• What is Diverticulitis?
    What is diverticulitis? Normally, we pay no attention to our large intestines, but if you have symptoms of diverticulitis, you're well aware of your bowel. Painful, inflamed bulges in the intestinal Read more
  • Symptoms and Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    Is it constipation? Is it diarrhea? Frankly, when a patient complains to his or her physician about GI problems, the doctor has to wonder, "Is it Irritable Bowel Syndrome?" If Read more
  • Do I Have Hemorrhoids?
    Wondering if you have hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids are very common, especially among people ages 45 to 75. Hemorrhoids are inflamed and swollen veins around the anus or in the lower rectum. Read more
  • Your Diet Affects More Than Your Waistline
    Unfortunately, many of us eat the foods we crave before thinking about how it affects our digestive health. Your digestive health is directly impacted by the lifestyle you live and Read more
  • Symptoms of a Gallstone
    Gallstones are a very common problem. You're at risk of developing gallstones if you're overweight or obese, female, or 40 or over. Gallstones are hardened deposits of bile inside the Read more
  • Treating Chronic Diarrhea
    Diarrhea is very common. When you have diarrhea, your bowel movements are loose and watery. In most cases, diarrhea lasts a couple of days. Chronic diarrhea is diarrhea that lasts Read more
  • What is Causing My Constipation?
    Having trouble going to the bathroom? Find out what might be to blame. Constipation is an annoying and embarrassing problem that all of us will experience at some point. Constipation is Read more
  • Do I Need an Upper Endoscopy?
    This diagnostic procedure could determine the root cause of your digestive issues. An upper endoscopy is a simple procedure in which your gastroenterologist will insert a small, flexible tube that contains Read more
  • What is Ulcerative Colitis?
    Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes severe and even bloody diarrhea that can result in abdominal pain and unexpected weight loss. While people have Read more
  • What You Should Know About C. diff
    C. difficile (Clostridium difficile) is an infection that should be talked about more often than it is despite the fact that it infects half a million Americans each year. While C. diff bacteria Read more
  • What is Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease?
    Do you find that most mealtimes end up being ruined by gnawing, nagging heartburn? While most people will experience heartburn at some point during their lifetime, if you are someone Read more
  • Common Signs of Hepatitis C
    Hepatitis C is an infectious disease that causes liver inflammation, sometimes leading to serious liver damage. Most people have no symptoms right after they have been infected, and since any Read more
  • What is Causing My Heartburn?
    You would love to just be able to sit down and enjoy a meal, but you know that not long afterward you are going to be dealing with the burning, Read more
  • Why is a Colonoscopy Recommended?
    Chances are good you’ve heard of a colonoscopy before, whether through a health report on the news or because you know someone who had to get one. A colonoscopy is Read more
  • What to Do About Precancerous Polyps
    Gastroenterologists, also called GI doctors, are concerned with a wide array of issues involving the digestive system. One concern for gastroenterologists is precancerous polyps in the colon, rectum and other Read more
  • FAQ to Gastroenterologists
    When it comes to matters involving your digestive tract, stomach, and colon, a gastroenterologist is the doctor to consult with. GI specialists also help patients with matters involving the pancreas, Read more

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