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Endoscopy means looking inside and typically refers to looking inside the body for medical reasons using an instrument called an endoscope.
Capsule endoscopy has revolutionised the way we image the bowel. Equivalent to the size of a pill, capsule endoscopy is a wireless based method that captures images of the inside of the bowel, in particular areas of the small intestine which may not be accessible by traditional endoscopes.
If considered the appropriate test, your doctor will assess whether the test will be appropriate for you.
In medicine, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of inflammatory conditions of the colon and small intestine. The major types of IBD are Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
IBS is a common long term condition of the gut which results in bouts of diarrhoea and/or constipation and associated bloating and abdominal pain. Common triggers include stress and diet.
Although there is no cure to IBS, medications, dietary modifications and psychological interventions can be considered based on the predominant symptoms.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), gastric reflux disease, or acid reflux disease is defined as chronic symptoms or mucosal damage produced by the abnormal reflux in the oesophagus.