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  • Colonoscopy

    Colonoscopy Colonoscopy is a procedure that lets your doctor see directly inside your entire colon using a flexible tube. It can detect intestinal problems such as bleeding or early signs of colorect...

  • Diverticulitis

    Diverticulitis Diverticuli are herniations in the muscular layer of the colon that produce small, saclike swellings. Diverticulitis occurs when diverticuli become inflamed and infected. Examine the p...

  • EGD: Upper Endoscopy

    EGD: Upper Endoscopy An upper endoscopy (EGD) allows a doctor to visualize your esophagus, stomach, and duodenum, or the upper part of your small intestine. EGD uses a special tube to help diagnose i...

  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

    Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Sigmoidoscopy allows a doctor to examine the lower portion of your colon using a thin tube. It may be used to help diagnose certain intestinal problems that can cause symptoms ...

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disease affecting the intestines. The cause of IBS is not known, but stress and emotions are thought to be contributing factors. Learn mor...

  • Kidney Stones

    Kidney Stones Kidney stones are a common problem, that affect about 12 percent of men and 5 percent of women. Stones are typically caused by an imbalance in the urinary system caused by too little wa...