A healthy digestive system is essential for the body to function properly. Forrest City Medical Center offers gastrointestinal (GI) services to help doctors diagnose and treat GI issues and get your digestive system back on track. Gastroenterology is the care and treatment the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and liver and you may need to consult with a surgeon if you experience health concerns with your:
- Esophagus (the tube that connects your mouth to your stomach)
- Small intestine
- Bile ducts
While there are various reasons for seeing a surgeons, most would include noticeable issues with swallowing, heartburn, food coming back up after you swallow and severe diarrhea.
These issues could be minor concerns but they might also be signs of a more serious condition. Just a few of the diseases and conditions they manage include:
- Crohn’s disease
- Ulcerative colitis
- Cancer of the esophagus
- Colon polyps
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