What is Endoscopy and Colonoscopy?

Your doctor may have suggested either a colonoscopy or endoscopy if you’ve been experiencing stomach problems. While both techniques examine the same anatomical region, they are put to different diagnostic uses. Endoscopy Brownsville is your one-stop shop for digestive health checks and preventative care. In addition, it offers Gerd and Heartburn Treatment in Brooklyn for […]

Treatment for Biliary Sepsis

Damage to internal tissues as a result of the body’s defense against pathogens is what causes sepsis, a potentially fatal sickness. This can happen when the body fights against infection. Abnormal organ function is the result of the body’s natural defense mechanisms against infection becoming dysfunctional rather than effective. The advancement of biliary tract sepsis […]

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 […]

Intestinal Ischemia

Blood flow through the major vessels that supply your intestines slows, or even stops when you have intestinal ischemia. A blood clot blockage or a narrowing of an artery due to a buildup of deposits, such as cholesterol, are just a few of the many possible causes.   Is ischemia of the intestines a threat […]

3 Categories of Screening used by Gastroenterologists 

A gastroenterologist should be a part of your health care team when you’re experiencing digestive issues or have reached a certain age where colonoscopies are recommended.  A gastroenterologist receives specialized training in gastrointestinal procedures as part of their education. As a result, they are able to provide patients with a wide range of gastrointestinal disorders […]