A gastroenterologist is a digestive dysfunction specialist.
You may be guided to visit gastroenterologist, if you are undergoing signs like unusual bowel movements, rectal bleeding, constant heartburn, abdominal pain, bloating, difficulty in swallowing, or are of age to undertake regular screening for colorectal cancer.
Gastroenterologist may treat some conditions includes:
- Celiac disease
- Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis)
- Irritable bowel syndrome.
- Gallbladder disease.
- Heartburn (gastroesophageal reflux)