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Importance and Benefits of Colon Cancer

What Are the Importance and Benefits of Colon Cancer Screening?

The importance of colon cancer screening cannot be overstated. Early detection through routine screenings and diagnostic services can dramatically increase the chances of successful treatment and recovery. With gastrointestinal health screenings and preventive measures, residents of Conyers can proactively combat

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Understanding a Colonoscopy: An In-depth Guide

Understanding a Colonoscopy: An In-depth Guide

A colonoscopy is a standout preventive measure and diagnostic tool within gastroenterology, playing a vital role in identifying and thwarting colon cancer and other gastrointestinal conditions. This expanded guide delves into a colonoscopy’s significance, preparatory steps, the procedure itself, and

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Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy: A Vital Tool for Colorectal Health

In colorectal diagnostics and preventive medicine, flexible sigmoidoscopy is a pivotal procedure. This minimally invasive examination allows gastroenterologists to directly visualize the interior of the lower part of the colon, specifically the sigmoid colon and rectum, which are common sites

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What is Abdominal Pain?

What is Abdominal Pain?

Abdominal pains are a common cause for a visit to the doctor’s office. When patients complain of “stomach pain” they are sometimes describing pain that is throughout the abdomen area and may not actually be directly related to the organ

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What is Constipation-colon digestive health specialist

What is Constipation?

Constipation is the infrequent and difficult passage of stool. The frequency of bowel movements varies among healthy individuals ranging from three bowel movements a day to three a week. Constipation is generally described as having fewer than three bowel movements

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What is Colon Cancer - colon health specialist

What is Colon Cancer?

Colon Cancer begins in the large intestine (colon). The colon is the final part of the digestive tract. Colon cancer usually affects older adults although it can occur at any age. It usually begins as small clumps of cells called

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What is Diarrhea

What is Diarrhea?

Diarrhea is loose watery stool. This is a common condition. Fortunately, diarrhea is usually short lived lasting just a short time. But if it lasts for weeks, it usually indicates a problem.

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What is Diverticulitis

What is Diverticulitis?

Diverticula are small bulging pouches that can form in the lining of your digestive system. They are found most often in the large intestine (colon). Diverticula are common, especially after the age of 40, and rarely cause problems.

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What is Gas and gas pains

What is Gas and gas pains?

Gas in your digestive system is a part of normal digestion. Burping and flatus gets rid of excessive gas. Eating foods that are more likely to produce gas may result in an increase in gas or gas pain.

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What is Heartburn ?-colon digestive image

What is Heartburn ?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when stomach acid frequently flows back into the esophagus (the tube connecting your mouth and stomach) This acid reflux can irritate the lining of your esophagus. Acid reflux is a quite common condition. Most people

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Irritable bowel syndrome-colon digestive health specialists

What is Irritable bowel syndrome?

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a quite common condition that affects the large intestine leading to abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea or constipation or both. Some people can control their symptoms by managing diet, lifestyle, and stress. More severe

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peptic ulcer-colon digestive health specialist

What is Peptic Ulcers?

Peptic ulcers are open sores that develop on the inside lining of your stomach and the upper portion of your small intestine. The most common symptom of a peptic ulcer is stomach pain. The most common symptom of a peptic

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swallowing difficulty Dysphagia - colon digestive health

What is Swallowing Difficulty?

Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia) means it takes more time and effort to move food or liquid from your mouth to your stomach. This condition may be associated with pain.

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What is Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative Colitis is a disease that causes inflammation and ulcers in the lining of the colon. The disease can affect only a small part of the colon or the entire colon. Ulcerative Colitis can occur in people of any age,

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