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Do I need special screenings because of my history of heavy smoking?

A: Yes, there are a couple of screening tests recommended specifically for people who smoke or have smoked in the past, depending on their age, when they stopped smoking and their particular smoking habits. Smokers have an increased risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm. With this, the lower part... Read More

What is watermelon stomach?

A: The term watermelon stomach is another name for a condition called gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE). With a name like watermelon stomach, it's not surprising that the image of a large, oval-shaped belly may be the first thing to pop into your mind. Rather, the term comes... Read More