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Digestive Disease Clinic can treat a wide variety of gastrointestinal problems.
When we think of a gastroenterologist, we often think of stomach or gallbladder problems. While gastroenterologists, such as Dr. Gupta, can certainly treat these sorts of problems, their expertise extends to the entire digestive system, a complex network of related organ systems. Here, then, is a brief overview of situations in which it is appropriate to seek the services of a gastroenterologist.
Are you worried about your health?
We can help diagnose and treat these problems:
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Endoscopic Ultrasonography
- Upper Endoscopy
- Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
- Capsule Endoscopy
- Esophageal dilation
- Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
- Esophageal Testing
Stomach problems may include unexplained pain in the abdomen (belly), bloating, nausea, vomiting, spitting up blood, loss of appetite, not being able to eat like before, weight loss, black or dark stool.
Intestinal ProblemsIntestinal problems may include diarrhea, constipation, blood in the stool, or change in stool shape.
Pancreatic DiseasePancreatic disease may include pancreatitis, weight loss, abdominal pain, family history of gastrointestinal cancer.
Liver ProblemsLiver problems may include jaundice, hepatitis, and abnormal liver lab tests.
Gallbladder ProblemsGallbladder problems may include abdominal pain before or after the gallbladder is removed.
Anal or Rectal ProblemsAnal or rectal problems may include anal or rectal pain, lumps.
Esophageal ProblemsThese swallowing problems may include chest pain, heart burn, bad breath, sour or bitter taste in the throat, or unexplained asthma.
Additionally, Dr. Gupta can generally help adults with fatigue, unexpected weight loss, general poor health, in combination with the above symptoms.