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  1. Abdominal Masses
  2. Abdominal Pain
  3. Abdominal Reduction
  4. Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  5. Achalasia
  6. Acid Reflux and Oesophagitis
  7. Acute Diarrhoea in Adults
  8. Acute Diarrhoea in Children
  9. Acute Pancreatitis
  10. Aminosalicylates
  11. Amoebiasis
  12. Anal Fissure
  13. Antacids
  14. Anthelmintics - Medicines for Worms
  15. Antidiarrhoeal Medicines for Acute Diarrhoea
  16. Antispasmodic Medicines
  17. Appendicitis
  18. Barium Enema
  19. Barium Swallow/Meal/Follow Through
  20. Barrett's Oesophagus
  21. Bile Acid Malabsorption/Diarrhoea
  22. Bowel (Colonic) Polyps
  23. CT Colonography
  24. Campylobacter
  25. Childhood Gastro-oesophageal Reflux
  26. Chronic Pancreatitis
  27. Clostridium Difficile
  28. Coeliac Disease
  29. Coeliac Disease Diet Sheet
  30. Colon Cancer and Rectal Cancer
  31. Colonoscopy
  32. Constipation in Adults
  33. Constipation in Children
  34. Cryptosporidium
  35. Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome
  36. Cystic Fibrosis
  37. Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  38. Diet Sheet for Oesophageal Reflux
  39. Dietary Advice for People with a New Stoma
  40. Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  41. Diverticula (including Diverticulosis, Diverticular Disease and Diverticulitis)
  42. Duodenal Ulcer
  43. Dysentery and Shigella
  44. Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
  45. Dyspepsia in Pregnancy
  46. E. Coli and VTEC O157
  47. ERCP
  48. Eosinophilic Oesophagitis
  49. Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs)
  50. Fibre and Fibre Supplements
  51. Food Allergy and Intolerance
  52. Food Poisoning in Adults
  53. Gallstones Diet Sheet
  54. Gastritis
  55. Gastroenteritis in Adults
  56. Gastroenteritis in Children
  57. Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  58. Gastroscopy (Endoscopy)
  59. Giardia
  60. H2 Blockers
  61. Hernia
  62. Hiatus Hernia
  63. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  64. Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diet Sheet
  65. Itchy Bottom (Pruritus Ani)
  66. Lactose Intolerance
  67. Laxatives
  68. Liver Biopsy
  69. Lumps in the Groin
  70. MRCP Scan
  71. Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  72. Medicines for Nausea
  73. Mesenteric Adenitis
  74. Motion (Travel) Sickness
  75. Mouth Ulcers
  76. Nausea and Vomiting
  77. Non-ulcer Dyspepsia (Functional Dyspepsia)
  78. Norovirus
  79. Oesophageal Cancer
  80. Orlistat (Xenical®) Healthy Eating Guide
  81. Orlistat - Help With Weight Loss
  82. Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome
  83. PEG Feeding Tubes
  84. Pancreatic Cancer
  85. Persistent Nausea or Vomiting
  86. Piles (Haemorrhoids)
  87. Poo (Stool) Sample
  88. Primary Liver Cancer
  89. Proctalgia Fugax and Anal Pain
  90. Proton Pump Inhibitors
  91. Pyloric Stenosis
  92. Rectal Bleeding (Blood in Faeces)
  93. Rectal Bleeding in Children
  94. Rectal Prolapse
  95. Rotavirus
  96. Roundworms
  97. Salmonella
  98. Screening for Bowel (Colorectal) Cancer
  99. Sigmoidoscopy
  100. Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  101. Stomach Pain (Helicobacter Pylori)
  102. Stomach Ulcer (Gastric Ulcer)
  103. The Gut
  104. The Pancreas
  105. The Spleen
  106. Threadworms
  107. Tips for Dealing with Lactose Intolerance
  108. Toddler's Diarrhoea
  109. Traveller's Diarrhoea
  110. Vomiting Blood (Haematemesis)
  111. Wind/Gas/Bloating