Digestive Disorders

Digestive Disorders

Diverticulosis is the condition of having diverticula in the colon. These are outpocketings of the colonic mucosa and sub mucosa through weaknesses of muscle layers in the colon wall.

Minor Rectal Bleeding is where a few drops of bright red (fresh) blood from the rectum, which may appear on the stool, on the toilet paper or in the toilet bowel. There are several possible causes for minor rectal bleeding from hemorrhoids to colon cancer.

Barrett’s Esophagus is an abnormal change in the cells of lining of the esophagus. A positive diagnosis generally requires observing specific macroscopic and microspic changes. The main cause of Barrett Esophagus is the thought to be damage from chronic acid exposure.

Polyps are an abnormal growth of tissue projecting from a mucous membrane. Polyps are commonly found in the colon, stomach, nose, sinus (es), urinary bladder and uterus. They may also occur elsewhere in the body where mucous membranes exist like the cervix, vocal folds, and small intestine. 90% of time colon polyps are source of colon cancer

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the lower rectum or anus. Hemorrhoids are a result from an increase in pressure inside the veins of the rectum. Common causes include constipation, pregnancy, childbirth, obesity, heavy lifting, diarrhea and sitting for long periods of time.

  • Liver Disorders
  • Crohns Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Reflex Disorders / Heartburn
  • Weight Loss
  • Jaundice
  • Hepatitis B & C
  • Cirrhosis
  • Diagnose, Manage, and evaluation of the digestive systems cancer