Cholecystitis

Inflammation of the gallbladder is referred to as cholecystitis. Right below your liver and gallbladder lies a little pear-shaped organ known as the gallbladder. The digestive fluid stored in the gallbladder is expelled into the small intestine by the gallbladder (bile).  For more information about this condition, you can contact Doral Health and Wellness Gastroenterology […]

Ulcerative Colitis

One of the most common causes of ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease called ulcerative colitis, which results in inflammation and ulcers (sores) in the digestive tract. The rectum and the colon’s inner lining are both affected by ulcerative colitis, which is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease. Symptoms frequently take longer to appear than […]

Achalasia

Achalasia is a condition in which food and liquids have difficulty passing through the esophagus, the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.  For more information about this condition, you can contact Doral Health and Wellness Gastroenterology Center. When nerves in the esophagus are injured, achalasia ensues. To put it another way, over time, […]

Cholangitis

Bile duct inflammation is referred to as Cholangitis. From your liver and gallbladder, your bile is carried into your small intestine by a network of tubes called the bile ducts (the duodenum). Bacterial infections are the primary cause of most occurrences of cholangitis. Even so, it may be a long-term problem (chronic).  For more information […]

Colon Polyps

A polyp on the lining of the colon is a tiny cluster of cells. Polyps in the colon are generally harmless. It’s important to note, however, that certain polyps may grow into colon cancer, which can be lethal in its later stages if identified.  If you need to undergo a colon cancer screening, you can […]

Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is a form of inflammatory bowel disease that lasts a person’s entire life. It is also referred to as regional enteritis or ileitis (IBD). Because of this condition, the digestive tract, and especially the small and large intestines, can become swollen and sore.  Crohn’s disease has been linked to both diarrhea and abdominal […]

Causes of Biliary Sepsis

A potentially fatal disorder, sepsis develops whenever the body responds to infection and causes tissue damage within the body itself. When the body’s defenses against infection malfunction instead of helping, it leads to aberrant organ function. Due to its progression and strong correlation with important benign or malignant disorders of the biliary system, pancreas, and […]

What is Mallory-Weiss Syndrome?

It is typical for the junction of the esophagus and stomach to suffer a tear or laceration, a condition known as Mallory-Weiss syndrome (gastroesophageal junction). When this happens, internal bleeding can occur. Most often, the lesion is the result of an extended episode of vomiting. Endoscopy Brownsville is the place to go for digestive health […]

What are the risk factors and treatments for esophagitis?

Inflammation of the esophagus can cause permanent damage to the tissues that line the elastic canal that carries the food you eat to your stomach. In addition to making swallowing uncomfortable and difficult, esophagitis can also induce chest pain. Esophagitis can be brought on by a number of factors, including refluxed stomach acid, infection, certain […]

Primary Biliary Cholangitis

It is a condition that affects the liver and gets progressively worse over time, which ultimately results in the biliary tract breaking down more and more. Bile is a fluid secreted by the liver. You’ll be able to digest food better and absorb more vitamins. As a bonus, it aids the body in flushing out […]