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  • How We Treat Hepatitis
    If you have been diagnosed with a form of hepatitis, chances are good that your doctor has referred you to a specialist. A gastroenterologist is a doctor that specializes in Read more
  • What To Do for Reoccurring Constipation
    Sure, we know that no one really wants to talk about their bowels; however, when something just isn’t working properly, embarrassment goes right out the window as you search for Read more
  • Finding Treatment for a Rectocele
    Rectocele, better known as posterior vaginal prolapse, results from a weakening of the tissue that lies between the vagina and rectum (the rectovaginal septum). This can lead to a bulge Read more
  • The Benefits Of A Colonoscopy
    A colonoscopy from your gastroenterologists in Hialeah, Coral Gables, Pembroke Pines, and Miami, FL, can protect your health. Have you had a colonoscopy? No one really talks much about a colonoscopy, Read more
  • What Is Achalasia?
    The esophagus is a tube that directs food from the throat to the stomach. Achalasia is a rare swallowing disorder that makes it more challenging for both foods and liquids Read more
  • What Is an Anal Fistula?
    The inside of the anus is lined with small glands. These glands can be infected when the mucus they secrete gets blocked. This leads to an abscess. Unfortunately, if the Read more
  • Knowing the Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis
    Approximately 750,000 people in the US are living with ulcerative colitis. While relatively less common than other bowel diseases, you probably can’t go very long without seeing an ad for Read more
  • Everything To Know About Gallstones
    When was the last time you thought about your gallbladder? Probably never, right? Well, this little organ that you haven’t thought much about is responsible for releasing bile to help Read more
  • Understanding Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    Irritable bowel syndrome can cause chronic abdominal discomfort, constipation, diarrhea, and other symptoms. Also referred to as IBS, this condition affects the large intestine, which is commonly known as the Read more
  • Finding the Right Crohns Disease Diet
    Being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease will necessitate certain diet adjustments since certain foods could aggravate your symptoms. According to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, Crohn’s disease could likewise interfere with Read more
  • Finding Ways To Prevent Hemorrhoids
    Prone to hemorrhoids? Here are some ways to prevent flare-ups.   Hemorrhoids are serious (and literal) pain in the butt. Of course, certain factors can predispose people to have hemorrhoids. If you’ve Read more
  • Reasons You May Need an Endoscopy
    Endoscopy is a type of medical procedure that is used to visually examine the insides of your body. It utilizes an endoscope, which is a flexible tube with a small Read more
  • Seeing a Gastroenterologist for Chronic Diarrhea
    Everyone has an occasional bout of diarrhea. It could be stress or something you ate; however, what if your diarrhea doesn’t go away? If you are experiencing diarrhea consistently for Read more
  • Signs of a Stomach Ulcer
    Are you dealing with a burning pain in your stomach that is accompanied by bloating, lack of appetite, and heartburn? If so, you could be dealing with a peptic ulcer. Read more
  • Types of Irritable Bowel Disorders
    Could your stomach problems be caused by IBD?   Dealing with stomach cramps, bloating, and other digestive issues that keep coming and going? If so, you may be wondering if you’re suffering Read more
  • What Is an Anal Fissure?
    Do you notice spots of bright red blood when you wipe? Do you experience anal itching? If so, these could be signs of an anal fissure. The lining of the Read more

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