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  • How a Colonoscopy Could End Up Saving Your Life
    Delaying a colonoscopy could put your health in great jeopardy—are you overdue for this diagnostic procedure? Here at Digestive Medicine Associates in Miami, Hialeah, Coral Gables, Kendall, and Pembroke Pines, Read more
  • How Chewing Gum Can Affect Your GI Tract
    If you ever chewed gum as a kid then you probably remember an adult telling you not to swallow that gum or else it would get stuck in your intestines. Read more
  • Dealing With Acute Pancreatitis
    Acute pancreatitis strikes suddenly, causing severe pain and vomiting. More than 300,000 people are admitted to U.S. hospitals every year due to acute pancreatitis, according to The National Pancreas Foundation. What Read more
  • Dealing With Hepatitis B
    Dealing With Hepatitis B Have you been diagnosed with Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is an infection of the liver that is caused by the hepatitis B virus. The virus is passed Read more
  • Dealing with a Hiatal Hernia
    A hiatal hernia is when the stomach bulges through an opening in the diaphragm. Some people don’t even now that they have a hiatal hernia because it doesn’t always produce Read more
  • Treating Hemorrhoids
    While an embarrassing condition, hemorrhoids are rather common and will happen to the majority of us at some point during our lifetime. This condition occurs when the veins around the Read more
  • What is Pancreatitis?
    The pancreas is an organ that we don’t often give much thought to and yet it’s quite important. After all, it is responsible for releasing digestive enzymes into the small Read more
  • Why is a Colonoscopy Performed?
    While you may have never had a colonoscopy before, chances are good that you have at least heard about them. A minimally invasive nonsurgical procedure, colonoscopies allow our gastroenterologists in Read more
  • Dealing With Lactose Intolerance
    When people experience frequent bouts of flatulence, abdominal bloating, cramps, and diarrhea, it's disconcerting and sometimes unpredictable. Your gastroenterologist may review your symptoms and do some in-office testing to determine Read more
  • Are You Struggling with Crohn's Disease?
    Crohn’s disease is a complex medical condition that results in inflammation of your digestive tract, often producing severe, painful symptoms. Luckily, the gastroenterologists at Digestive Medicine Associates offer a wide Read more
  • Dealing With Indigestion
    7 Tips for Dealing With Indigestion Suffering from indigestion? Most people have indigestion at some point in their lives. Indigestion, also called dyspepsia, is defined as a persistent or recurrent pain Read more
  • Colon Cancer Screening
    One of the most effective screening methods for detecting the earliest signs of colorectal cancer is through a colonoscopy. A colonoscopy allows a gastroenterologist to be able to examine the Read more
  • Diverticulitis: What Is it and How to Treat it
    Diverticulitis is a condition in which small pouches or sacs called diverticula form in the large intestine, or colon, and become inflamed. When the sacs are inflamed, they can bulge Read more
  • Dealing With Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a condition affecting the large intestine or colon. It is associated with a variety of symptoms, including abdominal discomfort and diarrhea. The exact cause Read more
  • What Are Polyps?
    A polyp: you may have heard of this condition, but remain unsure on what exactly it is. Most commonly developed in the colon, polyps are small clumps of cells that Read more
  • The Benefits of an Endoscopy
    Do you need an endoscopy? If you're suffering from a digestive problem, your gastroenterologist may recommend an endoscopy. An endoscopy is a medical procedure used to examine a person's gastrointestinal Read more

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