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  • Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome (Gorlin Syndrome)
    The risk for ovarian cancer and skin cancer is increased with basal cell nevus syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.
  • Before Undergoing Genetic Testing for Cancer
    Testing methods vary from laboratory to laboratory and may affect the likelihood that the lab will identify a mutation in the gene if one is present. Different laboratory studies have the ability to detect different types of mutations. Accuracy will vary, depending upon the type of genetic testing method performed.
  • 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 may form 1 large stone, hundreds of tiny stones, or both sizes at the same time.
  • 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 times a day.
  • Gastric Restrictive Surgery
    Gastric restrictive surgery is a type of bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery. It limits the amount of food you can eat. This surgery may be used to treat severe obesity when diet, exercise, and medicine have failed.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gastrointestinal Conditions
    Detailed information on gastrointestinal conditions in children
  • 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.
  • General Information About Cancer: Overview
    Detailed information on cancer, including cancer diagnosis, cancer staging, cancer grading, cancer treatment, cancer surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, immunotherapy, biological therapy, and cancer clinical trials
  • General Nutrition Guidelines During Cancer Treatment
    You may have difficulty eating or lose your appetite during cancer treatment. Try eating small, frequent meals instead of three large ones. To improve your appetite, don't drink beverages with your meals.
  • 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.
  • Genetic Services for Cancer Diagnosis: When, Where, How
    If you have a family history of multiple cases of the same or related types of cancer, you may need genetic counseling. Generally, you can find genetic counseling and other genetic services at large hospitals or medical centers.
  • Genetics of Ovarian Cancer
    Detailed information on the genetics of ovarian cancer, including hereditary breast ovarian cancer syndrome, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, ovarian cancer and hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer, and basal cell nevus syndrome (Gorlin syndrome)
  • Genitourinary Conditions
    Detailed information on genital and urinary conditions in children
  • Giardiasis
    Giardiasis is an infection 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.
  • 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.
  • Glomerulosclerosis
    Glomerulosclerosis is scarring in the tiny blood vessels in the kidneys called the glomeruli. These are the tiny units in the kidneys that filter urine from the blood.
  • Glucose Monitoring Devices
    You can monitor your blood sugar at home with one of a variety of devices that use a small sample of blood.
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