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G6PD Deficiency

G6PD deficiency is an inherited condition. It is when the body doesn’t have enough of an enzyme called G6PD. Here's what you need to know about this condition.

Gallbladder Cancer: Overview

Gallbladder cancer starts in the cells that form the gallbladder. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Gallbladder Surgery (Cholecystectomy)

Stones in the gallbladder can cause painful symptoms and put you at risk of other problems. See how the stones form, and why you may need surgery to remove the gland.

Gallstone Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is a disease that causes inflammation and pain in your pancreas, the small organ that produces fluids and enzymes to break down food. This is part of the digestive process. When a gallstone blocking your pancreatic duct ...

Gallstones

Gallstones are lumps of solid material that form in your gallbladder. They are made when the digestive juice called bile gets hard and stone-like. Gallstones can be as small as a grain of sand or as big as a golf ball. Your gallbladder ...

Gangrene

Gangrene happens when blood flow to tissues is cut off. This causes the tissue to die.

Gas in the Digestive Tract

Everyone has gas. It may be painful and embarrassing, but it is not dangerous. Your body gets rid of gas by burping or by passing it through your rectum. Most people make about 1 to 4 pints of gas a day. It is common to pass gas about 14...

Gastric Polyps

Gastric polyps are abnormal growths on the inner lining of your stomach. Most are harmless and don't cause symptoms. But some of them turn into cancer.

Gastritis

Gastritis is when your stomach lining gets red and swollen (inflamed). Your stomach lining is strong. In most cases acid does not hurt it. But it can get inflamed and irritated if you drink too much alcohol, eat spicy foods, or smoke.

Gastritis

Gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach. It can have a number of causes, but most are lifestyle excesses—smoking, too much alcohol, too much caffeine, and overeating. This video explores the many causes of gastritis, ...

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)/Heartburn

GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a digestive disorder. It is caused when gastric acid from your stomach flows back up into your esophagus.

Gastroesophageal Reflux in Children

Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is a digestive disorder. Gastroesophageal refers to the stomach and esophagus. The esophagus is the tube that connects the throat to the stomach. Reflux means to flow back or return.

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)

A gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is a rare tumor of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Gastroparesis

Gastroparesis is a stomach disorder. It happens when your stomach takes too long to empty out food. If food stays in your stomach for too long, it can cause problems.

Gaucher Disease

Gaucher disease is a rare genetic disorder passed down from parents to children (inherited). When you have Gaucher disease, you are missing an enzyme that breaks down fatty substances called lipids. Lipids start to build up in certain ...

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

If you tend to worry a lot, even when there’s no reason, you may have generalized anxiety disorder or GAD. Medicine and lifestyle changes can help.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) in Children and Teens

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a mental health problem. A child with GAD has a lot of worry and fear that seems to have no real cause.

GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) in Children

GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a long-term (chronic) digestive disorder. It happens when stomach contents flow back up (reflux) into the food pipe (esophagus).

Germ Cell Tumors in Children

Germ cells form as a baby grows in the womb. The cells usually form the eggs (ova) in females and the sperm in males. Germ cell tumors are made up of these underdeveloped cells. The tumors may be cancer (malignant) or not cancer (benign).

Germ Cell Tumors in Children

Germ cells form as a baby grows in the womb. The cells usually form the eggs (ova) in females and the sperm in males. Germ cell tumors are made up of these underdeveloped cells. The tumors may be cancer (malignant) or not cancer (benign).

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that happens during pregnancy. The symptoms of gestational diabetes usually go away after delivery. But sometimes they do not, or you may develop type 2 diabetes later.

Gestational Hypertension

Gestational hypertension is high blood pressure in pregnancy. It occurs in about 3 in 50 pregnancies.

Getting Your Cholesterol Tested

Your body needs cholesterol to make hormones and to keep your cells healthy. Cholesterol comes from two sources: your liver and your diet. But if your diet exceeds the body’s need for cholesterol or saturated fats, your cholesterol level...

Giant Cell Tumor

A giant cell tumor is one that is made up of a large number of benign (noncancerous) cells that form an aggressive tumor. It usually develops near a joint at the end of the bone. The location of a giant cell tumor is often in the knee, ...

Giardiasis

Giardiasis is an infection. It is caused by a parasite called Giardia. It causes diarrhea.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a health problem where the fluid inside the eyes slowly builds up and doesn’t drain correctly. This causes an increase in eye pressure that can ultimately damage the optic nerve. Here's what you need to know.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can cause vision loss and blindness. This video will tell you more about glaucoma and how it is treated.

Glioblastoma Multiforme

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common brain tumor in adults.Treatment is aggressive and involves surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.

Gliomas

A glioma is a type of brain tumor that originates from glial cells, which help support the function of the other main brain cell type—the neuron.

Glomerulonephritis

When the kidneys' filters (glomeruli) become inflamed and scarred it is called glomerulonephritis. The kidneys slowly lose their ability to remove wastes and excess fluid from the blood to make urine.

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