Colon Cancer Screening
The visual examination of the large intestine (colon) using a lighted, flexible fiber optic or video endoscope. The colon begins in the right-lower abdomen and looks like a big question mark as it moves up and around the abdomen, ending in the rectum. It is 5 to 6 feet long.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
“The muscles in your colon that squeeze to push stool through malfunction,” says Dr Dar. The muscles either contract too quickly, giving you diarrhea (IBS-D), or too slowly, so you’re constipated (IBS-C). People may develop IBS after a GI illness, a course of antibiotics, or emotional trauma.
Acid Reflux Disease
A condition is also known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Two particular types of reflux disease may e diagnosed. This is why you should seek medical help when you develop symptoms like heartburn.