Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, a colonoscopy may detect polyps. a gastroenterologist will remove these polyps during the colonoscopy. The removal of polyps will appear in a major decline in the likelihood of contracting colorectal cancer in the future.
A gastroenterologist is a doctor who specializes in the stomach, small and large intestine and other digestive organs (liver, pancreas, bile ducts, and gall bladder). Gastroenterologists see patients in the clinic and hospital, and also give endoscopic methods.
If you are 45 years or older, have a family history of GI cancer, or if you have complained to your family physician about a digestive difficulty such as persistent abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, illness, or heartburn, something is changing your digestive system.
No. Gastroenterologists do endoscopic procedures but do not do surgery. When needed, they work closely with surgeons.
All gastroenterologists are trained in liver condition to some extent, but Dr. Hussain Bohri is trained especially in liver disorder (hepatologists).
A doctor may want to do an endoscopy, especially if gastrointestinal bleeding is identified. Other experiments might include blood work, ultrasound, CT scan, MRI and liver biopsy.
The liver takes out some necessary parties, including detoxification of toxic substances in your body including alcohol and drugs, purifying your blood and making and storing some important nutrients.