*What Is Gastroenterology?
Not many of us know what all comes under human gastrointestinal system. When we consider the human gastrointestinal system, we think it consists only of stomach and intestines. Gastroenterology includes the study and examination of the regular function as well as the diseases of:
*Colon and rectum
The most common conditions/diseases/disorders diagnosed and treated by gastroenterologists from Gastroenterology Treatment in chennai include:-
● Gallbladder Disease
● Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
● Inflammatory Bowel Disease
● Celiac Disease
Doctors who are trained to diagnose and treat numerous disorders inside and within the gastrointestinal tract and liver are known as Gastroenterologist. Through many frequently occurring signs and symptoms we can get an indication as to when to visit our gastroenterologist and get Gastroenterology Treatment in chennai.
Let’s see the signs you should consider to schedule a consultation with your gastroenterologist:-
1. Abnormal Bowel Movements
Constipation can happen due to many reasons such as diet, blockage, neurological conditions, hormonal or muscular issues, and other such factors.
Diarrhea not only happens due to virus, parasite/bacteria, medicinal reaction, and lactose intolerance, etc., it can also indicate other digestive disorders such as Ulcerative colitis, Digestive disorders, etc.
2. Rectal Bleeding
Blood in the stool can indicate many conditions depending upon their degree but they generally mean there is bleeding somewhere within your digestive tract. This can be due to hemorrhoids, anal fissure (a small cut/tear in the lining of the anus), or it could be something that requires medical attention like cancer.
3. Frequent Heartburn
The heartburns we get now and then is nothing of concern yet frequent heartburns may indicate several health conditions such as Barrett’s Esophagus, Esophagus cancer, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), etc.
4. Regular Colorectal Cancer Screening for People Aged 50+ Years
It is important for a screening test which is done as a preventative measure, even before the symptoms occur. Colorectal cancer may begin as a ‘precancerous polyp’ that can be detected and removed through the help of colonoscopy.
5. Abdominal Pain, Bloating
This is the condition when abdominal pain or bloating might occur after every meal you eat. This can even accompany along with nausea, painful bowel movements.
Frequent esophageal pain, difficulty, pain, or inability while swallowing. This can happen due to many ailments and might increase or persist.
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