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What is Gastroenterology ?

Gastroenterology is the study of diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract - including the Pancreas, Gall Bladder, Bile Duct), Stomach, Liver, Large Intestines and Small Intestines. These parts of the body play a role in the digestive process.

Some of the conditions studied and treated by gastroenterologists include Heartburn; Waterbrash; Dysphagia; Dyspepsia; Nausea and Vomiting; Anorexia; Gas and Bloating; Constipation; Diarrhoea; Malnutrition; Abdominal Complaints; Liver Disease, and Gastrointestinal Bleeding.

More about Gastroenterology:

A medical specialist in the field of gastroenterology is called a gastroenterologist.

The gastrointestinal medical interview generally includes description of the symptom itself, history of previous gastrointestinal disorders or surgery, consideration of any symptoms that could imply the presence of organic disease (e.g. anaemia or weight loss) and usually also consideration of the patient's psychological and psychosocial state e.g. any traumatic events at about the time of the onset of the present and/or previous complaints. A family history may also be taken.




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