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  • What is a Flexible Sigmoidoscopy?
    What is a Flexible Sigmoidoscopy? A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a critical diagnostic tool to evaluate the health of your large intestine, or colon. An ultra-thin, flexible tube called a sigmoidoscope is Read more
  • What is Barrett's Esophagus?
    If you’ve been dealing with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and you have either been ignoring your symptoms or haven’t been able to get them under control then you could end Read more
  • Signs You May Have a Peptic Ulcer
    Peptic ulcers, or stomach ulcers, are breaks or holes in the lining of the stomach. An ulcer in the first part of the intestines is known as a duodenal ulcer. Read more
  • What is a Hiatal Hernia?
    Though many people never know they have one due to lack of symptoms, a hiatal hernia can cause complications which can affect your daily life. Knowing the signs and symptoms Read more
  • When is a Colonoscopy Needed?
    This simple diagnostic test could help us detect the early signs of colorectal cancer.   Colorectal cancer can happen to both men and women. In many cases, you won’t even experience symptoms Read more
  • Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance and Celiac Disease
    Tummy troubles? When some people are diagnosed with celiac disease, they also discover that they are lactose intolerant and have difficulty digesting milk and dairy products. Read on to learn Read more
  • Managing Your Chronic Heartburn
    Got heartburn? Heartburn, also known as acid indigestion, is a form of indigestion felt as a burning pain in the chest. It's caused when stomach acid flows up into your Read more
  • 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
  • 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

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