems: Foods to Avoid

Digestive Problems ERCPWhile every individual is different, there are certain foods that are known to cause digestive problems in a majority of patients. Digestive problems are a trigger that can lead people to visit a doctor and ultimately undergo an ERCP procedure. While ERCP procedures are fairly common, they can be dangerous and cause life-ending or debilitating problems.

One way to avoid an ERCP procedure is to maintain digestive health. For patients experiencing chronic digestive problems, it may be helpful to avoid these foods and make note of improvements over a period of time. When avoiding foods, it may also be useful for the patient to make note of the types of digestive complications associated with the foods. This may assist doctors in ordering the correct tests to identify food allergies and other complications that may contribute to digestive disorders.
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Common digestive problems

Common Digestive Problems

common-digestive-problemsCommon digestive problems may be caused by several factors, from certain ingredients in a meal to underlying digestive disorders. In many cases, common digestive problems can be treated with a healthier diet or over-the-counter medications to relieve temporary pain and discomfort. However, persistent problems may indicate a digestive disorder. Patients whose digestive symptoms seem to linger or worsen over time should visit a gastrointestinal specialist. In cases of severe symptoms, special procedures such as endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) may be prescribed.
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