• What To Know About Colon and Rectal Polyps
    Has a gastroenterologist just found colon polyps during your routine colonoscopy? If so, you may be wondering what these masses are, why they occur, and if this could put you Read more
  • What Is a Hiatal Hernia?
    Do you deal with constant acid reflux? Is heartburn commonplace? Do you feel full quickly after eating? If so, these could all be signs of a condition known as a Read more
  • Am I Lactose Intolerant?
    Is your morning latte suddenly making your stomach do flips? Do you experience gastrointestinal upset whenever you enjoy a cheesy slice of pizza? Any gastroenterologist knows that this can be Read more
  • What Causes Incontinence?
    Are you having trouble making it to the bathroom in time? Do you notice issues such as leakage, particularly when passing gas? If so, these are signs of fecal or Read more
  • What Is a Perianal Abscess?
    Noticing a painful lump or bump near the anus? We know this might be a rather embarrassing topic, and one you may wish to simply ignore; however, naturally, you may Read more
  • When to See Your GI Specialist
    A GI specialist in Oakbrook Terrace, and Chicago, IL is a person who can help patients with all issues related to their digestion. Your doctors at Summit Digestive and Liver Read more
  • What Is Infectious Colitis?
    Colitis simply means that there is inflammation present in the colon, or large intestines, and it’s often caused by bacteria but can also be caused by a virus or parasite. Read more
  • Finding a Celiac-Friendly Diet
    Although gluten-free is a great diet trend that some are now following, for others following a gluten-free diet is essential for their health. This is due to the fact that Read more
  • How To Prepare For A Colonoscopy
    Colonoscopies performed by your gastroenterologists at Summit Digestive and Liver Disease Specialists in Oakbrook Terrace and Chicago, IL, offer important information about the health of your large intestine (colon) and Read more