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Lipomas are soft fatty lumps that grow under the skin.
Epidermoid and pilar cysts are commonly referred to as ‘sebaceous cysts’. These are smooth round lumps which you can see and feel just beneath the skin surface. They are very common.
Heartburn is also called gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD or sometimes GERD) and it occurs when the acidic contents of the stomach flow backwards into the gullet.
Bowel habits can vary from person to person, day to day. However a sudden and noticeable change to your bowel habit can be suggestive of an underlying health issue.
Bowel incontinence is an inability to control bowel movements, resulting in involuntary soiling.
An inguinal hernia is a lump in the groin that occurs when the bowels or other tissues are pushed through a defect in the muscular wall of the lower part of the abdomen wall.
Haemorrhoids or ‘piles’ as they are commonly known, are vascular cushions at or just inside the opening of the bottom.
Groin pain consists of any discomfort in the area between your stomach and your thigh i.e. where your abdomen ends and your legs begin.
Gallstones are collections of crystals of various substances in the bile. They look like small stones or gravel and they grow in the gall bladder.
Diverticulosis is a common condition of the colon that causes small pockets to form along its length.