CategoryColonoscopy

  • What is Peritonitis? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

    What is Peritonitis? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

    What is Peritonitis?

    There is a thin layer of tissue that lines your inner abdominal wall and covers most of your abdominal organs. This silky membrane is called the peritoneum. When the peritoneum becomes inflamed, it causes a...

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  • Preparing for a Colonoscopy

    Preparing for a Colonoscopy

    Preparing for a colonoscopy can certainly cause a little bit of anxiety. Whether it’s a week before your test or you’re having your colonoscopy the next day, it’s perfectly normal to feel a little nervous. However, knowledge is power—and...

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  • Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Your Colonoscopy

    Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Your Colonoscopy

    Largely, one of the problems with gastrointestinal concerns is that mild, yet ongoing, symptoms may be indicative of a more significant problem. It’s not unheard of for the beginning symptoms of colon cancer to be mistaken for other conditions...

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  • 2019 Guts and Butts 5K

    2019 Guts and Butts 5K

    Raising awareness of the risks of colon cancer is serious business. It is quite literally life saving, because when found early colon cancer is over 90% curable. The physicians of GI Associates are ready at any moment to discuss the benefits of a...

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  • Home Tests vs. Colonoscopies

    Home Tests vs. Colonoscopies

    The prevalence and necessity of colonoscopies is pretty well understood in the gastroenterology world, and the team at GI Associates love to educate all of our patients, especially those in the approaching age 45. With the recent rise of colon...

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