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Nurse Endorses Coffee to Stimulate Bowels After Surgery

Passing gas doesn't seem like a great accomplishment unless you have had abdominal surgery. Doctors need to stimulate bowels after surgery to prevent POI.

Nicholas Shaheen, MD, GI expert
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Show 1179: What Should You Do About Digestive Distress?

Listen to find out when your digestive distress might signal a serious problem and when you could manage it at home with simple remedies.

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Abdominal Obstruction Due To Lisinopril Is Life Threatening

Have you ever had a really bad bellyache? Such attacks can be hard to diagnose. If the BP drug lisinopril causes abdominal obstruction it can be deadly!