To assess the health of your liver, your doctor may recommend a FibroScan test, which is an ultrasound of the liver. A FibroScan is usually ordered for patients with medical conditions that can affect liver health, such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. The test can also be used to monitor
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Colonoscopy is a procedure that involves introducing a thin, flexible, lighted instrument into the rectum to examine the large intestine (colon) for abnormalities. It is the gold standard for the detection of the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States—colon cancer. Nonetheless, even with the life-saving benefits of a colonoscopy, many people
At inSite Digestive Health Care, our gastroenterologists believe in an accurate and timely diagnosis to give our patients the best possible outcomes. To diagnose gastrointestinal problems, we may use a breathing test, which is a non-invasive way of diagnosing a number of gastrointestinal conditions. We provide convenient at-home breath test kits for our patients.
Many Americans suffer from hemorrhoids for a long time before they seek intervention due to the stigma associated with the condition. Nonetheless, as embarrassing as hemorrhoids seemingly are, they are no laughing matter, and choosing to ignore them will only prolong your suffering. Getting them treated by a gastroenterologist (GI doctor) can prevent them from