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  • Is Gas Causing My Chest Pain?
    Feeling any kind of pain or discomfort in your chest can certainly be scary; however, if you are simply dealing with gas pains you may notice a fullness or tightness Read more
  • What To Know About Primary Biliary Cholangitis
    Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) may not be a disease that you’ve heard about, yet this autoimmune disease is more common than you may realize. In fact, about 1 in every Read more
  • Heartburn: Symptoms and Treatment
    It’s Taco Tuesday and everyone is happy; everyone but you. While you might love tacos you just know the burning pain you’re going to experience the minute you put that Read more
  • What is Endoscopic Ultrasonography or EUS?
    EUS from your gastroenterologists in Oakbrook Terrace, and Chicago, IL, can protect your health.Endoscopic ultrasonography, also known as EUS, is a more detailed, definitive diagnostic tool, often used in conjunction Read more
  • Do I Need a Colonoscopy?
    Colorectal cancer is on the rise, particularly in young adults. While this is alarming, it is important to know that your gastroenterologist has an effective way to prevent and even Read more
  • When You Should See a Gastroenterologist
    If you are experiencing persistent or severe gastrointestinal problems, it might be time to see a gastroenterologist. Abdominal pain, heartburn, constipation, and other related symptoms could be signs of a Read more
  • How We Treat Hepatitis
    If you have been diagnosed with a form of hepatitis, chances are good that your doctor has referred you to a specialist. A gastroenterologist is a doctor that specializes in Read more
  • What To Do for Reoccurring Constipation
    Sure, we know that no one really wants to talk about their bowels; however, when something just isn’t working properly, embarrassment goes right out the window as you search for Read more
  • Finding Treatment for a Rectocele
    Rectocele, better known as posterior vaginal prolapse, results from a weakening of the tissue that lies between the vagina and rectum (the rectovaginal septum). This can lead to a bulge Read more
  • Everything You Need To Know About Liver Disease
    Liver disease can refer to several different ailments that can negatively impact the regular function and health of your liver. Some physical signs can alert you that something may be Read more
  • What Is Achalasia?
    The esophagus is a tube that directs food from the throat to the stomach. Achalasia is a rare swallowing disorder that makes it more challenging for both foods and liquids Read more
  • What Is an Anal Fistula?
    The inside of the anus is lined with small glands. These glands can be infected when the mucus they secrete gets blocked. This leads to an abscess. Unfortunately, if the Read more
  • Knowing the Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis
    Approximately 750,000 people in the US are living with ulcerative colitis. While relatively less common than other bowel diseases, you probably can’t go very long without seeing an ad for Read more
  • Everything To Know About Gallstones
    When was the last time you thought about your gallbladder? Probably never, right? Well, this little organ that you haven’t thought much about is responsible for releasing bile to help Read more
  • Types of Irritable Bowel Disorders
    Could your stomach problems be caused by IBD? Dealing with stomach cramps, bloating, and other digestive issues that keep coming and going? If so, you may be wondering if you’re suffering Read more
  • Reasons Why You Need a Colonoscopy
    A colonoscopy is a type of internal examination that is performed to detect issues inside the colon (large intestine). If problems, such as abnormal tissue, are detected, your gastroenterologist can Read more