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  • 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
  • What is Crohn's Disease?
    What your gastroenterologists in Miami, Florida want you to know Crohn’s disease can dramatically affect your life by causing inflammation of your digestive tract. The symptoms of Crohn’s disease are typically 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
  • Do You Need an Endoscopy?
    If you have digestive problems, you know just how frustrating a condition this can be. Getting to the bottom of your digestion issues is key to treating the underlying issues 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
  • FAQs about a Colonoscopy
    Getting a colonoscopy for the first time? Then you might be curious to know more about it. No matter how healthy you are, at some point, you will need to get Read more
  • The Symptoms of Hemorrhoids
    Though people often make jokes about hemorrhoids, they are no laughing matter for the estimated 1 million Americans who live with them each year (estimated by the Epidemiology and Impact Read more
  • When's a Right Time to Get a Colonoscopy
    What your gastroenterologist wants you to know The right time to get a colonoscopy is if you are over 50 years old, or if you have a family history of colon Read more
  • The Cause of Constipation and Diarrhea
    People in commercials love to talk about diarrhea and constipation, but in real life, the subjects are rarely discussed, even though they affect us all. Understanding what causes the conditions Read more
  • Carcinoid Tumors
    Cancerous carcinoid tumors form in the lining of your gastrointestinal tract and can be caused by certain digestive conditions. The rare tumors are often treated with surgery and medications. What are Read more

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