Study of the normal function and diseased of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver is known as Gastroenterology. Even the medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the digestive system.
Gastroenterologists primarily assess the structure of the digestive tract and are experts in diseases of the digestive tract. Abdominal pain, bleeding in the digestive tract, colorectal cancer, stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, constipation and diarrhea, difficulty swallowing, polyps, diverticular disease, Crohn’s disease, gallbladder disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), colitis, heartburn, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), hemorrhoids, stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, and ulcers.
Endoscopic ultrasounds to inspect the upper and lower tract and other internal organs. Colonoscopies to notice colon cancer. Cholangiopancreatography to identify tumors, gallstones, or scar tissue in the bile duct area. Sigmoidoscopies to evaluate blood loss in the bowel. Liver biopsies to assess fibrosis and inflammation. Capsule endoscopies to examine the small intestine. Double balloon enteroscopy to examine the small intestine.
Your gastroenterologist will begin by asking you about the symptoms you have been getting, the duration of the symptoms, any previous tests, and treatments, risk factors, other medical problems, medications, allergies, and social history and will conduct an examination and provide a list of tests.
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