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  • When Should I See a Doctor About Frequent Diarrhea?
    Diarrhea might not be something you want to talk about; however, it happens to everyone. Whether it’s a stomach bug, something you ate, or a more serious and underlying digestive Read more
  • What To Know About Colon and Rectal Polyps
    Has a gastroenterologist just found colon polyps during your routine colonoscopy? If so, you may be wondering what these masses are, why they occur, and if this could put you Read more
  • What Is a Hiatal Hernia?
    Do you deal with constant acid reflux? Is heartburn commonplace? Do you feel full quickly after eating? If so, these could all be signs of a condition known as a Read more
  • Crohn's Disease FAQs
    Crohn's disease affects your digestive tract, it's a chronic condition that causes symptoms that can impact every aspect of your life. The most common of these are recurring abdominal pain Read more
  • Am I Lactose Intolerant?
    Is your morning latte suddenly making your stomach do flips? Do you experience gastrointestinal upset whenever you enjoy a cheesy slice of pizza? Any gastroenterologist knows that this can be Read more
  • When to Get an Endoscopy
    At Digestive Medicine Associates, we can provide an endoscopy in Hialeah, Coral Gables, Miami, and Pembroke Pines, FL, for residents experiencing a variety of different pain types. But when do you need this Read more
  • What Causes Incontinence?
    Are you having trouble making it to the bathroom in time? Do you notice issues such as leakage, particularly when passing gas? If so, these are signs of fecal or Read more
  • What Is a Perianal Abscess?
    Noticing a painful lump or bump near the anus? We know this might be a rather embarrassing topic, and one you may wish to simply ignore; however, naturally, you may Read more
  • What Is Infectious Colitis?
    Colitis simply means that there is inflammation present in the colon, or large intestines, and it’s often caused by bacteria but can also be caused by a virus or parasite. Read more
  • Finding a Celiac-Friendly Diet
    Although gluten-free is a great diet trend that some are now following, for others following a gluten-free diet is essential for their health. This is due to the fact that Read more
  • What Is an Upper Endoscopy?
    The doctors at Digestive Medicine Associates can perform an upper endoscopy in Hialeah, Coral Gables, Kendall, Pembroke Pines, FL. What Is an Upper Endoscopy? An upper endoscopy in Hialeah, Coral Gables, Kendall, Read more
  • When To Use a Stool Softener vs. Laxative
    Many of us experience constipation or difficulty moving our bowels at some point in life. Constipation may be very uncomfortable, which warrants seeking some relief through medication. However, you may Read more
  • Is There a Way To Prevent Gallstones?
    Whether you have a family history of gallstones or you’ve had them in the past and would like to avoid them in the future, did you know that there are Read more
  • Know the Different Types of GI Ulcers
    Ulcers are sores that develop in the lining of the digestive tract. They can develop in various places within the gastrointestinal system including the stomach and intestines, and some people Read more
  • Know the Symptoms of Pancreatitis
    The pancreas is an organ in the digestive system that lies behind the stomach and is responsible for producing insulin, as well as a host of other digestive enzymes and Read more
  • Over-the-Counter Treatments for Constipation
    Constipation can be both a figurative and literal pain in the butt. If you’re having trouble going, you may be looking for simple over-the-counter solutions that can help you go. Read more

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