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Dr. Chandra Prakash Tanwar

MD Medicine

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Dr. Srimannarayana Y

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Surgical Gastroenterology

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Dr. Nikhil Jillawar

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Gastroenterology

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What Is Gastroenterology?

Gastroenterology is a general medicine subspecialty. It focuses on the digestive system, its associated organs, and their disorders. The main function of the gastrointestinal system is to digest and transfer food, assimilate nutrients, eliminate toxins from the body. It is mainly concerned with the illnesses affecting the organs starting from the mouth to the anus i.e. the gastrointestinal tract.

What Are The Most Common Gastroenterological Diseases?

Gastroenterology experts can treat various diseases like acid reflux, ulcers,, hepatitis C, polyps/growths (which usually occur in the large intestine), jaundice, hemorrhoids, bloody stools, pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), colon cancer, constipation, defecation problems, acute or chronic diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, rectal problems in women, inflammatory bowel diseases like chron’s disease or ulcerative colitis etc. The symptoms for these diseases are wide rang

Who Are Gastroenterologists?

Practitioners trained under this specialty are known as gastroenterologists. These doctors are educated and trained for a total of 10 years, including undergraduate medical education, a MD in internal medicine and DM or fellowship in gastroenterology. Gastroenterology doctors are skilled to perform diagnostic and remedial tests like colonoscopy, endoscopy, ERCP, gastroscopy , endoscopic ultrasound, and liver biopsy. Some gastroenterologists also perform advanced endoscopy, hepatology and treat

When To Consult A Gastroenterologist?

The best gastroenterologist should be immediately consulted if there is an unexplained abdominal complaints. Also, if the patient is undergoing severe abdominal pain, then a gastroenterology specialist must be contacted. people over 50, usually consult gastroenterologists for precautionary reasons, as there are high possibilities of colon cancer.

What Are The Common Treatment Methods?

Gastroenterologists diagnose illnesses in both men and women. In order to perform various tests, they use specialized tools to get a closer view of the GI tract for analysis. They are not trained to perform surgeries but work with GI surgeons. They perform endoscopic ultrasounds, to test both the GI tract and other internal organs. Colonoscopies are also done to diagnose colon cancer or colon polyps if any. ERCP i.e. endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is performed for the identifica

Why online consultation might help?

The focus of online consultation is to immediately address any symptoms which might show up, in order to prevent further deterioration of the condition. It helps to manage the chronic conditions of the patient while avoiding the stressors associated with in-person consultations like cost, time etc.

What do our Gastroenterologists treat?

Our Gastroenterologists are extensively trained to identify and treat disorders and ailments of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract . This includes the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), and biliary system (liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts). A gastroenterologist will be able to guide more on the symptoms and conditions of the GI organs mentioned below.

1. Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain refers to pain in the area between the chest and the pelvic area. Inflammation or underlying health conditions usually cause abdominal pain.

2. Anxiety

Anxiety, is usually described as a state of apprehension and increased alertness. The most common symptoms of anxiety attacks are palpitations, shortness of breath, dizziness and numbness, trembling etc. If a person feels caught in severe danger, parted from reality or loses control of the body, then there are high chances of suffering from an anxiety disorder. It is extremely difficult for a person suffering from anxiety to overcome emotional distress. An anxiety attack might range from a few minutes to long hours. There may be a high level of stress response and fear, that the patient may ex

3. Fever

Fever is a state of abnormally high temperature along with other symptoms like cold, cough, headache, bodyache, etc

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4. Elbow Pain

Elbow pain can be due to a fracture or dislocation. It can also be due to tendon or nerve damage. Nerve injuries cause burning pain. Pain can worsen with forearm movements and can lead to numbness of the hand. A few other reasons of elbow pain are, lateral epicondylitis, medial epicondylitis, olecranon bursitis, biceps and triceps tendonitis, cubital tunnel syndrome, radial tunnel syndrome and dislocation.

5. Dandruff

Dandruff is one of the most common skin ailments and affects 1 out of 5 individuals. Its symptoms include itchy scalp and flaking white skin. Dandruff is sometimes recurring in nature and needs to be treated effectively, so as to ensure that it doesn’t come back. Anti-dandruff and antifungal shampoos along with therapy are used for the treatment. Dandruff is one of the most common skin ailments and affects 1 out of 5 individuals. Its symptoms include itchy scalp and flaking white skin on the scalp and the hair. These flakes are often visible on the clothes of the patient. Dandruff can bec

6. Fungal Infection

Fungi live on the skin just like bacteria. However, sometimes an infection can occur due to many factors such as lack of hygiene, or lowered immunity in the body. There are many types of fungal infections, such as athlete’s foot, ringworm, jock’s itch and more. To know more about the symptoms and to get the right treatment.

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