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  • 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
  • How to Deal With Ulcerative Colitis
    Ulcerative colitis, a type of inflammatory bowel disease, causes painful open sores in your large intestine and rectum. The disease can affect both children and adults. Although there is currently Read more
  • Diverticulitis: What Is it and How to Deal With 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
  • Treatment for Hemorrhoids
    Many people develop hemorrhoids at some point, particularly between the ages of 45-65. Hemorrhoids are typically associated with pain, discomfort, itching and irritation around the anus. They can also result Read more
  • 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
  • Do I Need an Endoscopy
    Gastroenterologists are concerned with conditions that affect the stomach, intestinal tract, colon and other organs involved in digestion and waste elimination. These conditions include certain types of cancer, biliary tract Read more
  • What to Do About Precancerous Polyps
    Gastroenterologists, also called GI doctors, are concerned with a wide array of issues involving the digestive system. One concern for gastroenterologists is precancerous polyps in the colon, rectum and other Read more
  • FAQ to Gastroenterologists
    When it comes to matters involving your digestive tract, stomach, and colon, a gastroenterologist is the doctor to consult with. GI specialists also help patients with matters involving the pancreas, gallbladder, Read more
  • Welcome to Our Blog
    Welcome to the Blog of Digestive Medicine Associates Digestive Medicine Associates would like to welcome you to our blog. Here you will find informative and useful postings about gastroenterology and our Read more

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