A Day In The Life Of A Gastroenterologist A Peek at the Gastroenterologist s in Visakhapatnam
Introduction What is Gastroenterology? • It is that branch of medicine which deals with disorders of the stomach and intestines. Who is a Gastroenterologist? • A Gastroenterologist is a physician with dedicated training and unique experience in the management of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver.
Gastroenterologist Gastroenterologists have a thorough understanding of how food moves through the digestive tract (called motility) and the physical and chemical break down of food (digestion), including the absorption of nutrients and the removal of waste products. Gastroenterologists also focus on the digestive function of the liver.
Gastroenterologist Gastroenterologists specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis, management, and treatment of the following symptoms and conditions: Abdominal pain and discomfort Bleeding in the digestive tract Cancer (e.g., colorectal cancer, stomach [gastric] cancer, pancreatic cancer, liver cancer) Constipation and diarrhea Difficulty swallowing
Gastroenterologist Gastroenterologists specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis, management, and treatment of the following symptoms and conditions: Inflammation in the digestive tract (e.g., gastritis) Liver disease (e.g., hepatitis, jaundice) Malabsorption disorders (e.g., celiac disease, lactose intolerance) Stomach upset, nausea, vomiting Ulcers
Gastroenterologist Gastroenterologists specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis, management, and treatment of the following symptoms and conditions: Gallbladder disease Heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) Hemorrhoids Hiatal hernias
Conclusion In conclusion, a gastroenterologist’s job doesn’t just end with treating the patient with diseases or illnesses listed above, they also need to make sure that the illness does not re surface. Some of the things that also make it in their job profile is- Caring for patients in different settings (e.g., doctor's office, hospital) 2) Evaluating and treating patients with GI symptoms and conditions 3) Performing diagnostic procedures (e.g., endoscopic procedures, such as colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, sigmoidoscopy) 4) Providing recommendations to help prevent disease and maintain good health
Conclusion Vishakhapatnam has seen an increase in good gastroenterologists and success stories related to them. If you have any gastro related health concerns, visit multispecialty hospitals in town with some of the country’s best gastroenterologists to treat you.
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